Saturday, April 14, 2012

War Of 1812 Veteran Frederick Backus In Canada

From Fold3, War of 1812 Pensions:

Frederick Backus
West Tillbury
Essex Co., Ontario
Alleged Capt. Jacob Young's Company (New York Militia)

Rejected 14 April 1873

Irena Backus mentioned here.

Frederick was at Sackett's Harbor and was a substitute for his brother, William Backus.  Frederick believed that his brother's widow of Starkweather, Herkimer County, New York, received the pension to which he was entitled.

Frederick Backus was married to Nancy Smith in 1825 in Chenango County, NY.

Canada Census, 1871 
gender:  Male
calculated birth year: 1790
country or province of birth:  U S
marital status: Married
ethnic origin: Dutch
census place: 01, West Tilbury n, Essex 01, Ontario
Household  Gender Age
 Frederick Bachus M  81
Ellen Bachus F  51

Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
name: Frederick Backus
event date: 28 Aug 1876
event place: Raleigh, Kent, Ontario
gender: Male
age: 84

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