1835–1920

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Born: Au­gust 12, 1835, Tor­ring­ton, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Died: Oc­to­ber 22, 1920, New York Ci­ty.

Buried: Tri­ni­ty Church, New York Ci­ty.

Biography

Ellen was the young­est sis­ter of rail­road mag­nate Col­lis P. Hunt­ing­ton, and wife of Is­aac Ed­win Gates.

After mar­riage, she lived in Eliz­a­beth, New Jer­sey. Af­ter her hus­band’s death, she moved to New York Ci­ty, where she lived the rest of her life.

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