John Cain Bacchus

1855–Male
Maries, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Cain

When John Cain Bacchus was born in 1855, in Maries, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Martin Backues, was 45 and his mother, Nancy Ann McKnight, was 35. He married Nancy Santee on 1 August 1872. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

John Cain Bacchus
1855–
Nancy Santee
1858–1917
Marriage: 1 August 1872
John Bacchus
1874–1968
Ernest Eugene Backus
1878–1968
Leora Littie Bacchus
1882–1965
Jessie A Bacchus
1885–1943
Leslie James Bacchus
1889–1974
Sydney Mary Bacchus
1892–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 August 1872
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Malinda Backues

    Female1851–1926Female

    Male1855–Male

    Amanda E. Backues

    Female1856–1924Female

    Eliza T Backues

    Female1859–1927Female

    Virginia Backues

    Female1863–1888Female

World Events (8)

1860

Age 5

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Backus . The form of the name appears to have been assimilated by folk etymology to the name of Bacchus, the Greek god of wine.2 Variant of German Backhaus .3 Muslim: probably a variant of Bacho .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John C Backus in household of Thos Backus, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bacchus in entry for Sydney Mary Hiatt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • John Bacchus in entry for Jessie Nywening, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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