|Birth: ||Sep. 29, 1842|
|Death: ||Oct. 16, 1933|
FORMER FARMING RESIDENT DIES AT RICHMOND
Peter Backes, aged 91 years, one of the oldest residents of Richmond, died there at 12:30 p.m. Monday at his home. He was born September, 1842, in Nunkirchen, Sarbrueken Trier, Germany, and came to America at the age of 17 years, and resided for a time east of Richmond, going later to Farming where he operated a farm until 1903 when he retired and made his home in Richmond.
The survivors are Mrs. Backes, and the following children: Henry, Joseph and Mrs. Mary Evans, Farming; John and Mrs. Andrew Nett, St. Henry, N.D.; Michael of Richmond; and Mrs. B.J. Willenbring, of St. Cloud.
The funeral services will be held this Thursday morning at the SS Peter and Paul Catholic church and internment will be made in the Richmond cemetery.
Peter Backes was the son of Nikolaus and Barbara (Becker) Backes. He married Anna Maria Bock on June 8, 1868 in Richmond, Minnesota.
Peter and Anna had 13 children:
Elizabeth M (Willenbring)
After Anna's death in 1914, Peter married Anna (Spanier) Hemmesch August 31, 1915 in Osakis, Minnesota.
Nicolaus Peter Backes (1812 - 1902)
Barbara Becker Backes (1821 - 1908)
Anna Maria Bock Backes (1849 - 1914)
Mary Anna Spanier Backes (1864 - 1947)*
Maria Backes Evens (1869 - 1956)*
Henry Backes (1871 - 1960)*
John Backes (1872 - 1950)*
Jacob Backes (1875 - 1875)*
Elizabeth Backes (1876 - 1876)*
Joseph T Backes (1877 - 1950)*
Elizabeth Maria Backes Willenbring (1879 - 1918)*
Nicklaus Backes (1881 - 1881)*
Anna Mary Backes Nett (1883 - 1966)*
William Backes (1887 - 1891)*
Barbara Helena Backes Willenbring (1888 - 1973)*
Michael Backes (1890 - 1979)*
Franz Aloys Backes (1895 - 1911)*
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery
Plot: NE, D, 27
Maintained by: Brian Backes
Originally Created by: JT Evens-Simbeck
Record added: Feb 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13438488