Backer Johann Frederick

Male 1866 - 1943  (77 years)


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  • Name Backer Johann Frederick 
    Born 17 Oct 1866  Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Nov 1943  Scottsbluff, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I01030  Margheim Family from Gottlieb
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2005 

    Father Backer Frederick,   b. Abt 1845, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Schwab Anna,   b. Abt 1846, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1865  Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rexius Anna Katherine,   b. 6 Mar 1879, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1945, Huntley, Goshen County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1896  Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Backer George,   b. 31 Jan 1898, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1968, Scottsbluff, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Backer Frederick,   b. 1900, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1960  (Age 60 years)
    +3. Backer Natalie,   b. 9 Apr 1901, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1995, Minatare, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +4. Backer Anna,   b. 25 Aug 1904, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1955, Gering, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +5. Backer Katherine,   b. 15 Aug 1908, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1965, Thornton, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     6. Backer David Rexius,   b. 1911, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1952  (Age 41 years)
    +7. Backer Marie A.,   b. 29 Jun 1912, Kraft, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 2004, Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +8. Backer Alexander A.,   b. 6 Feb 1915, Melbeta, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 2001, Thornton, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +9. Backer Amelia,   b. 6 Aug 1917, Melbeta, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1980, Scottsbluff, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     10. Backer Herman
    Family ID F0402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Johann Frederick Backer and Anna Katherine Rexius Family, Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska 1926.
    Johann Frederick Backer and Anna Katherine Rexius Family, Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska 1926.
    Standing: Marion, Molly (Grentz) Backer, Alexander Morgheim, Katherine (Backer) Morgheim, David R., Anna (Backer) Schmunk, Frederick, III, and Jacob F. Kautz. Seated: George, Frederick, II, Alexander A., Anna Katherine, Natalie (Backer) Kautz and Amalie Kautz.

  • Notes 
    • Alexander A. Backer's obituary indicates that the family came to the USA through Galveston, Texas in 1913. They moved to Sugar City, Crowley County, Colorado, then to Scottsbluff, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska and then Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska and finally in 1928 to Huntley, Goshen County, Wyoming.

      The Nebraska 1920 US census for Scottsbluff County, District 220, Fanning Precinct listed the family as follows: Fred Backer, age 58; born in Russia; came to USA in 1913; Occupation Farmer, General. Wife: Anna, age 42; born in Russia; came to the USA in 1913. Children: George, age 22; born in Russia; came to USA in 1913; Occupation Farm Laborer. Fred, age 19; born in Russia; came to USA in 1913; Occupation Farm Laborer. Anna, age 15; born in Russia; came to USA in 1913. Katie, age 10; born in Russia; came to USA in 1913. David, age 5; born in Russia; came to USA in 1913. Mary, age 5; born in Russia; came to USA in 1913. Alexander, age 4; born in Nebraska. Mollie, age 2; born in Nebraska. Herman, age 1 1/2; born in Nebraska. Daughter-in-law Mollie, age 18; born in Russia.

      The Wyoming 1930 US census for Goshen County, Huntley Precinct, District 20 listed the family as follows: Fred Backer, age 64; born in Russia; came to the USA in 1912; Occupation: Farmer, General. Wife: Anna, age 51; born in Russia; came to the USA in 1913; Children: Fred, Jr., age 30, born in Russia; came to the USA in 1913; Occupation: Farm Laborer. Dave, age 20; born in Russia; came to the USA in 1913; Occupation: Farm Laborer. Mary, age 18; born in Russia; came to the USA in 1913.Alexander, age 15; born in Nebraska. Molly, age 12; born in Nebraska. All listed in Family Group 152.