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

Edward Gaither

Male 1689 - 1741  (51 years)


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  • Name Edward Gaither 
    Born 28 Jun 1689  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Apr 1741  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022008  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    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 F13368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Duvall,   b. 20 Feb 1690/91, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1710, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 18 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1707/08  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F13365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rachel MNU Gaither,   b. Bef 1694, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1724, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1710  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rachel Gaither,   b. 1 Jun 1718, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Sugarland Hundred, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)
     2. Edward Gaither,   b. 21 Jun 1723, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F13366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Margaret Sellman,   b. Abt 1684, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1734  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F13367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Gaither, Edward, A. A. Co., 2nd Jan., 1740; 10th April, 1741.
      To dau. Rachel Jacob, 40.
      To son Moses, 300 A. "Freeman's Fancy,"Freeman's Stone,"The Landing,"Gaither's Range," and hills on N. side of South R.
      To child. Sarah, Edward, Jane, Leah, Diana and Moses, personalty.
      To dau.-in-law Margaret, dwell. plan. 400 A. "Foldland", "The Plains", and "Plumpton".
      To son-in-law Joseph Williams and hrs., 50 A. "Plumpton".
      Extx.: Wife Margaret.
      Test: Benjamin Gaither, John Ridgley, Ephraim Howard. 22. 409.
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      Capt. Edward Gaither 26.168 AA 701.18.7 May 21 1741 Aug 31 1741
      Appraisers: John Willmott, Walter Pleps.
      Creditors: Henry Hall, Richard Goldsmith (deputy sheriff).
      Next of kin: Jeremiah Jacob, Richard Clark.
      Executrix: Margarett Gaithe
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      Capt. Edward Gaither 19.302 A AA 701.18.7 427.14.4 Mar 3 1742
      Received from: widow Clarke, Richard Snowden, John Night, Rachel Walsh, John Nicholson, the clogmaker (unnamed), Daniel Pearse, John Maccally, Nicholas Sanders, widow Garie, William Marshall, Issaac Milner, John Hanbury, William Black.
      Payments to: Samuel Lockwood, John Willmott, Henry Hall on account of William Murdock, Esq., Henry Bateman, Richard Snowden on account of Michael Mackamara, Jane Ridgley, William Kirkland, Capt. John Carpenter on account of Mr. William Hunt (merchant in London), John Darnal.
      Legatees: wife (unnamed) of Jeremiah Jacob, Edward Gaither paid to his guardian John Jacob, Richard Clark, Margarett Williams, Jane Gaither.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Margarett Gaither.
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      Benjamin Williams 17.23 A AA 257.15.5 132.17.0 Jan 23 1738
      Received from: Mr. Colebatch, Francis Day, Stephen Higgens, Rachel Welsh, John
      Sappington, William Hunt.
      Payments to: William Hunt (merchant in London), William Chapman, Samuel Day, John Welch paid to Richard Snowden.
      Legatees: Mary (daughter), wife of John Cheney, Jr., Joseph Williams (son).
      Executrix: Margarett Gaither, wife of Edward Gaither.
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      William Holliday 15.240 AA 96.8.8 Apr 30 1729 Jun 29 1729
      Appraisers: John Jacob, Edward Gaither.
      Creditors: John Welsh, Peter Hume.
      Next of kin: Richard Shearbut, William Kirkland.
      Executor: Benoni Holliday.

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