Glen William Backus

18 May 1914–19 December 1945 (Age 31)
Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Glen William

When Glen William Backus was born on 18 May 1914, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Backus, was 27 and his mother, Nilie Dorothea Sorensen, was 25. He married Beatrice Ellen Penman on 19 August 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 1945, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glen William Backus
1914–1945
Beatrice Ellen Penman
1914–2007
Marriage: 19 August 1933
Glen Robert Backus
1934–2020
Thomas William Backus
1937–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1933
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    Glen Robert Backus

    Male1934–2020Male

    Thomas William Backus

    Male1937–2015Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · First Paved Street in Bountiful

Age 4

Bountiful's Main Street was the first road in Bountiful to be paved with asphalt and cement. With this improvement to the roads, more citizens began to buy vehicles.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 9

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English bakehous ‘bakehouse’ (Old English bæchūs), hence a topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a bakery. See also German Backhaus .2 Lithuanian (Bačkus): from Lithuanian bačka ‘barrel’, ‘cask’, hence either a nickname for a short, fat man or an occupational name for a cooper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Glen William Backus in household of Thomas Backus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Glen Backus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Glen William Backus in household of Thomas Backus, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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