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Deputy U.S. Marshal Samuel L. L'Estrange

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, November 21, 1890

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Reflections for Deputy U.S. Marshal Samuel L. L'Estrange

DUSM L’Estrange,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

November 21, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy US Marshal L'Estrange.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 19, 2020

It has been several years since I first researched Deputy Marshal Samuel L. L'Estrange and to this day I continue my quest to find any living family descendents of his to tell them of his burial in my city and give them the newspaper accounts of his service, death, and burial. Very little info has been found regarding Samuel but, just yesterday, I was able to find proof that he had a wife named Louisa. I first found them living in Orlando, FL in 1887 near where the Church Street Station is today. At the time of his death he was living in Jacksonville, FL. When I found them in 1887, there was no way of telling how they were related but, yesterday I found a record that names Louisa as his wife and the document is dated six months after Samuel died. The document was recorded six months after his death which occurred Nov. 21, 1890, the date of the document is May 22, 1891. The document says that Louisa was living in New York City, NY when the document was written. The document was written by Napolean Bonapart Broward, Sheriff of Duval Co., FL. Samuel's surname shows differently on different documents I have for him, sometimes as Estrange and other times as L'Estrange. Louisa's middle initial was given as L. so I tend to believe that with both having a middle initial of L., that the correct spelling of the surname is L'Estrange. I look for records using several variations of the spelling so as not to miss any
records. Samuel is buried in the Old City Cemetery here in Jacksonville, FL and there is no stone to mark his grave. The cemetery records for the time of his burial are missing so there is no way to know at this time which grave is his. I will continue to do my best to find his grave and place a marker on it one day in honor of his sacrifice for law-abiding citizens.

Rest in peace Deputy Marshal Samuel L'Estrange

Yvonne Johnson

January 23, 2013

Deputy Marshal L'Estrange,
On today, the 119th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.



November 21, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 119th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 21, 2009

Thank you for your service and rest in peace sir

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 30, 2007

Rest In Peace.

U.S. Marshals

November 21, 2006

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003). Unfortunately, I had to add the name of another friend recently. Deputy Jeffery Hewitt, Buncombe County (NC) Sheriff’s Department, E.O.W. April 4, 2004.

I want to honor all of those who gave their life in the line of duty. Although your death was many many years ago, you are still a hero.

God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti Ingle (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 9, 2004

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