Posted By:Steve Johnson
Subject:Erastus Bingham Family Organization
Post Date:March 23, 2005 at 08:25:48
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Dear Family Member

A family organization has been created that includes the descendents of Erastus Bingham and Lucinda Gates. The family organization has been working on several projects the past year. We have moved the Bingham Fort Monument located in Ogden, Utah to the actual Bingham Fort site. Dedication of the monument is scheduled for this spring. We have completed the documentary on the life of Erastus and Lucinda Bingham. We have converted 5 family history books to computer. We have registered our internet domain name for the family organization and created a website at the following address

Our mission as a family organization is to:

1. Develop stronger relationships between family members through reunions and other activities.
2. Make it easier, quicker and less expensive to share information between family members.
3. Gather all family information into one central location to help in the prevention of duplicated research.
4. Facilitate and discuss areas of family research.
5. Locate all family members both living and deceased.
6. Provide services that will benefit family members both physically and spiritually.

Here are some of the services and products offered through the family organization to all registered family members. Family dues are $25.00 annually.

Family Organization Manual
Family Address Book (electronic and paper versions)
Family Website
Family History Information CD (mailed once a year)
Family Grave Site Locator
Family Newsletter (mailed once a year) (paper version)
Family Newsletter (once a month) (email version)
Headstone Replacement Program
Family History Services (Life Sketch Creation, Video Histories, Photo Scanning & Restoration and More) *
The family archives now includes over 8,000 items and is growing larger all the time. You can add items to the family archives by sending copies of your family photos, life sketches, obituaries, family recipes, gedcom files, etc. to the address below.

       Our Families Roots Organization
       P.O. Box 150105
       Ogden, Utah 84415
       Phone: 1-801-605-3885
       Fax: 1-801-605-3885

We hope you will take the time to register your family with the family organization. You can register your family at the family website, writing to the address above or use the order form on the following page. Please feel free to copy this letter and order form and give to other family members. It is our wish that all family members be made aware of this organization.

Steven Glade Johnson              
Our Families Roots Organization