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Milton Jackson Backofen

Male 1854 - 1920  (65 years)


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  • Name Milton Jackson Backofen 
    Born 20 October 1854  Akron, Summit County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 June 1920  Lowell, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Olivet City Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1880 Federal Census. Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll 578, page 298B
      Milton J. Backofen, 24, farmer, b. OH, father b. Leipzig[hard to read] Germany, mother b. PA
      Jennie E. Backofen, 22, wife, keeping house, b. MI, parents b. England
      Albert E. Backofen, 5 months, b. Dec, son, MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI

      1900 Federal Census. Walton Township, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll 709, page 5A
      Milton Backofen, head, b. Oct 1856, 44, m. 22 years, b. OH, father b. Germany, mother b. PA, laundry proprietor
      Jennie Backofen, wife, b. Oct 1858, 41, m. 22 years, 6 children, 5 living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. England
      Elmer A. Backofen, son, b. Dec 1879, 20, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI, day laborer
      Charles A. Backofen, son, b. Jul 1882, 17, b. ditto, at school
      Henry W. Backofen, son, b. May 1884, 16, b. ditto, at school
      Royal J. Backofen, son, b. Jul 1887, 12, b. ditto, at school
      Fannie M. Backofen, daughter, b. Jul 1892, 7, b. ditto, at school
      Edna Vroman, boarder, b. Apr 1882, 18, single, b. MI, parents b. MI, servant

      1910 Federal Census. Flushing Township, Genesee County, Michigan
      Roll 643, page 2A
      Milton J. Backofin, head, 54, m. 32 years, 6 children, 5 living, b. OH, father b. Germany, mother b. PA, laundry
      Jennie E. Backofin, wife, 52, m. 32 yars, 6 children, 5 living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. England, general laundry
      Fannie M. Backofin, daughter, 17, single, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI, music teaching

      1920 Federal Census. Flushing Township, Genesee County, Michigan
      Roll 766, page 11A
      Main Street
      Milton J. Backofen, head, 63, widowed, b. OH, father b. Germany, mother b. PA, laborer, factory
      Clyde Nelson, son-in-law, 24, b. MI, parents b. MI, general work, hardware store
      Fannie Nelson, daughter, 27, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
      Max Backofen, grandson, 14, b. MI, parents b. MI
      Arthur Backofen, grandson, 11, b. ditto


      Olivet City Cemetery, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan
      Milton J. Backoftn, b. 29 Ocdt 1855, d. 16 Jun 1920
      Jennie, wife of Milton Backofen, b. 2 Oct 1858, d. 30 Nov 1918
      Owen, son of Milton & Jennie Backover, d. 30 May 1881, æ. 3 months
    Person ID I29096  Schirado
    Last Modified 23 May 2015 

    Father Henry William Backofen,   b. 26 January 1831, Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 September 1906, Bedford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Hess,   b. 17 October 1837, Upper Mount Bethel, Northampton County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 January 1911, Bedford Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 14 January 1854  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F79951  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Jennie Estelle Pinch,   b. 7 October 1857, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 November 1918  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1 September 1878  Marshall, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elmer Albert Backofen,   b. 22 December 1879, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 August 1937, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Owen Backofen,   b. February 1881, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1881, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +3. Charles Augustus Backofen,   b. 11 June 1882,   d. 4 April 1918, Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     4. Henry William Backofen,   b. 16 May 1884, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Royal Jackson Backofen,   b. 4 July 1887, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 November 1944  (Age 57 years)
     6. Fannie M. Backofen,   b. 4 July 1892, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F20925  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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