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William Peets (1866 - abt. 1934)

William Peets
Born in St. Patricks, Chateaugay, Franklin County, New Yorkmap
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Husband of — married 1890 [location unknown]
Died about at about age 67 in East Rochester, Monroe County, New Yorkmap
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- 1900 Franklin, Franklin, NY: William Peets 34 (woodcutter), wife of 10 years Sophia 27. They've had 5 children, but only 3 still living: William 9, Hazel 2 & Arthur 1. Also with the family are his brother Henry 18, and nephew Frank 13, plus 3 boarders. [1]

- 1910 Franklin, Franklin, NY: William E. Peets 44, wife of 20 years Sophia 38. They have now had 10 children, with only 5 still living: William 19, Hazel P. 12, Arthur G. 11, Florence E. 9, & Sarah A. 3. William's father-in-law Joseph Bruno 72 is now with the family, and 2 cousins Richard B. Gadway 35 & Henry N. Tateron 23. [2]

- 1920 Perinton, Monroe, NY: William Peets 53 (carpenter), wife Salphia 47, and children Willie 28, Hazel 21, Florence 19, Sarah 12, & Henry 7, plus nephew Ralph 21.[3]

- 1930 East Rochester, Rochester, Monroe, NY: William E. Peets 64, wife Sophia 59, son William 39, widowed daughter Sarah A. Hurst 22, and son Henry J. 14. [4]


  1. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 March 2015), William Peets, Franklin Township (north part), Franklin, New York, United States; citing sheet 7B, family 126, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,036.
  2. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 October 2015), William E. Peets, Franklin, Franklin, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 89, sheet 5B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,951.
  3. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 December 2015), William Peets, Perinton, Monroe, New York, United States; citing sheet 10A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,120.
  4. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), William E Peets, 1930.

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