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Dorothy S. Peets (abt. 1911 - 1929)

Dorothy S. Peets
Born about in Ellenburg, Clinton, New Yorkmap
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[children unknown]
Died at about age 18 in Merrill, Clinton County, New Yorkmap
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Dorothy Peets died young.

Dorothy was born in 1911 and passed away in 1928 at the age of 16 or 17. She is interred at Saint Bernard's Cemetery, Lyon Mountain, Clinton County, New York.[1][2]

Dorothy was the daughter of John Peets and Cordelia "Delia" St. Germain Peets. In 1920, Dorothy was 8 years old and living with her family in Ellenburg, New York. Her father was a farmer. All family members were born in New York, except for John's parents who were born in Canada and were French-speaking Canadians. Other information from the census:

Name Dorothy S Peets
Age 8
Birth Year 1912
Birthplace New York
Home in 1920 Ellenburg, Clinton, New York
Street Chateaugay Lake Road
Residence Date 1920
Race White
Gender Female
Relation to Head of House Daughter
Father's Name John Peets
Father's Birthplace New York
Mother's Name Delia Peets
Mother's Birthplace New York
Attended School yes
Household members - Name, Age:
John Peets 48
Delia Peets 44
Edward Peets 26
Eleanore E Peets 16
Marie A Peets 15
Willard E Peets 11
Dorothy S Peets 8
John A Peets 5
Irene Peets 1 [3]


  1. Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed 04 April 2023), memorial page for Dorothy Peets (1911–1928), Find a Grave Memorial ID 194905715, citing Saint Bernard's Cemetery, Lyon Mountain, Clinton County, New York, USA; Maintained by Laurie & Nate S. (contributor 47011031).
  2. New York Department of Health; Albany, NY; NY State Death Index. Online index image at Ancestry ( : accessed April 4, 2023)
  3. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 August 2015), Dorothy S Peets in household of John Peets, Ellenburg, Clinton, New York, United States; citing sheet 1B, family 19, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,094.

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