Name: John Dudley Gatewood 1 2 3
Reference Number: 6031
Burial: Bethel United Methodist Church (Pelham, Caswell County, North Carolina)
Birth: 31 AUG 1853 1
Death: 11 AUG 1936 1
Death year also seen as 1935.
The home of Bertha Rebecca Stone Womack and John D. Gatewood is situated in a beautiful grove of mammoth oaks. The farm contains three hundred thirty acres located in the Piedmont section. North Carolina, near the Southern Railroad. The dwelling is a spacious old colonial home, painted white and trimmed in stone, a calm retreat for the weary and lone traveler, a home conducted by a liberal, social Southern, well-to-do planter whose hospitality extends to all alike, the stranger as well as the neighbor. John D. Gatewood is a business man and a planter; his main crop is tobacco and he is considered the best in that line in his section of country.
1. James Allen Gatewood born 4 May 1886 completed High School and a course in Massey's Business College in Richmond, Va. is a planter by trade.
2. Thomas Dudley Gatewood born 25 April 1888 educated in Pelham High School and Cooks Commercial College Danville, Va. is an engineer in California.
3. Mary Eula Gatewood born 24 March 1890.
4. Yancy Gatewood born 28 August 1893 in school Commercial College in Danville, Va.
5. Willard Badgette Gatewood born 26 June 1895 is styled Nimrod because of his exceeding fondness for hunting.
6. Janie Ethel Gatewood born 3 August 1901 educated at Littleton Female College and is teaching at Leasburg, N. C.
7. Elizabeth Sampson Gatewood born 14 January 1903 died 14 November 1905.
8. Rebecca Wilson Gatewood born 3 August 1905.
Source: Nowlin, James Edmund. The Nowlin-Stone Genealogy. Salt Lake City (Utah): Self-Published, 1916. Print, p. 436.
The Land and Personal Property of the late J. D. Gatewood, will be sold at public auction Saturday, October 30, 1937 at the home place on Park Springs Road, Caswell County. This is a fine tobacco farm with large acreage.
Source: The Bee (Danville, Virginia) 29 October 1937 (Page 9B).
Father: William Henry Gatewood b: 07 MAR 1821 in North Carolina
Mother: Mary Jane Hodges b: 1830
Bertha Rebecca Womack b: 23 JUN 1863
18 JAN 1885
in Pelham, Caswell County, North Carolina 3
- James Allen Gatewood b: 04 MAY 1886 in Caswell County, North Carolina
- Thomas Dudley Gatewood b: 1888
- Mary Eula Gatewood b: 24 MAR 1890 in Caswell County, North Carolina
- John Yancey Gatewood b: 29 AUG 1893 in Caswell County, North Carolina
- Willard Badgett Gatewood b: 26 JUN 1895 in Caswell County, North Carolina
- Jane Ethel Gatewood b: 03 AUG 1901
- Elizabeth Sampson Gatewood b: 14 JAN 1903
- Rebecca Wilson Gatewood b: 03 AUG 1905
- Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 210 (Article #223 "Hiram B. and Eula Gatewood Foster" by Karen E. Foster)
- Details: The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985) at 225-226 (Article #244 "Dudley Gatewood" by Lucy Gatewood Brincefield)
- Details: Nowlin, James Edmund. The Nowlin-Stone Genealogy. Salt Lake City (Utah): Self-Published, 1916. Print