Backus Family History

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

William J. Backus

Male 1918 - 1962  (44 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William J. Backus was born on 31 Jul 1918 in Geneva, Ontario, New York (son of William Andrew Backus and Harriet "Hattie" Bush); died on 8 Dec 1962 in Lyons, Wayne, New York; was buried on 10 Dec 1962 in Glenwood Cemetery, Geneva, Ontario, New York.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Andrew Backus was born on 11 Jul 1865 in Marcy, Oneida, New York (son of Jeddiah Backus and Elizabeth Crawford); died on 2 Jul 1934 in Lyons, Wayne, New York; was buried on 5 Jul 1934.

    William married Harriet "Hattie" Bush. Harriet was born on 24 Feb 1873 in Michigan; died on 22 Jan 1953 in Ovid, Seneca, New York. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Harriet "Hattie" Bush was born on 24 Feb 1873 in Michigan; died on 22 Jan 1953 in Ovid, Seneca, New York.
    Children:
    1. 1. William J. Backus was born on 31 Jul 1918 in Geneva, Ontario, New York; died on 8 Dec 1962 in Lyons, Wayne, New York; was buried on 10 Dec 1962 in Glenwood Cemetery, Geneva, Ontario, New York.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jeddiah Backus was born in May 1839 in Oswegatchie, St Lawrence, New York (son of Andrew Backus and Mary Steele); died on 28 Aug 1906 in Mentz, Cayuga, New York; was buried on 2 Sep 1906 in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga, New York.

    Jeddiah married Elizabeth Crawford about 1859 in St Lawrence County, New York. Elizabeth was born in Sep 1840 in New York; died on 27 Jul 1921 in Owasco, Cayuga, New York; was buried on 30 Jul 1921 in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga, New York. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Crawford was born in Sep 1840 in New York; died on 27 Jul 1921 in Owasco, Cayuga, New York; was buried on 30 Jul 1921 in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga, New York.
    Children:
    1. John A. Backus was born on 9 Apr 1861 in Oswegatchie, St Lawrence, New York; died on 19 Oct 1931 in Cayuga, Cayuga, New York; was buried on 22 Oct 1931 in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga, New York.
    2. Ruth A. Backus was born about 1862 in Oswegatchie, St Lawrence, New York; died on Yes, date unknown.
    3. 2. William Andrew Backus was born on 11 Jul 1865 in Marcy, Oneida, New York; died on 2 Jul 1934 in Lyons, Wayne, New York; was buried on 5 Jul 1934.
    4. Frank A. Backus was born about 1867 in Marcy, Oneida, New York; died on 12 Feb 1954 in Geneva, Ontario, New York; was buried on 15 Feb 1954 in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga, New York.
    5. Ella D. Backus was born in Jan 1872 in Marcy, Oneida, New York; died on Yes, date unknown.
    6. Margaret "Maggie" Backus was born in May 1878 in Marcy, Oneida, New York; died on 15 Jul 1947 in East Rochester, Monroe, New York; was buried on 17 Jul 1947 in White Haven Memorial Park, Pittsford, Monroe, New York.
    7. Sarah E. Backus was born about 1881 in Marcy, Oneida, New York; died on Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Andrew Backus was born about 1787 in Yorkshire, England; died on 14 Feb 1855 in Heuvelton, St Lawrence, New York; was buried on 16 Feb 1855 in Riverside Cemetery, Rossie, St. Lawrence, New York.

    Andrew married Mary Steele. Mary was born about 1797 in England, United Kingdom; died on 22 Dec 1868 in Heuvelton, St Lawrence, New York; was buried on 24 Dec 1868 in Riverside Cemetery, Rossie, St. Lawrence, New York. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary Steele was born about 1797 in England, United Kingdom; died on 22 Dec 1868 in Heuvelton, St Lawrence, New York; was buried on 24 Dec 1868 in Riverside Cemetery, Rossie, St. Lawrence, New York.
    Children:
    1. Thomas Backus was born on 21 Apr 1818 in York, Yorkshire, England; died on 21 May 1896 in Heuvelton, St Lawrence, New York; was buried on 23 May 1896 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Heuvelton, St Lawrence, New York.
    2. Ruth Ann Backus was born about 1820 in England, United Kingdom; died on 8 Dec 1898 in St Lawrence County, New York; was buried on 10 Dec 1898 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Heuvelton, St Lawrence, New York.
    3. George Backus was born on 14 Oct 1823 in Oswegatchie, St Lawrence, New York; died on 17 Oct 1890 in Rossie, St Lawrence, New York; was buried on 20 Oct 1890 in Riverside Cemetery, Rossie, St. Lawrence, New York.
    4. David Backus was born on 10 Dec 1836 in Oswegatchie, St Lawrence, New York; died on 11 Dec 1921 in Hammond, St Lawrence, New York; was buried on 13 Dec 1921 in Riverside Cemetery, Rossie, St. Lawrence, New York.
    5. 4. Jeddiah Backus was born in May 1839 in Oswegatchie, St Lawrence, New York; died on 28 Aug 1906 in Mentz, Cayuga, New York; was buried on 2 Sep 1906 in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga, New York.



 
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