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Emma Rowena Caldwell Gatewood
Birth: Oct. 25, 1887
Crown City
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1973
Gallipolis
Gallia County
Ohio, USA

Emma Gatewood was known as "Grandma Gatewood" as the hiking grandmother who hiked the Appalachian Trail, three times with the first time at the age of 67. This was after her children were grown and she had divorced her husband, Perry Clayton Gatewood (he is buried in Mound Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio) Emma also hiked the Oregon Trail from Missouri to Oregon to help them celebrate their state's 100's birthday. Emma appeared on many TV & Radio show and also several magazines and newspapers. She died in Gallia County at the age of 85. Emma had 11 children, several grand and greatgrandchildren and one great-greatgranddaughter.  
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh W. Caldwell (1848 - 1929)
  Ester Evelyn Trowbridge Caldwell (1853 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Perry Clayton Gatewood (1879 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Helen Marie Gatewood Trout (1908 - 2007)*
  Ernest Monroe Gatewood (1911 - 1978)*
  Esther Ann Gatewood Allen (1918 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ohio Valley Memory Gardens
Gallipolis
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Marjorie Wood
Record added: Feb 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17980976
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Just read the book Grandma Gatewood's Walk. Inspiring!!!
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