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Grace E. Schofield Backus
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1878
Greenville (Orange County)
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1957
Port Jervis
Orange County
New York, USA

Port Jervis - Mrs. Grace E. Backup, widow of Floyd L. Backus, 101 Kingston avenue, did at home last night.

Mrs. Backup was born in Greenville July 14, 1878, a daughter of Charles and Anna Wood Schofield. She was married to Greenville on August 21, 1901 to Mr. Backus, who died March 29, 1948.

She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church.

She is survived by four sons and two daughters, Lloyd A., of Oakland Valley; Frank L., of White Plains; and George R. and Donald M. Backus of Port Jervis; and Mrs. Neva Wetmore and Mrs. Marian Lembert, also of Port Jervis; Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Frank Stickles of Binghamton; two brothers, Emmett Schofield of Westtown and James H. Scofield of Hornell; several grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and nieces and nephews.

Rev. John D. Chequer will conduct services. Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Sparrowbush.
--Middletown (NY) Times Herald, Tuesday, June 25, 1957, page 7 
Family links: 
  Anna Wood Schofield (1858 - 1934)
  Floyd L. Backus (1877 - 1948)*
  Lloyd H. Backus (1902 - 1981)*
  George Russell Backus (1912 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Sparrowbush Pine Hill Cemetery
Orange County
New York, USA
Created by: Vivian
Record added: Jun 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92015776


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