|Family||Matthew Fordwick (husband), Mary Margaret Fordwick (daughter)|
Rosemary Fordwick (maiden name Hunter), was the first schoolteacher of the Walton's Mountain School.
- First to read one of John-Boy's stories, and she recommends he submit it to a magazine in The Hunt.
- Confronts Lutie Bascomb with regards to human evolution, and helps Lois May Bascomb with her science abilities in The Fire.
- Is informed by Elizabeth that Verdie Foster is being taught to read by John-Boy from her books in The Scholar.
Her sister is injured in an accident; the sister is married and lives in Norfolk; Miss Hunter takes a leave of absense to care for her injured sister s2/e11 Lives at Mrs. Brimmer's boarding house s2/e14 Buys two bottles of Olivia's Binckney's Bubble Beautifier s2/e19 First to suggest to John-Boy to turn early writings into his first novel s3/e20 Married Matthew Fordwick s4/e1 Mother of Mary Margaret born s5/e8