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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 1

1.Stephen BACKUS. He was the son of 2. Joseph BACKUS and 3. Olive PARKS (PARKE).
  


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

2.Joseph BACKUS was born 18 SEP 1748 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, and died 20 APR 1830 in Hoag (Hoig) Cemetary, Harbor Crekk Township. He was the son of 4. John BACKUS and 5. Johanna (Downing) CLEVELAND.

3.Olive PARKS (PARKE) was born 1747 in Canterbury, California, and died 13 MAY 1827 in Harbor Creek, Erie County, PA.
  

Children of Olive PARKS (PARKE) and Joseph BACKUS are:
   i.Myron BACKUS was born 1780 in Duchess County, New York, and died 7 DEC 1849 in Harbor Creek, Erie County, PA. He married Hannah PATTERSON.
   ii.Joseph BACKUS.
   iii.Mary (Polly) BACKUS.
   iv.Thomas BACKUS.
   v.Elizabeth BACKUS.
   vi.Patience BACKUS.
   vii.Lydia BACKUS.
1.  viii.Stephen BACKUS.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

4.John BACKUS was born 5 MAY 1720 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut. He was the son of 8. Timothy BACKUS and 9. Sarah POST.

5.Johanna (Downing) CLEVELAND was born 22 JUL 1719 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut.
  

Child of Johanna (Downing) CLEVELAND and John BACKUS is:
2.  i.Joseph BACKUS was born 18 SEP 1748 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, and died 20 APR 1830 in Hoag (Hoig) Cemetary, Harbor Crekk Township. He married Olive PARKS (PARKE). She was born 1747 in Canterbury, California, and died 13 MAY 1827 in Harbor Creek, Erie County, PA.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 4

8.Timothy BACKUS was born 7 OCT 1682 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, and died 28 FEB 1762. He was the son of 16. Stephen BACKUS and 17. Sarah SPENCER.

9.Sarah POST was born 1 DEC 1686.
  

Child of Sarah POST and Timothy BACKUS is:
4.  i.John BACKUS was born 5 MAY 1720 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut. He married Johanna (Downing) CLEVELAND 26 JUN 1746 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut. She was born 22 JUL 1719 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 5

16.Stephen BACKUS was born 3 JAN 1640/41 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, was christened 3 JAN 1640 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, and died 1695 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut. He was the son of 32. William BACKUS and 33. Sarah CHARLES.

17.Sarah SPENCER was born 27 JUL 1644 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died DEC 1666 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of 34. Gerard Jared SPENCER and 35. Hannah HILLS.
  

Children of Sarah SPENCER and Stephen BACKUS are:
   i.Sarah BACKUS was born 14 JUN 1663 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, was christened 1703 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, and died 7 APR 1732 in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut. She married Edward J. COLVER 15 JAN 1680/81 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, son of Edward CULVER and Anne ELLIS. He was born 12 DEC 1654 in New London, New London County, Connecticut, was christened 1701 in First Church of Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, and died 1732 in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
   ii.Mary BACKUS was born NOV 1672 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, and died 27 MAR 1752 in Franklin, New London County, Connecticut. She married Thomas HYDE DEC 1697 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, son of Samuel HYDE and Jane LEE. He was born JUL 1672, and died 9 APR 1755.
   iii.Ruth BACKUS was born 19 DEC 1674 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut.
8.  iv.Timothy BACKUS was born 7 OCT 1682 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, and died 28 FEB 1762. He married Sarah POST. She was born 1 DEC 1686. He married Sarah CHARLES.
   v.Rebecca BACKUS was born 1685 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut.
   vi.Elizabeth BACKUS was born 20 JUL 1686 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, and died 13 FEB 1748 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 6

32.William BACKUS.

33.Sarah CHARLES.
  

Child of Sarah CHARLES and William BACKUS is:
16.  i.Stephen BACKUS was born 3 JAN 1640/41 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, was christened 3 JAN 1640 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, and died 1695 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut. He married Sarah SPENCER, daughter of Gerard Jared SPENCER and Hannah HILLS. She was born 27 JUL 1644 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died DEC 1666 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

34.Gerard Jared SPENCER was born 25 APR 1614 in Stotford, Bedfordshire, England, and died 29 JUN 1685 in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut. He was the son of 68. Gerard SPENCER and 69. Alice WHITBREAD.

35.Hannah HILLS was born 1618 in Stotford, Bedfordshire, England, and died 22 OCT 1692 in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut.
  

Children of Hannah HILLS and Gerard Jared SPENCER are:
17.  i.Sarah SPENCER was born 27 JUL 1644 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died DEC 1666 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She married Stephen BACKUS, son of William BACKUS and Sarah CHARLES. He was born 3 JAN 1640/41 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, was christened 3 JAN 1640 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, and died 1695 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut.
   ii.Marah Allice SPENCER was born 1642 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died BEF 22 DEC 1714 in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut. She married Thomas BROOKS 1662 in Connecticut. He was born 1640 in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, and died 18 OCT 1668 in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut. She married Thomas SHAYLER 1669 in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut. He was born ABT 1643 in England, and died ABT 1692 in Lost At Sea.
   iii.William SPENCER.
   iv.Elizabeth SPENCER.
   v.Thomas Lawrence SPENCER.
   vi.Ruth SPENCER.
   vii.Rebecca SPENCER.
   viii.Samuel SPENCER. He married Hannah Blanchford WILLEY 1673.
   ix.Nathaniel SPENCER.
   x.Hannah SPENCER was born ABT 1640 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died BEF 1691 in Haddam, Connecticut. She married Daniel BRAINERD. He was born 1641 in Braintree, Essex, England, and died 1 APR 1715 in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut.
   xi.Timothy SPENCER was born ABT 1652, and died BEF 6 MAY 1704. He married Sarah CLARKE. She died ABT 1704.
   xii.John SPENCER was born ABT 1638 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died 3 AUG 1682 in Haddam, Connecticut. He married Rebecca HOWARD ABT 1664. She was born 17 AUG 1648, and died BEF 1682.
   xiii.Mehitable SPENCER was born ABT 1642 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, and died 1691 in Haddam, Connecticut. She married Daniel CONE ABT 1660 in Hartford, Connecticut. He was born ABT 1626, and died 24 OCT 1706 in Haddam, Connecticut.
   xiv.Samuel SPENCER was born ABT 1648 in Haddam, Connecticut, and died 1708 in Haddam, Connecticut. He married Hannah WILLEY 1673 in New London, Connecticut. She was born 6 MAR 1641/42 in Haddam, Connecticut, and died AFT 1681 in East Haddam, Connecticut.


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