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Eliza Wilson Backus
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1851
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1936
Wood County
West Virginia, USA

Mrs. Eliza Wilson Backus, aged 84, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Ambler, at Two Mile Hill, South Parkersburg, on Friday, April 3, after an illness of long duration. Her death made the fourth in her family within the last eighteen months, two sisters, Mrs. Emily McCray, 82; Mrs. Evaline McCray, 78, and E.M. Wilson, 81. Mrs. Backus was born in Monongalia County and moved with her parents to Wirt County while yet a very young girl. Practically all her life was spent in Wirt and Wood Counties. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Surviving are seven children, five sons and two daughers, I.P. Backus and C.N. Backus, of Elizabeth, J.E. Backus, of Rt. 2, Elizabeth, E.P. Backus, of Lisbon, Ohio, and Robert Backus, of East Liverpool, Ohio; Mrs. Lucinda McConnaha, Rt. 1, Parkersburg, and Mrs. A. H. Ambler, Rt. 3, Parkersburg, at whose home she died. One brother, E. R. Wilson, Rt. 4, Elizabeth, and one sister, Mrs. W. R. Busch, of North Parkersburg, also survive. A short funeral service was held from the Ambler residence Sunday afternoon, and the main funeral service was held from the Wesleyan M.E. Church, on Standing Stone Sunday afternoon with Rev. E.V. Black officiating. Interment was made in the Rockhold cemetery. 
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  Jesse Backus (1847 - 1917)
  John E. Backus (1876 - 1944)*
  Rosa Florence Backus Ambler (1891 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Rockhold Cemetery
Wirt County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Sep 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59102044
Eliza <i>Wilson</i> Backus
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Eliza <i>Wilson</i> Backus
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