Magnus Backeus

Brief Life History of Magnus

Magnus Backeus was born on 7 August 1821, in Byn, Västernorrland, Sweden. He married Brita Lisa Jonsson on 25 January 1857, in Torp, Västernorrland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Torp, Västernorrland, Sweden for about 10 years. He died on 11 June 1890, in Rogsta, Västernorrland, Sweden, at the age of 68.

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Magnus Backeus
Brita Lisa Jonsson
Marriage: 25 January 1857
Johan Leander Magnusson Backéus
Selina Magnusson Backeus
Catharina Magnusson Backéus
Per Backeus
Magnus Backéus
Erik Arvid Backeus
Emma Kristina Magnusson
Pål Backeus
Brita Johanna Backeus

Sources (6)

  • Magnus Backlin, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Magnus Backéns, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Magnus Backeus in entry for Catharina Magnusson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Heinz, Erwin.

German: northern variant of Backhaus .

English: variant of Backus .

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

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