John GEARS transported to Northampton Co., Vir. 1640, in NorfolkCo. 1640.I think all GEARS/GEERS in Vir. and Md. pre-Rev. war are desc. from him. Daniel GEARS (b.c. 1690 in s.w. Md. or n.e. Vir. John's probable grandson.Daniel mar. Elizabeth BENSON c. 1714 Cecil Co., Md. and died there 1741.CH.: Benjamin, John, Benson, Daniel. ElizabethBENSON d/o Daniel BENSON of Ann Arundel Co., Md.; Daniel GEARS possibly from there.