Na-Da-Go-Ya Gatewood

Female17 April 1869–13 October 1944

Brief Life History of Na-Da-Go-Ya

Na-Da-Go-Ya Gatewood was born on 17 April 1869, in Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Navajo, Arizona, United States. She married William Gatewood about 1886, in Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Navajo, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 3, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 13 October 1944, in Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gatewood
Na-Da-Go-Ya Gatewood
Marriage: about 1886
Chester Gatewood
Page Gatewood
Sta-Ni Gatewood
Amos Gatewood
Ko-Ni Gatewood
Bessie Gatewood

Sources (9)

  • Na Ta Gon Za in household of Bill Gatewood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lena Gatewood, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
  • Lena Gatewood in entry for William Gatewood, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1886Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Navajo, Arizona, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries 1870: Yavapai, Arizona Territory, United States 1879: Apache, Arizona Territory, United States 1895: Navajo, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Navajo, Arizona, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 21

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Gatward, derived from either an occupational name for a goatherd (Middle English gate-werde, Old English gātweard), or from an occupational name for a gate keeper (Middle English gateward, Old English ʒeatweard, dialect gātward). This surname is now rare in Britain.

    History: The Gatewood family has been established in Essex County, VA, and Spotsylvania since the 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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