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John Backus
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Birth: 1772
New York, USA
Death: May 28, 1862
Groton
Tompkins County
New York, USA

Son of John & Jerusha (Baker) Backus. Lived from before 1830 to after 1850 in Livonia, Livingston county, NY. In 1860 he was a resident of Springport, Cayuga county, NY. Married at least 4 times, first to Betsey Day; second to Hannah Fuller; third to Philena Stebbins; and fourth to Betsey (Brown) Berry the widow of Joseph Berry. Had several children the known are: Charles Backus, Hannah (Backus) Buskirk wife of Isaac Buskirk; Laura (Backus) Richmond the wife of Thomas Richmond; Cynthia (Backus) Richardson; Lorenza (Backus) Waters, the wife of William Waters (or Watrous); Harriet (Backus) Culver, the wife of John C Culver; Jerusha (Backus) Osborn, the wife of Henry Osborn or Osborne; Clinton Theron Backus. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Betsey Brown Backus (1788 - 1867)
  Hannah Fuller Backus (1774 - 1825)*
  Philena Stebbins Backus (1783 - 1850)*
  Joanna Backus (1790 - 1855)*
 
 Children:
  Cynthia Richardson*
  Hannah Backus Buskirk (1807 - 1852)*
  Jerusha Backus Osborne (1816 - 1885)*
  Clinton Theron Backus (1827 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Groton Rural Cemetery
Groton
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 19, Sec. G
 
Created by: SLJ
Record added: Aug 18, 2008
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John Backus
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