Hannah Margaret Gatewood

1902–March 1986 (Age 84)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Hannah Margaret

When Hannah Margaret Gatewood was born in 1902, in Colorado, United States, her father, John D Gatewood, was 34 and her mother, Florence M Harris, was 30. She married John Calvin Wishon on 15 April 1922, in Carroll, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Clifty Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Walnut Township, Benton, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died in March 1986, in Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Garfield, Benton, Arkansas, United States.

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John Calvin Wishon
Hannah Margaret Gatewood
Marriage: 15 April 1922

Spouse and Children

15 April 1922
Carroll, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Florence M Harris




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 7

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin. There are places called Gate Wood End, South Yorkshire, Gatewood Hill, Hampshire, and Gatewood House Farm, Leicestershire. The first is named from an Old Norse geyt ‘rushing stream or spring’; the second is from Old English gāt ‘goat’; the etymology of the Leicestershire place name is not known.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Wishon in household of John W Wishon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hannah M Wishon in household of Calvin J Wishon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • H M Gatewood in household of M J Gatewood, "United States Census, 1920"

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