Sunday, November 25, 2012

The Stephen Backus Petition

Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Place: Malahide
Year: 1817
Volume: 40  Bundle: B 11  Petition: 221
Microfilm: C-1624

Partial View Of Image 1008

Was located by Colonel Talbot in 1812; Lot 19, Third Concession in Malahide Township; 200 acres
29 July 1817 - Signed by Stephen Backus; Recommended by Thomas Talbot.  Image 1009 revealed that Stephen Backus took the Oath of Allegiance. Also see Image 1010 and Image 1011.

Petition of John Backhouse adjacent to Stephen Backus's petition.

See a write-up of the Backus House here.

Stephen Backus and I are mutual descendants of William Backus, the original immigrant.  Stephen was the grandson of John and Joanna (Cleveland) Backus who were also my ancestors.

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