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Joseph Backus
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1776
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1853
Harborcreek
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Joseph Backus and Olive Parke Backus

Married 12 Aug 1892 to Martha Milliken
Children:
Olive BACKUS b: 6 Aug 1803
Timothy BACKUS b: 2 Jul 1805
Mary BACKUS b: 18 Dec 1807
Joseph BACKUS b: 15 Jul 1808
Elizabeth BACKUS b: 28 Dec 1809
Sarah BACKUS b: 30 Oct 1812
Thomas BACKUS b: 26 Aug 1815
Martha BACKUS b: 2 Jun 1816
Anna BACKUS b: 27 Feb 1819
Aurilla BACKUS b: 19 Oct 1821
Amanda R BACKUS b: 7 Aug 1825

Owned a farm, a mill race, sawing & planning mills, a flour Mill, a distillery, and a maple sugar grove at Harborcreek, PA.

Adjutant in the state militia in the War of 1812, stationed at Ft Erie.
Note: From the Backus Famalies by Reno Warburton Backus
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Backus (1749 - 1830)
  Olive Park Backus (1747 - 1827)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Milliken Backus (1780 - 1860)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Backus (____ - 1889)*
  Joseph Backus (____ - 1877)*
  Olive Backus Henton (1803 - 1871)*
  Timothy Backus (1805 - 1891)*
  Mary Backus Wilkins (1807 - 1893)*
  Elizabeth Backus Morton (1809 - 1887)*
  Baby Girls Backus (1811 - 1811)*
  Sarah Backus Charles (1812 - 1863)*
  Anna Backus Wilkins (1819 - 1886)*
  Amanda Backus Hileman (1825 - 1869)*
 
 Siblings:
  Patience Backus Beard (1774 - 1865)*
  Joseph Backus (1776 - 1853)
  Myron Backus (1779 - 1849)*
  Jesse P. Backus (1791 - 1843)*
  Ezra Parks Backus (1794 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Aged 77 years" Flag on grave indicates War of 1812.

 
Burial:
Hoag Cemetery
Harborcreek
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 42.13042, -79.92419
 
Maintained by: Backus Family History
Originally Created by: Melanie
Record added: Jun 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11255858
Joseph Backus
Added by: Barbara Goggin Brann
 
Joseph Backus
Added by: Melanie
 
Joseph Backus
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Added by: Melanie
 
 
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- Rich Vance
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014
Rest in peace.
- Melanie
 Added: Jun. 28, 2005
 
 
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