Adventurers of Purse & Person, Virginia 1607-1625, Compiled and edited by Annie Lash Jester, in collaboration with Martha Woodroof Hiden, 1883-1959. Sponsered by the Order of First Families of Virginia, 1607-1624. second edition, 1964 pp 177-179
John Gaither came to Virginia 1620 in the George and was living at James City in 1623, but by 25 Jan 1624/5, he was living at Mulberry Island under Capt. Wm. Pierce. The date of his return to England in unknown but by midsummer 1635, he again sailed for the colony and on his 2nd trip was accompanied by  his wife and his son, the latter born of a former marriage in England before John's first trip to Virginia. On the list of those who took the oaths of Allegiance and Supremacie, 24 July, 1635. before sailing on the Assurance from Gravesend, [suburb of London] to Virginia were; Jo Gater, aged 36; Joan Gater age 23 and Jo Gater, aged 15. The following year a patent was issued to him for land in the area which in 1637 became Lower County of New Norfolk, VA. 2 Years later, he added 500 acres to that.
John Gaither [1620-1652] [ John ]went from VA with the Puritans [or Dissenters] to the province of Maryland, 1649 or 1650. and settled first at Province Town on the North shore of Severn River His name is listed as John Geather with that of his wife, Mary appears on the list of Maryland Settlers. He died intestate in Anne Arundel Co.
Next in line is another John Gaither, ca 1651-Nov 1702 [John, John] prob born in Maryland. He died Nov 1702 and was buried on 12th day of the month. No will. His widow was Ruth ___who later married Frances Hardesty 13 Jan 1703/4. John and Ruth had a son named Benjamin md 1709 Sarah Burgess, dau of Edward and Sarah [Chew] Burgess. Benj had dau. Ruth b 8 Sept 1679, married 16 Feb 1696 John Warfield.