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Family: William Backus, Jr. / Elizabeth Charles (F5698)

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  • William Backus, Jr.Husband | Male
    William Backus, Jr.

    Born  1606  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Jun 1664  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  1627  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Sarah Chodes | F12584 
    Married  1635  of Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Anna Fenton | F5686 
    Married  1660  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  William Backus, Sr. | F6487 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Gardiner | F6487 Group Sheet 

    Elizabeth CharlesWife | Female
    Elizabeth Charles

    Born  Abt 1603  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef 9 Feb 1643  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  9 Feb 1643  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Charles, Rev. | F4854 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elinor Smith | F4854 Group Sheet 

    Sarah BackusChild 1 | Female
    + Sarah Backus

    Born  1628  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  31 Aug 1628  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jul 1702  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Reynolds, Sr. | F5693 
    Married  23 Apr 1654  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    BackusChild 2 | Male
    Backus

    Born  1630  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Jan 1631  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Mary BackusChild 3 | Female
    Mary Backus

    Born  1632  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  6 May 1632  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Jul 1717  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Benjamin Crane | F5694 
    Married  23 Apr 1665  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    William Backus, IIIChild 4 | Male
    + William Backus, III

    Born  23 Nov 1634  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  30 Nov 1634  Sheffield, West Riding, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1721  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1721  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Pratt | F4725 
    Married  11 May 1664  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Charles | F4855 
    Married  1659  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Lydia BackusChild 5 | Female
    Lydia Backus

    Born  31 Dec 1637  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  31 Dec 1637  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Apr 1696  Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Bailey, Rev. | F5695 
    Married  1661  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    BackusChild 6 | Male
    Backus

    Born  Abt 1639  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Dec 1640  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  28 Dec 1640  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

    Stephen BackusChild 7 | Male
    Stephen Backus

    Born    Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  3 Jan 1640  Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1695  Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Sarah Spencer | F5696 
    Married  Dec 1666  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] Torrey, Clarence Almon. "New England Marriages: Prior to 1700". (Baltimore:MD, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997), NEHGS #B2-84750, p. 29.

    2. [S485] Joyce, Janey E.. "Genealogical Research of Janey E. Joyce". The Bingham Family in the United States, November 21, 1996, jejoyce@texas.net (Janey E. Joyce).

    3. [S135] Virkus, Frederick Adams. "Immigrant Ancestors: A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750". (Chicago:IL, The Institute of American Genealogy, 1929); (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1964. 75p. Repr. 1986), p. 114.

    4. [S390] Virkus, Frederick Adams. "The Abridged compendium of American genealogy : first families of America : a genealogical encyclopedia of the United States". (Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987); ISBN: 0-8063-1171-1 (set) ; LC CALL NO.: CS69.A271987; FORMAT: Book ; LCCN: 87-155589, 1:966.

    5. [S305] Backus, William W.. "A Genealogical Memoir of the Backus Family". (Boston:MA, NEHGS, 1889), NEHGS #P3-0177000, p. 6-7 B12 E9 p. 164.

    6. [S219] Nafie, Joan. "Norwich, CT Vital Records". (Norwich, Conn. : Old Town Press, c1975).