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Theresa Ernst Backes
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1851
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1942

Daughter of Albert Ernst and Theresia Mueller Ernst (buried at St. Mary's outside of Pesotum, Champaign County.) Her father was a German immigrant and Mexican War veteran who received "bounty land" in Peoria County for his war service. She married John Backes in Akron Township and had seven (or eight?) girls.
Children:
Anna Theresa (1872-1931) m. Fred Hessling
Katherine "Katie" (1877-?) m. Frank Eichorst (married in Pesotum, Champaign County, Feb. 11, 1907)
Tillie (Rogers)
Elizabeth (Lizzie) m. ? Stevens
Regina
Mary Jean (1884-1935) m. Adam Heinz
Philomena (Mimie)
Amelia Backes (?) 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Ernst (1818 - 1903)
  Theresia Magdalena Mueller Ernst (1828 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  John Backes (1842 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Theresa Backes Hessling (1872 - 1935)*
  Mary Jean Backes Heinz (1884 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Anne Ernst Wilhelm (1850 - 1926)*
  Theresa Ernst Backes (1851 - 1942)
  Albert Anthony Ernst (1853 - 1920)*
  Katherine Caroline Ernst Knobloch (1855 - 1932)*
  Matilda E. Ernst Williams (1859 - 1935)*
  Amalia Ernst (1863 - 1888)*
  John Matthew Ernst (1865 - 1954)*
  Bertha Ernst Sturm (1869 - 1952)*
  Anna A. Ernst (1870 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Clements Cemetery
Dunlap
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Historical
Record added: Jun 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19998513
Theresa <i>Ernst</i> Backes
Added by: Historical
 
 
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