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Rev. George Haines Backhouse Backus
Male 1846 - 1928


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    Birth  30 Jan 1846  , Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1881  New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    minister 
    • Although early meetings are reported to have begun in the Roseville area as early as 1860, it was not until 1881 that Rev. George Backus of New Dundee came to the area to conduct regular services in Roseville homes on Sunday evenings.1a

      1aAmbrose, Rosemary. Waterloo County Churches A Research Guide to Churches Established Before 1900. Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Waterloo-Wellington Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1993. [used the kind permission of Rosemary Ambrose 2011]
    Occupation  1881  Roseville United Brethern in Christ Church, North Dumfries, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    minister 
    • Although early meetings are reported to have begun in the Roseville area as early as 1860, it was not until 1881 that Rev. George Backus of New Dundee came to the area to conduct regular services in Roseville homes on Sunday evenings.1a

      1aAmbrose, Rosemary. Waterloo County Churches A Research Guide to Churches Established Before 1900. Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Waterloo-Wellington Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 1993. [used the kind permission of Rosemary Ambrose 2011]
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-36063 
    Died  11 Aug 1928  Red Deer, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I36063  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Rev. George Henry Backus,   b. 11 Apr 1813, Walsingham Township, Norfolk Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1897, Bayham Township, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Haines,   b. 9 May 1809, Digby, , Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1888, Bayham Township, Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F52378  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister - 1881 - New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister - 1881 - Roseville United Brethern in Christ Church, North Dumfries, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Aug 1928 - Red Deer, Alberta Link to Google Earth
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