Henry Gatewood I

1 October 1875–4 November 1953 (Age 78)
Marshall, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Gatewood I was born on 1 October 1875, in Marshall, Mississippi, United States, his father, Lafayette Gatewood, was 35 and his mother, Mary Hugh Walker, was 30. He married Mary Howell Ethridge on 20 September 1917. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Beat 1, Marshall, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 4 November 1953, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hill Crest Cemetery, Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Gatewood I
1875–1953
Mary Howell Ethridge
1894–1924
Marriage: 20 September 1917
Henry Leroy Gatewood II
1918–1956
Mary Walker Gatewood
1920–2016
Frances Ethridge Gatewood
1922–2016

Spouse and Children

    Male1875–1953Male

    Mary Howell Ethridge

    Female1894–1924Female

MARRIAGE
20 September 1917
children

(3)

    Henry Leroy Gatewood II

    Male1918–1956Male

    Mary Walker Gatewood

    Female1920–2016Female

    Frances Ethridge Gatewood

    Female1922–2016Female

Parents and Siblings

    Lafayette Gatewood

    Male1840–1914Male

    Mary Hugh Walker

    Female1845–1916Female

siblings

(8)

    Mary Gatewood

    Female1863–Female

    Thomas Gatewood

    Male1864–Male

    Charles Tomilson

    Male1868–Male

    Thomas Gatewood

    Male1870–1905Male

    Mary Walker Gatewood

    Female1871–1940Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 2

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Henry Gatewood in household of L Gatewood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Gatewood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Gatewood, "United States Census, 1920"

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