Gustave Hilmer Backman

18 May 1864–23 November 1931 (Age 67)
Göteborg, Göteborg Lundby, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Gustave Hilmer

When Gustave Hilmer Backman was born on 18 May 1864, in Göteborg, Göteborg Lundby, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Samuel Christian Backman, was 28 and his mother, Anna Johanna Andersdotter, was 34. He married Grace Bailey Pollard on 25 June 1890, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 23 November 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Gustave Hilmer Backman
Grace Bailey Pollard
Marriage: 25 June 1890
Gustave Pollard Backman
LeGrand Pollard Backman
Melvin Hilmer Backman
Milton Vaughan Backman
Grace Lucille Backman
Ralph Vernon Backman
Edna Louise Backman
Harold Samuel Backman

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  • Marriage
    25 June 1890Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 9
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 18
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Egil, Erik, Hilma, Lasse, Nels, Sven.Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements back(e) ‘hill’ + man ‘man’.Swedish (Bäckman): ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + man ‘man’. Compare Beckman .

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

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    Information about Gustave Hilmer Backman

    Utah Since Statehood: Historical and Biographical. Volume III. Gustave H. Backman, attorney at law, specializing in probate and real estate practice in Salt Lake City, was born in Gothenburg, Swede …

    Sources (72)

    • Gustave H Backman in entry for Edna Louise Backman, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Gustave H Backman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Gus H in entry for James Edward Courtney and Edna Louise Backman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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