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Re: Origin of Bacus name
Posted by: Jonathan M. (Jon) Backus Date: August 09, 2001 at 13:55:56
In Reply to: Re: Origin of Bacus name by Andrew Bacus of Spokane of 126

I have also heard that the German version was derived from a trade of baking similar to the Smiths. The store was that there was a house in the center of the small German villages that the baker lived in. It was know as the Bake house, which became "whoever" Bakhous and eventionally Bacus and Backus - among many other spellings.


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