Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Gaither

Male 1678 - 1739  (61 years)


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  • Name John Gaither 
    Born 15 Jan 1677/78  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jun 1739  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031376  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2021 

    Father John Gaither,   b. 26 Jan 1641/42, Elizabeth City, Norfolk, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1702, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Ruth MNU Gaither,   b. Abt 1662, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1719, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Buck,   b. Bef 1685, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1718/19, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1701  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John Gaither and Jane Buck m. 21 Aug 1701.
    Children 
     1. Charles Gaither,   b. 23 May 1702, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Gaither,   b. Abt 1703, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     3. John Gaither,   b. 9 Feb 1704/05, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1751, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Alexander Gaither,   b. Abt 1706, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     5. Edward Gaither,   b. 1 Jan 1707/08, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Rachel Gaither,   b. 10 Apr 1709, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rebecca Gaither,   b. 13 Jul 1710, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Benjamin Gaither,   b. 30 Mar 1712, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     9. Joseph Gaither,   b. 30 Nov 1713, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Richard Gaither,   b. 25 Dec 1714, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Samuel Gaither,   b. 7 Apr 1717, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. David Gaither,   b. 20 Mar 1717/18, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1751, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F10135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Duvall,   b. 4 Aug 1687, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1770, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1719  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Amos Gaither,   b. 10 Jul 1720, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1790, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Ruth Gaither,   b. 15 Nov 1721, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     3. Mary Gaither,   b. 4 Oct 1724, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Rezin Gaither,   b. 1727, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F11187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Gaither, (Gather), John, planter,A. A. Co.,4th May, 1739; 20th June, 1739.
      To 7 sons, vix.: Alexander, Benjamin, Richard, David, Amos, Joshua and Rezin, and their hrs., 364 A. "Abbington."
      To other 3 sons, John, Edward and Samuel and their hrs. 252 A. "Left Out."
      Exs.: Wife Elizabeth and son Benjamin.
      Test: Thomas Davis, Abraham Woodward, Richard Davis. 22. 60.
      ===
      Mr. John Gather 24.365 AA 358.10.6 Dec 4 1739 Dec 18 1739
      (also John Gaither)
      Appraisers: Thomas Worthington, Francis Peirpoint.
      Creditors: Samuel Stringer, William Roberts.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Gaither, Edward Gaither.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Gaither.
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      John Gaither 25.392 AA 45.0.11 Nov 11 1740 Mar 12 1740
      Appraisers: Thomas Worthington, Francis Pairpoint.
      Creditors: Richard Snowden, P. Hammond.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Gaither, Alexander Gaither.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Gaither.
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      John Gaither 18.126 A AA 358.10.6 83.19.11 Mar 12 1740
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 45.0.11.
      Received from: Badiah Fisher, John Gassaway.
      Payments to: John Gassaway, Richard Hampton, Richard Snowden, Zacharia Maccubbin, Philip Hammond, William Rogers, Joshua Warfield, William Roberts, James Waugh, Samuel Stringer, John Darnal, widow Minskie, Jonathon Forward.
      Executrix (acting): Elisabeth Gaither.
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      John Gaither 19.431 A AA 163.16.11 Jul 15 1743
      Payments to: Henry Ridgley, Mr. Joseph Adams (merchant in London) paid to Mr. John Galloway, Mr. William Torver (merchant in London) due to Jane Patridge acknowledged by all children (unnamed, of the deceased) of age & accountant, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. Philip Hammond.
      Payments to (children, their portions): John Gaither, Richard Gaither, Ruth Gaither wife of Robert Davis, Rachel Gaither wife of William Pickit, Benjamin Gaither, Alexander Gaither, Samuel Gaither, David Gaither, Edward Gaither, Rebecca Gaither.
      Executrix (acting): Elisabeth Gaither (widow).
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      Benjamin Warfield 4.71 A AA 285.16.6 260.9.2 Mar 17 1721
      List of debts: Mr. Caleb Dorsey, Mr. Benjamin Gaither, Mr. Richard Trenson, Mr. Joseph Colebatch, William Grimes, Fran. Dorsey, John Pyborn, Samuell Glover, Edward Waymond, Josiah Harrison, Philip Norwood, Patrick Sympson, William Hammilton.
      Payments to: Patrick Sympson, Thomas Marsell, William Picket, Robert Tyler, Thomas Bordley, Esq., John Beale, Mr. Richard Trenson, Dr. John Rottenbory, John Navarr.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Gaither, wife of John Gaither.
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      Benjamin Warfield 9.29 A AA 306.4.2 2285.9.9 Aug 6 1728
      Received from: Mr. Thomas Clerk, Mr. Richard Grensam, Mr. John Norwood, Edward Norwood, William Pickett, Mr. Richard More.
      Payments to: Mr. William Lovell paid to Mr. John Welsh, Dr. Mordecai More paid to Mr. Richard More, Benjamin Tasker, Esq., William Bladen, Esq. paid to his administrator Benjamin Tasker, Esq., Thomas Bordley, Esq., Thomas Addison & Daniel Dulany, Esq., Thomas Brooke & William Holland & Thomas Addison, Esq., expenses for suing Edward Norwood, expenses for suing estate of Mathew Hales.
      Mentions: Mr. Richard Trensam.
      Executors: John Gwither {sic Gaither} and his wife Elisabeth Gwither.

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