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 Estella Sarah <I>Kendall</I> Gates

Estella Sarah Kendall Gates

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Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 4 Jan 1947 (aged 80)
Honor, Benzie County, Michigan, USA
Burial Honor, Benzie County, Michigan, USA
Plot LOT 5
Memorial ID 75518696 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Ernie Johnson
  • Added: 26 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75518696
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Estella Sarah Kendall Gates (5 Dec 1866–4 Jan 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75518696, citing Champion Hill Cemetery, Honor, Benzie County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Ernie Johnson (contributor 47589533) .