John Gater b. ca 1599 England (unknown where), married first Joan; married second Mary; d. ca. 1652 Anne Arundel Co., Maryland. Son John Gater born ca. 1645, married Ruth, died 1702.Unknown whether Joan or Mary is his mother.Sending you 7 pages of documentation for my statements. I know of no proof that Joan was a Moreley as some state or that Ruth was a Beard as some state.I have asked many people that have made these statements for proof, and as of yet noone has every provided any.