Dorothy (Gates) Devonda, balloonist
Here is another photo of Dorothy Gates. She was a balloonist who used the stage name of Dorothy DeVonda. She married Edward Waud of Kalamazoo.
This photo is of Dorothy Gates, she is the daughter of Adelbert Merrill and Minnie Gates, born 1883. It was said she was a balloonist.
Photo of Grover Charles 'Charlie' Gates, Neva and her husband Bert L. Gates.
This is my great great grandmother born in Germany in 1844, immigrated in 1859 to the US. Her name is Wilhelmina Augustina Bleimeier, she married Adelbert Gates.
Photo of Anna Gates as an adult with unknown woman on the left.
Photo of Anna Gates, born 1872 to A.M. and Minnie Gates in Kent County, MI.
Only photo I have of Will Gates, Teamster, who married Sally Tufflemire and Editha Emmons. Has a son, Merrill by 1892.
This is Celina 'Shine' Gates, already married to Fred G. Nelson, street car conductor Grand Rapids, MI about 1898.
This was taken in 1943, Asa would be about 67 years old. He ran a farm implement store in Delton, Barry Co, MI.