Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Rev. George Haines Backhouse Backus

Male 1846 - 1928  (82 years)


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  • Name George Haines Backhouse Backus 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 30 Jan 1846  , Elgin Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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 12 Jun 2019 

    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  (Age 84 years) 
    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  (Age 78 years) 
    Family ID F52378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - minister - 1881 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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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