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 George William Backous

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George William Backous

  • Birth 13 Mar 1894 England
  • Death 16 Dec 1969 Nevada, Story County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Iowa Center, Story County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Sec - 1, Row - 11, Lot - 7
  • Memorial ID 22476858

George William was the oldest of three sons born to George and Elizabeth Smith Backous: George William 1894, Walter E. 1897 and harold Oxley 1900.

THE NEVADA JOURNAL, December 16, 1969. "SERVICES WILL BE THURS. FOR GEORGE BACKOUS. George Backous, 1226 Lincolnway, Nevada, died at the Story County Hospital Tuesday morning at the age of 75. He had been ill for the past three years. Born March 13, 1894 in Yorkshire, England, he was the son of George and Elizabeth Backous. He had been a resident of Story County for the past 63 years. He was married to Clara B. Basey* (*VASEY) August 7, 1913 in Nevada. A retired farmer in recent years, he was a member of the E. U. B. Church. Survivors include his wife Clara, one son Irvin Backous of Nevada; two daughters, Mrs. Luke Bakka of St. Joseph, Mich., and Mrs. Clarion Sampson of Nevada; 12 grandchildren; and two brothers, Walter Backous of Altoona and Harold Backous of Maxwell. He was preceded in death by his parents and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be at the Ryan Funeral Home Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Robert Baker officiating. Burial will be in the Iowa Center Cemetery."

BURIAL: Iowa Historical Library, Des Moines, Iowa. STORY COUNTY, IOWA GRAVE MARKER INSCRIPTIONS Geneal. * F 627. S8 S8 V. 1-6, pages 1-368, V. 7-11 pages 369-792, V. II pages 793-1128; Indian Creek Township, Inc. Woodland/Iowa Center Cemetery, page 511. SEC 1, ROW 11, LOT 7, BACKOUS Clara B 1896 - 1976, George W 1894 - 1969 married Aug 7 1913.


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  • Created by: Dennis Bell
  • Added: 27 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22476858
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George William Backous (13 Mar 1894–16 Dec 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22476858, citing Woodland Cemetery, Iowa Center, Story County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Bell (contributor 46924338) .