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Ens William Backus, jr.

Birth11/23/1635
 
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CT Militia / Lieutenant
Norwich Trainband
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Occup1669-1686
 
CT, New London Co, Norwich City Council
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Other1685
 
Ensign William Backus as one of twelve patentees of the town.
Death1721
 
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Aged: 85.1 years
WILLIAM STEPHEN BACKUS: " William Backus was one of the original band of Saybrook men who purchased the town site of Mohegen (later Norwich) from chief Uncas in 1659, and is so recognized on the Founders monument. In 1658/1659 he married Sarah Charles as his first wife in England"

Sarah Charles

Birth10/1637
 
Deathbef 1664
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William 

05/11/166001/25/1741  CT, New London Co, Norwich Elizabeth Royce 
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  1. Findagrave ENS William Backus, Jr
  2. Website: Lt. William Backus;
    Source from: Tom Burks
  3. Website: Woodbridge/Sylvester Tree;
  1. Website: Woodbridge/Sylvester Tree;
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