Backus Family History

A Genealogical History of the Backus Family and it's Branches

Eunice Backus

Female Abt 1795 - 1833  (~ 38 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Eunice Backus was born about 1795 in Sterling, Windham, Connecticut (daughter of Dr. Thomas Backus, Sr. and Lydia Lathrop); died on 2 Jun 1833 in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Dr. Thomas Backus, Sr. was born on 19 May 1762 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut (son of Maj. Andrew Backus and Lois Pierce); died on 4 Jul 1832 in Sterling, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Jul 1832 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.

    Thomas married Lydia Lathrop on 6 Nov 1793 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut. Lydia was born on 9 May 1770 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 21 Oct 1835 in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 23 Oct 1835 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Lydia Lathrop was born on 9 May 1770 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 21 Oct 1835 in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 23 Oct 1835 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 1. Eunice Backus was born about 1795 in Sterling, Windham, Connecticut; died on 2 Jun 1833 in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut.
    2. Judge Thomas Backus, Jr. was born on 9 Mar 1800 in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut; died on 9 Dec 1858 in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 11 Dec 1858 in Westfield Cemetery, Danielson, Windham, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Maj. Andrew Backus was born on 17 Nov 1733 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (son of Lieut. Samuel Backus, ESQ. and Elizabeth Tracy); died on 20 Nov 1796 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 21 Nov 1796 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.

    Andrew married Lois Pierce on 8 Feb 1759 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut. Lois (daughter of Thomas Pierce and Mary Parkhurst) was born on 14 Aug 1732 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 26 Nov 1815 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 28 Nov 1815 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Lois Pierce was born on 14 Aug 1732 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut (daughter of Thomas Pierce and Mary Parkhurst); died on 26 Nov 1815 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 28 Nov 1815 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. Stephen Backus was born on 27 Nov 1759 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 31 Aug 1845 in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont ; was buried on 2 Sep 1845 in North Royalton Cemetery, North Royalton, Windsor, Vermont .
    2. 2. Dr. Thomas Backus, Sr. was born on 19 May 1762 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 4 Jul 1832 in Sterling, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Jul 1832 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.
    3. Simon Backus was born on 12 Apr 1765 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 19 Sep 1788 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 21 Sep 1788 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.
    4. Hon. Sylvanus Backus, Sr. was born on 3 Jun 1768 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 4 Feb 1817 in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Feb 1817 in Pomfret Street Cemetery, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut.
    5. Eunice Backus was born on 14 Jun 1770 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 9 Jul 1792 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 11 Jul 1792 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.
    6. Mary Backus was born on 7 Jan 1773 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 10 Aug 1829.
    7. Lucy Backus was born on 14 Mar 1777 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 18 Jun 1855.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Lieut. Samuel Backus, ESQ. was born on 6 Jan 1693 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (son of Joseph Backus, Sr. and Elizabeth Huntington); died on 24 Nov 1740 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 26 Nov 1740 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

    Samuel married Elizabeth Tracy on 18 Jan 1716 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Elizabeth (daughter of John Tracy and Elizabeth Leffingwell) was born on 6 Apr 1698 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 26 Jan 1769 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 28 Jan 1769 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Tracy was born on 6 Apr 1698 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut (daughter of John Tracy and Elizabeth Leffingwell); died on 26 Jan 1769 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 28 Jan 1769 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. Samuel Backus was born on 11 Jan 1717 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 2 Oct 1778 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    2. Ann Backus was born on 11 Jun 1718 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 29 Dec 1756.
    3. Elizabeth Backus was born on 21 Feb 1721 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 1 Jul 1745 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 3 Jul 1745 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    4. Rev. Isaac Backus was born on 9 Jan 1724 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 20 Nov 1806 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts; was buried on 22 Nov 1806 in Titicut Parish Cemetery, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
    5. Capt. Elijah Backus was born on 14 Mar 1726 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 4 Sep 1798 in New London, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Sep 1798 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    6. Simon Backus was born on 17 Jan 1729 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 16 Feb 1764 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 18 Feb 1764 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    7. Eunice Backus was born on 17 May 1731 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 10 Aug 1753 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 12 Aug 1753 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    8. 4. Maj. Andrew Backus was born on 17 Nov 1733 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 20 Nov 1796 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 21 Nov 1796 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.
    9. Asa Backus, Sr. was born on 3 May 1736 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 23 Jul 1788 in Franklin, New London, Connecticut ; was buried on 25 Jul 1788 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    10. Lucy Backus was born on 19 Apr 1738 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 10 May 1808 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
    11. John Backus was born on 16 Oct 1740 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; died on 27 Apr 1814 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut; was buried on 29 Apr 1814 in Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

  3. 10.  Thomas Pierce was born on 10 Oct 1696 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts ; died on 18 Jan 1762 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.

    Thomas married Mary Parkhurst. Mary was born on 18 Jan 1702 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 30 Nov 1789 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Mary Parkhurst was born on 18 Jan 1702 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 30 Nov 1789 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 5. Lois Pierce was born on 14 Aug 1732 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; died on 26 Nov 1815 in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut; was buried on 28 Nov 1815 in Old Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut.



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