Backus Family History

Capt. John Couch Backus

Male 1817 - 1888  (71 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Event Map    |    All

  • Name John Couch Backus 
    Title Capt. 
    Born 13 Mar 1817  Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Oct 1888  Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 71 years 
    Buried 28 Oct 1888  Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26840  Backus Genealogy | Backus Family
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2019 

    Father Thomas L. Backus,   b. Abt 1780, Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1821, Lansingville, Tompkins, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Couch,   b. Abt 1781, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1860, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1800  Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Sartwell,   b. 28 Feb 1830, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1860, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married Abt 1857 
    Children 
     1. Coraline Mary Backus,   b. 8 Mar 1858, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1880, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Frank Sartwell Backus,   b. Abt 1860, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1860, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F11921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Almira Windsor,   b. 27 Dec 1842, Franklinville, Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1930, Conewago Twp, Warren, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1860 
    Children 
     1. Frank Sartwell Backus,   b. 11 Mar 1862, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1919, Hazel Hurst, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Alice Belle Backus,   b. Oct 1864, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1866, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    +3. John Clayton "Clayton" Backus,   b. 14 Mar 1866, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1931, Buffalo, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. George Anthony Backus,   b. 12 Jun 1868, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1905, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     5. Frederick William "Fred" Backus,   b. 22 Nov 1870, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1925, Olean, Cattaraugus, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +6. Lucy Ann Mygatt "Lucia" Backus,   b. 11 Nov 1873, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1962, Queens, Queens, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Nelle Almira "Nellie" Backus,   b. 19 Apr 1876, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1965, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Ralph Eugene Backus,   b. 19 Mar 1880, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1880, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Murl Edwin 'Merle' Backus,   b. 19 Apr 1882, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1932, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     10. Harold Eugene "Baldy" Backus,   b. 2 Oct 1886, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1910, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F11920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Mar 1817 - Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Coraline Mary Backus - 8 Mar 1858 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Frank Sartwell Backus - Abt 1860 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Frank Sartwell Backus - 11 Mar 1862 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Alice Belle Backus - Oct 1864 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Clayton "Clayton" Backus - 14 Mar 1866 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - George Anthony Backus - 12 Jun 1868 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Frederick William "Fred" Backus - 22 Nov 1870 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lucy Ann Mygatt "Lucia" Backus - 11 Nov 1873 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Nelle Almira "Nellie" Backus - 19 Apr 1876 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ralph Eugene Backus - 19 Mar 1880 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Murl Edwin ’Merle’ Backus - 19 Apr 1882 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Harold Eugene "Baldy" Backus - 2 Oct 1886 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Oct 1888 - Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Oct 1888 - Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Capt John Couch Backus
    Capt John Couch Backus
    Find A Grave: John
    Plot: Section: 5, 164

    Indexes
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records-Births, 1620-1988
    Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records-Births, 1620-1988
    Source Citation: State of Massachusetts. Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988. Boston, MA, USA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Health Services, 2005.

    Military
    Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999
    Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999
    Source Citation: Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929–1990. Digital Images, 3–5. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

    Civil War
    U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
    U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
    Source Citation: National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865.
    American Civil War Soldiers
    American Civil War Soldiers
    Source Citation: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA.
    U.S., Civil War Pension Index, General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
    U.S., Civil War Pension Index, General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
    Source Citation: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T288, 546 rolls.

    Newspaper Articles
    Smethport's Oldest Landmark
    Smethport's Oldest Landmark
    The Potter Enterprise, Coudersport, Pennsylvania - Thu 28 May 1936

    Obituaries
    Obituary
    Obituary
    The Bradford Era, Bradford, Pennsylvania - 29 Oct 1888

    1850 US Census
    1850 US Census
    1850 US Census
    Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Liberty, McKean, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_795; Page: 55B; Image: 774.

    1860 US Census
    1860 US Census
    1860 US Census
    Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1138; Page: 696; Image: 106; Family History Library Film: 805138.

    1870 US Census
    1870 US Census
    1870 US Census
    Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1372; Page: 711A; Image: 161; Family History Library Film: 552871.

    1880 US Census
    1880 US Census
    1880 US Census
    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Smethport, McKean, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1154; Family History Film: 1255154; Page: 297A; Enumeration District: 090; Image: 0307.


Backus Family History - Created by Dave Backus, maintained by Dave Backus and Mark Backus - © 2008-2019 All rights reserved. | Data Protection Policy

This site powered by The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding v. 12.1, written by Darrin Lythgoe © 2001-2019.