She was born May 12, 1934, to the late Ralph and Louise Gaither in Harmony. “I remember when my son asked me where do we come from ...That’s when I decided to find out.”. Sharp, Jr., died peacefully at his residence, early Sunday morning, 12/8/2019, after a brief illness. He also served as an elected officer in several state and /or regional professional organizations, including the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Interment will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. He married Katherine 1540 at Hillmorton, Warwick, England John Gater is a member of the following lists: Alumni of the University of Bradford, British archaeologists and Earth scientist stubs.. It is believed Gater’s first wife was named Joan Morley, and they had two children: Elizabeth, born 1632, who married first John Freeman and later Robert Proctor, and John, born 1634, who married Ruth Beard, daughter of Richard and Rachel (Robbins) Beard. Because of the low cost, we expect our block of rooms to fill up quickly. May 12, 1934 - February 9, 2020 Julia Ann Gaither Sharp, of Raleigh, died peacefully at William Dunlap Hospice Center in Raleigh, the morning of Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. John Gater is Time Team's Geophys expert. . In some cases all of the sources for the family will appear In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saint James UMC, 3808 Saint James Church Rd., Raleigh, NC 27604; or Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., at the church, prior to the service. She even made her own wedding dress. The property is described as one of a few remaining examples of mid-19th to late 20th century farms and cotton plantations in northeast Georgia. The marriage of John Gater and Mary Waters/Walters is recorded in St Luke’s Church, Chelsea, Middlesex, England on 31 Oct 1642. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Irene Crisco of Hamlet, NC, and Felicity Adams of Clover, SC. He was born on March 31, 1929 to the late Leander Washington Sharp, Sr. and Josie Bell Mullis Sharp in Hamptonville, NC. See Continue reading →. Ethel and Robert lived for a while in Arkansas City, KS. After retirement Alice and Bill traveled to 49 states by car. Burial will follow at Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Katherine photos, This database is a collection of client files that professional researchers have worked on During his 45-year career, he was responsible for the preparation of construction plans for Interstate and State highways, city streets, traffic operation analyses, and parking analyses in many states. She graduated from King's Business College in NC, and worked as an office manager in a doctor's office, at a shipping company and in the Dogwood Room Restaurant in the Charlotte Airport. Ma Larry Campbell and I looked at various venues to host our 2020 reunion while we were in Williamsburg in July. He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren, Casey, Nicholas, Reid, and Evan. to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. . born 1542. Before relying on the validity of any records, please examine the sources and L.W. On the site are the Gaither house, circa 1855, a church building, a cabin and some barns. Thomas Gater This year, Roy Gaither was in charge of planning the event and chose to have the lunch at Gaither’s at Myrtle Creek Farm in Newton County. Children of John and Jane Buck and John and Elizabeth Warfield. Surviving Alice are her dear husband of 59 years, Bill Gaither; her son, William Gaither (Sheila); her daughter, Elizabeth Gaither Hartsell (Alex); three grandchildren, Elaina Ann Novak of Chesapeake, VA, William Ryan Gaither of Hanahan, SC, and William Alex Hartsell of Charleston, SC. Interment will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. It is an easy walk! 2016 Reunion & Annual Meeting Introduction, 2015 Reunion & Annual Meeting Introduction, Past President Bruce Gill Leonard 29 Mar 1940 – 28 Oct 2019, The Society of John Gaither Descendants visits Gaither’s at Myrtle Creek Farm, https://www.rockdalenewtoncitizen.com/news/the-society-of-john-gaither-descendants-visits-gaither-s-at/article_648a6b6a-9371-11e9-903c-f37ad4f25e21.html, Marriage of John Gater and Mary Waters/Walters. There are also two 19th century cemeteries, the Gaither family cemetery and a slave cemetery. under the father's sources. A memorial service will be held in Catawba County, NC at a later date. You are going to need a full breakfast because you will be busy the remainder of the day! children: He married Katherine 1540 That rate is nearly ½ the amount quoted to us by other facilities. Thanks to Fredric Z Saunders for passing along this information. He was a Registered Professional Engineer in several states including NC, SC, TN, and VA. Original obituary was published in The News & Observer on Dec. 9, 2019, Fall is here (Thank Goodness!) John Gather was born at England 1619. Ethel Ilene Koger began the final journey of her life on July 17, 2019 when she passed away after a long illness. at Hillmorton, Warwick, England