Generation 1

1. Joanna Sarah Bockus

Daughter of John Backus and Maria Koole. She was born the tuesday 30 november 1841 in New York. Joanna Sarah is deceased in Victory Twp, Mason, Michigan the tuesday 27 april 1869 aged of 27 years old. She was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Scottville, Mason, Michigan the wednesday 29 april 1868.

a. Joanna Sarah is married with Patrick Timothy Russell, son of unknown father and mother. He was born the monday 17 march 1845 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. Patrick Timothy is deceased in Victory Twp, Mason, Michigan the monday 15 july 1912 aged of 67 years old. He was buried in North Victory Cemetery, Ludington, Mason, Michigan the thursday 18 july 1912.

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Patrick Timothy Russell - No Photo, Link Only


Joanna Sarah Bockus Russell - No Photo, Link Only

Generation 2

2. John Backus

Son of George C. Backus and Barbara Ritter. He was born the wednesday 30 november 1814 in Montgomery County, New York. John is deceased in Michigan the thursday 30 november 1899 aged of 85 years old.

a. John is married with Maria Koole, daughter of unknown father and mother. She was born the thursday 30 november 1826 in New York. Maria is deceased in Victory Twp, Mason, Michigan the 20 april 1884 aged of 57 years old. She was buried in South Victory Cemetery, Ludington, Mason, Michigan the tuesday 22 april 1884.

Documents


Michigan, Vital Statistics Division, Death Records, 1897-1920


Michigan, Vital Statistics Division, Death Records, 1897-1920

Photos


Maria Koole Backus - No Photo, Link Only

Generation 3

4. George C. Backus

Son of George Jurgan Bockus and Susanna Edel Adle. He was born the monday 30 april 1792 in German Flatts Twp, Herkimer, New York. George C. is deceased in Charleston Twp, Tioga, Pennsylvania the 29 february 1880 aged of 87 years old.

a. George C. is married with Barbara Ritter, daughter of unknown father and mother. She was born the saturday 30 november 1793 in New York. Barbara is deceased in Charleston Twp, Tioga, Pennsylvania the friday 31 december 1869 aged of 76 years old.

Documents


Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963


Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963


Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950

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1850 US Census


1860 US Census


1870 US Census


New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962

Generation 4

8. George Jurgan Bockus

Son of unknown father and mother. He was born the thursday 23 october 1760 in German Flatts Twp, Herkimer, New York. George Jurgan is deceased in Charleston Twp, Tioga, Pennsylvania the saturday 3 june 1848 aged of 87 years old. He was buried in Round Top Cemetery, Charleston Twp, Tioga, Pennsylvania the monday 5 june 1848.

a. George Jurgan is married with Susanna Edel Adle, daughter of unknown father and mother. She was born the monday 9 march 1772 in Mohawk Twp, Montgomery, New York. Susanna Edel is deceased in Charleston Twp, Tioga, Pennsylvania the wednesday 9 august 1843 aged of 71 years old. She was buried in Round Top Cemetery, Charleston Twp, Tioga, Pennsylvania the friday 11 august 1843.

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George Jurgan Bockus


Susanna Edel Adle Bockus

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