Backus, William (d. 1856) II-9

Backus, William (d. 1856) II-9

Location:

Old North Cemetery
Section no: II
Memorial no: 9
Orientation: North-west

See map of this cemetery: https://cemeteries.nha.org/old-north-cemetery/section-ii/

Personal Information

Name: William Henry Backus
Gender: Male
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Death: December 4 1856
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Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
Wm. Henry
son of
Theophilus & Lydia
Backus
Died Dec, 4. 1856
Æ. 15.

Epitaph: No
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Text on footstone:
WHB
Biographical notes:
Relationship note:son of Theophilus & Lydia Backus
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Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Monument

Stone Composition: Granite, Grey
Stone Shape: Rectangular, pointed top
Type of Monument: Headstone
Monument Condition: Sound, in place|Leaning
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Main motif: Flowers
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Data Collection

Date data collected:
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900: yes
Stone exists 2002:
Stone exists 2003: Yes
Stone exists 2004:
Stone exists 2005: yes
Footstone exists: Yes
Location note:
Citation source: NHA Old North Cemetery file (MS115, Box 2)
Field recorder:
Data input by: Georgen Gilliam Charnes
Reviewed by: Automatic