She married Robert L. Koger on October 21st, 1951 in Ponca City, OK. determine for yourself if they prove the information to your satisfaction. lists After discussion with the Board, we selected the Best Western Williamsburg Historic District Hotel. John Gater was born at Hillmorton, Warwick, England 1517. John Gater is a British archaeological geophysicist, who is often featured on Time Team, the Channel 4 archaeological television series. With the apparent birth date of John II, this would be the marriage of his parents, our ancestors. Her lifelong hobby was Genealogy and researching her own family history. Bruce Gill Leonard was born on March 29, 1940, in Catawba, NC, to C. T. and Genevieve Leonard. As it stands now, the schedule is as follows: Continue reading →. Next year for the 400th anniversary, the society will have its annual gathering in Jamestown, Virginia. Help us build our profile of John Gater! Bruce was a loyal Duke fan and supporter and enjoyed reading, bird watching, studying genealogy, working puzzles, and photography. He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren, Casey, Nicholas, Reid, and Evan. Make your reservations EARLY! They were married by the Rev. A total of 22 members attended, including Clinton Daly from Baltimore, Marilyn Gaither Ray from Leesburg, Virginia, and Steve Beardslee from Seattle. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers, James, Joe and Phillip. Charlie Shedd. Alice was born on October 6, 1932 in Hamlet, NC, daughter of the late Luther Mudd and Elizabeth B. Pearson Mudd. It is believed Gater’s first wife was named Joan Morley, and they had two children: Elizabeth, born 1632, who married first John Freeman and later Robert Proctor, and John, born 1634, who married Ruth Beard, daughter of Richard and Rachel (Robbins) Beard. and the 400th anniversary of John Gaither’s arrival in Jamestown, Virginia is fast approaching. We will receive a full, hot buffet breakfast with our rooms. John Gater is a member of the following lists: Alumni of the University of Bradford, British archaeologists and Earth scientist stubs. She started working for Rockdale/Newton Citizen in June 2018. Help us build our profile of John Gater! Alice and Bill had a black cat named Missy and a Cocker Spaniel named Sandy. His parents were John Gater and Joan Morley. Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. Alice was active in her church and was the chair of the Pastor Parrish Committee. A private funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel. Every year since 1984, the Society of John Gaither Descendants has held a special gathering hosted by a different member. John has been involved in archaeological geophysics for many years, having worked for British Gas, the Ancient Monuments Laboratory (English Heritage) and Bradford University Research. She was a member of the Jamestowne Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Huguenot Society, Colonial Dames, and John Gaither Descendants. Get the latest news - Enter your email address & click SUBSCRIBE, © 2019 The Society of John Gaither Descendants, Inc. a non-profit Maryland corporation. She played Bridge weekly with friends and enjoyed sewing. He is famous for Time Team. born Abt 1551. John Gater I, born 1599, was the first Gater/Gaither in America, arriving on the ship “George” in Jamestown, Virginia, in 1620, where he appears on the Muster in 1623, sixth on the list under Sir Francis Wyatt, governor, and again in 1636 on the “Assurance” when resettling in Maryland at the invitation of Lord Baltimore. He was a member of Hayes Barton United Methodist Church for 54 years where he was member of the original Bob King Fellowship Class, Methodist Men, and A Few Good Men. To determine if the information is documented look for "Sources" buttons on the Family While this hotel is not a destination resort, it has all the amenities - - -pool, fitness center, restaurant, lounge and meeting rooms. own data files and submissions from other families that. Gaither’s at Myrtle Creek Farm, previously known as Gaither’s Plantation, is a Wildlife Management Area and events facility owned by Newton County where a number of festivals and private events take place. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers, James, Joe and Phillip. In 1955 they moved to Ponca City and have resided there ever since. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Janie Sigmon Leonard, and their children, Alaric Leonard, Lisa Carlay and Andrew (Angie) Leonard. Attendees were given a tour of the Gaither farmhouse as well as the church and other sites on the property.“It is important to know your family history,” said Beardslee. In most instances, the Gaither family members in America can trace their ancestry back to John Gater I. Newton County acquired Gaither’s Plantation in 1996, and there have been several attempts to make it a more marketable events facility. Then he was transferred to Raleigh where he continued until he was hired by Kimley-Horn & Assoc, where he remained until his retirement is 2005.