Beal J Gaither
Beal J Gaither was born in Rowan Co. North Carolina to Benjamin and Rachel Elizabeth (Walker) Gaither on Sep 10, 1790. Married on Aug 26, 1811, to Mary "Polly" Rogers (b. Sep. 6, 1790). They had 12 children. He was a Colonel in the War of 1812. Believed to have died in battle during the Civil War. Gaither Township, Boone County, Arkansas named after Col. Beale Gaither after he settled in the area in 1832.
Benjamin Gaither (1752 - 1802) Elizabeth (Rachel) Watkins Gaither (1750 - 1810)
Mary Rogers Gaither (1792 - 1876)