Generation 1

1. Charles Clark Backus

Son of Luther Backus and Zerviah Clark. He was born the friday 29 may 1807 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut.

Generation 2

2. Luther Backus

Son of Nathaniel Backus and Elizabeth Hebard. He was born the saturday 30 november 1771 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Luther is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the tuesday 18 december 1855 aged of 84 years old. He was buried in Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham, Connecticut the thursday 20 december 1855.

a. Luther is married aged of 23 years old the 21 june 1795 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut with Zerviah Clark aged of 11 years old, daughter of unknown father and mother. She was born the thursday 10 july 1783 in Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut. Zerviah is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the tuesday 3 may 1825 aged of 41 years old. She was buried in Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham, Connecticut the thursday 5 may 1825.

b. Luther is married aged of 54 years old the tuesday 2 may 1826 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut with Betsey Lyman aged of 41 years old, daughter of unknown father and mother. She was born the tuesday 30 november 1784 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut. Betsey is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the saturday 9 june 1827 aged of 42 years old. She was buried in Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham, Connecticut the monday 11 june 1827.

c. Luther is married aged of 55 years old the 28 october 1827 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut with Malinda Lyman aged of 30 years old, daughter of unknown father and mother. She was born the thursday 1 june 1797 in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont. Malinda is deceased the 30 november 1890 aged of 93 years old.

Documents


Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915


Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915


Massachusetts, Death Records, 1840-1915

Photos


Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870


The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011


Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870


Early Connecticut Marriages


Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934


Zerviah Clark Backus


Luther Backus - No Photo, Link Only


Betsey Lyman Backus - No Photo, Link Only


1850 US Census

Generation 3

4. Nathaniel Backus

Son of Samuel Backus and Sarah Gard. He was born the thursday 13 january 1729 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Nathaniel is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the thursday 14 december 1815 aged of 86 years old.

a. Nathaniel is married aged of 24 years old the 7 october 1753 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut with Elizabeth Hebard aged of 22 years old, daughter of Robert Hebard and Ruth Wheelock. She was born the thursday 23 august 1731 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Elizabeth is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the monday 19 july 1813 aged of 81 years old.

Photos


Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870

Generation 4

8. Samuel Backus

Son of William Backus and Mary Benton. He was born the 5 july 1693 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Samuel is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the monday 14 october 1776 aged of 83 years old. He was buried in Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham, Connecticut the wednesday 16 october 1776.

a. Samuel is married aged of 26 years old the saturday 2 december 1719 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut with Sarah Gard aged of 26 years old, daughter of John Gard and Isabel Isabella. She was born the 5 july 1693 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Sarah is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the friday 30 november 1736 aged of 43 years old.

Photos


Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Family Data Collection - Individual Records


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Samuel Backus - No Photo, Link Only

10. Robert Hebard

Son of unknown father and mother. He was born the monday 5 april 1706 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Robert is deceased in Amenia, Dutchess, New York the friday 12 april 1771 aged of 65 years old. He was buried in Old Amenia Burying Ground, Amenia, Dutchess, New York the 14 april 1771.

a. Robert is married aged of 24 years old the 5 november 1730 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut with Ruth Wheelock aged of 17 years old, daughter of Ralph Wheelock and Ruth Huntington. She was born the thursday 25 may 1713 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Ruth is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the wednesday 6 april 1757 aged of 43 years old.

Photos


Robert Hebard - No Photo, Link Only

Generation 5

16. William Backus

Son of William Backus and Sarah Charles. He was born the tuesday 11 may 1660 in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut. William is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the thursday 25 january 1742 aged of 81 years old.

a. William is married aged of 21 years old the monday 3 november 1681 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut with Elizabeth Royce aged of 20 years old, daughter of Jonathan Royce and Derborah Calkins. She was born the friday 31 december 1660 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Elizabeth is deceased in Norwich, New London, Connecticut the friday 28 march 1687 aged of 26 years old.

b. William is married aged of 32 years old the 31 august 1692 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut with Mary Benton aged of 30 years old, daughter of Edward Benton and Mary Hale. She was born the 5 march 1662 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. Mary is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the friday 16 december 1757 aged of 95 years old.

Photos


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Family Data Collection - Individual Records


Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870


Family Data Collection - Individual Records

18. John Gard

Son of unknown father and mother. He was born the wednesday 30 november 1644 in Bidford, Devon, England. John is deceased in Stonington, New London, Connecticut the tuesday 30 november 1723 aged of 79 years old.

a. John is married with Isabel Isabella, daughter of unknown father and mother. She was born the saturday 30 november 1647 in Bidford, Devon, England. Isabel is deceased in Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

22. Ralph Wheelock

Son of Eleazer Wheelock and Elizabeth Fuller. He was born the thursday 12 february 1682 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Ralph is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the tuesday 15 october 1748 aged of 66 years old.

a. Ralph is married aged of 24 years old the saturday 8 january 1707 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut with Ruth Huntington aged of 24 years old, daughter of Christopher Huntington and Sarah Adgate. She was born the saturday 28 november 1682 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. Ruth is deceased in Windham, Windham, Connecticut the saturday 1 september 1725 aged of 42 years old.

Distribution of births

Distribution of weddings

Distribution of deaths