Family:Whitney, Dorastus (1845-1925)

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Dorastus9 Whitney (Lorenzo8, Jessee7, Jeremiah6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Lorenzo8 and Mary (Johnson) Whitney, was born 1 Jan 1845, Perinton or Lockport, NY, and died 9 Jun 1925, Wichita, KS. He was buried in Sodus Rural Cemetery, Sodus, NY.[1]

He married, 1879, Mary E. Claus. She was born Mar 1853, NY, and died 1914. She was buried in Sodus Rural Cemetery, Sodus, NY.[2]

He was living with his father, at Sodus, NY, in 1873, unmarried. Some census records call him "Erastus".

Children of Dorastus9 and Mary E. (Claus) Whitney:

i. Charlotte10 Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1882, Sodus, NY; d. 29 Mar 1957, Wichita, KS; bur. Wichita Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Wichita, KS;[3] m. 3 Jun 1908, Sedgwick Co., KS, Theron Vinton Barrett.[4]


Dorastus WHITNEY 36 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Mary WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W HOLLAND Keeping House HOLLAND HOLLAND James LUND 20 Othe M S W NY Farm Laborer ENG NY

228 234 Whitney, Dorastus Head W M Jan 1843 57 mar 21 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Mary E. Wife W F Mar 1853 47 mar 21 1ch 1liv New York Germany Germany -----, Charlotte Dau W F Sep 1882 17 sgl New York New York New York Seymour, Morris J. Brdr W M Dec 1840 59 mar 28 New York New York Massachusetts Invalid -----, Hannah G. Brdr W F May 1850 50 mar 28 0ch 0liv New York Massachusetts New York


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #175489719, Dorastus Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #175490045, Mary E. Claus Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #50293986, Charlotte Whitney Barrett.

4.^  Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911, at

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