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Lt. William Backus

Male Bef 1634 - Bef 1721  (< 86 years)


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  • Name Lt. William Backus  [1, 2, 3
    Born Bef 30 Nov 1634  Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 30 Nov 1634  Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died Bef 17 Apr 1721  Norwich, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Person ID I7315  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2018 

    Father William Backus,   b. 1606, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Jun 1664, Norwich, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 58 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   d. Bef 9 Feb 1643, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1627  Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F3742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Pratt,   b. 1 Feb 1641, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1730, Norwich, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Abt 1664  [7, 8, 9
    Children 
    +1. Hannah Backus,   b. Abt 1675, New London, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1752, Norwich, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F4395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1288] Encyclopedia of Connecticut Biography, Genealogical - Memorial. Volume 2. New York: The American Historical Society, 1917.

    2. [S1297] The Bingham Family in the United States: The Descendants of Thomas Bingham of Connecticut by Donna Bingham Munger. New York: The Bingham Association, 1996.

    3. [S1514] Ancestry of Sarah Palin, compiled by Robert Battle and Michael Hurdle.

    4. [S165] Everett F. Bingham, "William Backus of Sheffield, Yorkshire, and Norwich, Connecticut." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 142:253, July 1988.

    5. [S387] Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley, by Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society, 1952., "Early in 1721".

    6. [S1528] Moore and Allied Families: The Ancestry of William Henry Moore, by L. Effingham de Forest and Anne Lawrence de Forest. The de Forest Publishing Company: New York, 1938., year and place only.

    7. [S2280] The Granberry Family and Allied Families, Including the Ancestry of Helen (Woodward) Granberry based on data compiled by and for Edgar Francis Waterman and compiled by Donald Lines Jacobus. Hartford, Connecticut: Edgar F. Waterman, 1945.

    8. [S387] Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley, by Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society, 1952.

    9. [S1528] Moore and Allied Families: The Ancestry of William Henry Moore, by L. Effingham de Forest and Anne Lawrence de Forest. The de Forest Publishing Company: New York, 1938.