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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Polly Backus: Birth: 6 SEP 1827 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  2. John Backus: Birth: 14 SEP 1828 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. Death: 24 NOV 1923 in Vaughan, Nicholas County, West Virginia

  3. Josiah Backus: Birth: 10 MAR 1829 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  4. Hannah Backus: Birth: FEB 1830 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  5. Elizabeth Backus: Birth: 23 MAY 1830 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. Death: ABT 23 SEP 1901

  6. James Backus: Birth: FEB 1831 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  7. Johnathan Backus: Birth: 15 JAN 1834 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia.

  8. William Backus: Birth: 24 FEB 1835 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. Death: 1906

  9. Nancy Backus: Birth: ABT 1838 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia. Death: bet. 1910-1920


Sources
1. Title:   The Penick Papers (a Sims family compilation)
Page:   pg. 22
Author:   Penick, George R. Jr., comp.
Publication:   compiled in 1978-1980
2. Title:   Nicholas County, WV Marriage Records
Page:   online
3. Title:   Descendants of William Johnson 1755-1805, Pioneer Settler of Nicholas County, West Virginia
Author:   David Fridley, comp.
Publication:   online http://www.fridley.net/johnsonfay/index.htm#s1b

Notes
a. Note:   1830 U. S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia Page No. 172 John Backhouse 3 males under 5 yo (Josiah, John & a son who died before 1830) 1 male 20 & under 30 yo (John) 1 female under 5 yo (Elizabeth) 1 female 5 & under 10 yo (Polly) 1 female 20 & under 30 yo (Phebe)
  1840 U. S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia John Backhouse 1 male under 5 yo (James) 2 males 5 & under 10 yo (Jonathan & William) 2 males 10 & under 15 yo (Josiah & John) 1 male 30 & under 40 yo (John) 2 females 5 & under 10 yo (Nancy & Hannah) 1 female 10 & under 15 yo (Elizabeth) 1 female 15 & under 20 yo (Polly) 1 female 20 & under 30 yo (Phebe) 11 persons in household 3 persons engaged in agriculture
  1850 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia The 43rd District Enumerated on 26 August 1850 by D. Oliver Kelly Ass't Marshal Sheet #371A; Line 25-35; HH #406 Backhouse John 48 M W Farmer $300 PA Backhouse Pheby 47 F W Va Backhouse Polly 23 F W Va Backhouse Josiah 21 M W Farmer Va Backhouse Elizabeth 20 F W Va Backhouse John 19 M W Farmer Va Backhouse Johnathan 16 M W Farmer Va Backhouse James 14 M W Va Backhouse Hannah 13 F W Va Backhouse Nancy 12 F W Va Backhouse William 10 M W Va (check image)
  1860 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia John 59 Pheby 49 Polly 30 Josiah 28 William 22 (image 91 in file)
  1870 U.S. Federal Census searching....not found on index at ancestry.com
  This family lived at 20-Mile Creek, Nicholas County, West Virginia. [Source: The Penick Papers, pg. 22]


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