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Estella Sarah Kendall Gates
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1866
Cato
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1947
Honor
Benzie County
Michigan, USA

Born Estella Sarah Kendall in Cato,Wis.She was the third child of Seth & Katie Kendall. She married William Moor Gates on Aug. 6,1884 in Manitowoc Co. They soon moved to Michigan. Mr.Gates retired as Benzie Co. Mich. sheriff around 1920. Estella decided to take over this position and did so quite successfully- She became the first "female" sheriff in Michigan's history!!! Perhaps one of the first female sheriffs in the country!! 
 
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 Parents:
  Seth Kendall (1836 - 1877)
  Catherine Thompson Kendall (1842 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  William Moor Gates (1860 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Seth Coleman Gates (1885 - 1925)*
  Ceylon Edward Gates (1888 - 1947)*
  Daphne Gates Thompson (1890 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Seth Kendall (1860 - 1921)*
  George Beatty Kendall (1861 - 1933)*
  Estella Sarah Kendall Gates (1866 - 1947)
  Ella Elizabeth Kendall Robertson (1872 - 1925)*
  William Asher Kendall (1881 - 1935)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Champion Hill Cemetery
Honor
Benzie County
Michigan, USA
Plot: LOT 5
 
Created by: Ernie Johnson
Record added: Aug 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75518696
Estella Sarah <i>Kendall</i> Gates
Added by: Ancestry Lover
 
 
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Proud to have you as my gr.gr.gr.Aunt!! I've heard nothing but wonderful things about you! Say "Hi" to all the "Kendall's" for me.
- Ernie Johnson
 Added: Aug. 26, 2011
 
 
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