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Elizabeth Cherry Backes (Hattersley)

Birthplace: NJ
Death: November 16, 1949 (80)
Trenton, Mercer County, NJ, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles M. Hattersley and Josephine S. Hattersley
Wife of John H Backes
Mother of Florence J. Bigalke; Eleanor H. Wright and Elizabeth S. Prior
Sister of Josephine S. Stephenson and Florence Hattersley

Managed by: Terrill Grant Hayes
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About Elizabeth Cherry Backes

Trenton Evening Times Trenton, Burlington County, New Jersey Thursday, November 17, 1949 Page 4, column 2


Mrs. Backes Dies, Widow of Jurist

Mrs. Elizabeth Hattersley Backes, widow of Vice Chancellor John H. Backes died last night after a long illness at Hotel Stacy-Trent where she made her home.

Mrs. Backes was a lifelong resident of this city and was a graduate of Joseph Wood School and Trenton High School.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Joseph G. Bigalke of South Orange, Mrs. Thomas H. Prior of Trenton and Mrs. Ernest B. Wright of Upper Montclair; two sisters, Miss Florence Hattersley and Mrs. Carl Stephenson of Trenton; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be private from Ivins & Taylor, 77 Prospect Street on Saturday. Requiem high mass will be celebrated in St. Francis Church at 9:30, with interment at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing.

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Elizabeth Cherry Backes's Timeline

October 1869
September 2, 1891
Trenton, Butler, OH, United States
May 1894
Trenton, Mercer County, NJ, United States
Age 30
Trenton Ward 2, Mercer, New Jersey
June 28, 1901
Trenton, Mercer County, NJ, United States
November 16, 1949
Age 80
Trenton, Mercer County, NJ, United States