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Barbara Becker Backes
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1821, Germany
Death: Oct. 8, 1908
Richmond
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

MRS. NICK BACKES DIES AT TORAH; HAD REACHED THE RIPE OLD AGE OF EIGHTY-SEVEN YEARS.

Mrs. Nick Backes, Sr., died at the home of her son, Peter, in Torah, with whom she has made her home for the past few years, on Thursday morning last, at 4:30 o'clock after a short illness.

The deceased was born in Nunkirchen Reg. Beg. Trier, Germany, July 13, 1821. In the year 1860 the family emigrated to the United States and settled on a farm 1 1/2 miles east of Torah village, where they resided until they gave up active farming. Since the death of her husband several years ago she had made her home in Torah.

She leaves to mourn her death the following children: Peter, John and Jacob, of Torah; Nick and Mrs. M. Knapp, of Roscoe; and two brothers and one sister, John Becker and Mrs. Anna Kron, of Torah, and George Becker of Duluth.

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Barbara Becker was the daughter of Johann and Gertrude (Blasius) Becker. She married Nikolaus Backes November 11, 1841 in Nunkirchen, Germany. Nikolaus and Barbara had 10 children:

Peter
Maria
Barbara (Klein)
Jacob
Johann
Elizabeth (Knaus)
Nikolaus
Margaret (Kirsch)
Nickolaus
Joseph
 
 
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 Parents:
  Johann Becker (1788 - 1839)
  Gertrude Blasius Becker (1797 - 1874)
 
 Spouse:
  Nicolaus Peter Backes (1813 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Peter Backes (1842 - 1933)*
  Maria Backes (1845 - 1857)*
  Anna Barbara Backes Klein (1847 - 1885)*
  Jacob Backes (1850 - 1927)*
  Johann Backes (1853 - 1909)*
  Elizabeth Backes Knaus (1857 - 1934)*
  Nikolaus Backes (1859 - 1859)*
  Margaret Backes Kirsch (1860 - 1950)*
  Nickolaus Backes (1863 - 1947)*
  Joseph J Backes (1865 - 1887)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mathias Becker (1811 - ____)*
  Maria Becker Wollscheid (1814 - ____)*
  Gertrude Becker (1816 - 1840)*
  Peter Becker (1819 - 1897)*
  Barbara Becker Backes (1821 - 1908)
  Jakob Becker (1824 - 1892)*
  John Becker (1827 - 1910)*
  Anna Barbara Becker Kron (1829 - 1913)*
  J George Becker (1833 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery
Richmond
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: NE, B, 15
 
Maintained by: Brian Backes
Originally Created by: JT Evens-Simbeck
Record added: Feb 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13438486
Barbara <i>Becker</i> Backes
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