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Backus Family History (#47039629)
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Bio Photo I am Dave Backus, I created and co-own the Backus Family History web site. I live in Elmira Heights, New York. I am originally from the Oswego County, New York area.
You have my permission to use any GRAVESTONE PICTURES taken by me for private uses. For public use, you may use them as long as I AM GIVEN CREDIT. For commercial use, please contact me. ANY OTHER PHOTOS MAY NOT be used without WRITTEN permission on ANY SITE!
I have been doing genealogy since 2003. I enjoy walking thru the cemeteries and taking photos of the real old stones, wanting to preserve them, because someday they will be gone or unreadable.

My Main Line of Research:
Backus
Bailey
Baker
Cross
Dana
Kimball
Johnson
Moore
Salway
Shonio
Strong
Switzer
Willey

My wife's side:
Ameigh
Cook
Hartman
Lattin
Liddiard
Southard
Wood

Plus many more branches. Most are from Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Pennsylvania, but family is scattered thru out the United States, Canada and England.

While many of my memorials ARE related to me, there are quite a few that are not. I have no problem transferring the non related memorials to family, it doesn't have to be by the FAG guide lines. All you have to do is ask! If you do not get the transfer it means that that person is related to me.

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Known Burials verses Unknown Burials: Please, do not move your Unknown Burial or a memorial from an incorrect cemetery into the correct cemetery and then demand that the contributor delete their correctly placed memorial. Find A Grave states a memorial with a correct known burial location will always be preferred over an unknown burial location and they will merge those memorials into the correctly placed memorial.
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Also I know most of the time I do not get to thank everyone for the photos and memorials, and the corrections. So a BIG THANK YOU!

Upon becoming a memorial, I leave all my memorials to M Backus FAG# 47468547
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Memerizion
Faulkner
Thank you very much.
Added by Memerizion on Jul 07, 2017 12:07 PM
Susan
RE: Re: Fred and Ellen Sylvester
Thank you so much for the transfers.
Have a wonderful day,
Susan
Added by Susan on Jun 28, 2017 6:16 AM
PassingTime
Julia Backus #162221740
I added the information you sent and thank you. If you would like to manage her memorial just let me know ... happy to do transfers. Carolyn
Added by PassingTime on Jun 21, 2017 12:04 PM
BScapin
Wally Backus and Benjamin Backus
Please give me credit for pictures of these two memorials - you have permission to use them on your web site.
Added by BScapin on Jun 03, 2017 6:59 AM
Dan Oh
RE: Boals
I assume you have all the transfers you asked for and then some. good luck.
Added by Dan Oh on May 31, 2017 6:30 PM
Dan Oh
tom sheperd
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=179897659
Added by Dan Oh on May 31, 2017 11:58 AM
Dan Oh
RE: Re: Dorothy
Thomas L. Sheperd is in West Laurel Hill Cemetery. in the process of adding him with data:

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=179897659
Added by Dan Oh on May 31, 2017 10:59 AM
Dan Oh
RE: Re: Dorothy
Thomas L. Sheperd, died 2/6/1948

born in ohio. you can find death certificate,it's there.
Added by Dan Oh on May 31, 2017 10:56 AM
Karin King
RE: Wally Backus
Thanks Dave...whenever you have the time. I appreciate it.
Added by Karin King on May 24, 2017 7:52 PM
Karin King
Wally Backus
Wally Backus b. abt 1810 in Mass. first md Mary Brayman and then Rachel Roop. Rachel d. 1903 in Allen County, Indiana and is buried there, but I'm not finding a death for Wally...any clue??
Added by Karin King on May 17, 2017 7:26 PM
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