Emma Rowena <I>Caldwell</I> Gatewood

Emma Rowena Caldwell Gatewood

Birth
Crown City, Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Death 4 Jun 1973 (aged 85)
Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Burial Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 17980976 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 18 Feb 2007
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Rowena Caldwell Gatewood (25 Oct 1887–4 Jun 1973), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17980976, citing Ohio Valley Memory Gardens, Green Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Marjorie Wood (contributor 46892078) .