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John Backus
Deacon John Backus
American, 1740 - 1814
Deacon John Backus
Biography: According to the catalog for the exhibit "Craftsmen and Artists of Norwich", Deacon John Backus's inventory at his death included lumber and unfinished stock, worth $20. His tools included a turning lathe, bench, three large spinning wheels, two small spinning wheels and many tools. He left his tools to his nephew, Asa.