Gaines Part 4
had eight children; died 1G88, hence the New England Gaines. The Virginia family entered Chesepeike Bay, one of them, James Gaines, settling on the Eastern shore in Accomac County, County, 1620; Edward, thirty years old, settled in 1631. Thomas Gaines appears in old Rappahannock, Rappahannock, 1622, .and Alexander Gaines in 1635. In 1634, the Old Dominion had been divided into eight shares. James Gaines appears in Rappahannock Rappahannock by deed May 9 th, 1003, by patent to 519 acres of land, March 11, 1667; also Thomas Thomas Gaines patented 700 acres, 4th October, 1063 (See land book 5, p. 623). To same, 28 acres on Hoskin's Creek; same, 10 acres, 1668. December 28th, 1668, Thomas Gaines of Piscattocan, deeded 365 acres to John Bennett. Robert Gaines patented 186 acres in old Rappahannock, North side river, adjoining the lands of Robert Beverly; same, book 7, p. 693; 400 acres September 5th, 1677. Robert and Daniel Gaines deeded 1,150 acres to Robert Mayfield on South side of river. Daniel Gaines, June 11, 1661, patented 350 acres in old Rappahannock county. On November 30, 1658, Governor Diggs deeded to Daniel Gaines and John Jennings, 200 acres in old Rappahannock for bringing eight settlers. July 28, 1663, to Daniel Gaines 400 acres in same county, also to Daniel Gaines and Nicholas Willard, 13,- 13,- Wales, and he entered the military military service of the King as David or Llewelyn-David, Llewelyn-David, Llewelyn-David, the son of Llewelyn. Previous to the Norman conquest, nomenclature in Britain was. in chaos. Personal Personal names, the individual names in Pre-Norman Pre-Norman Pre-Norman history, were .but for the life of him to whom they were attached. It was not until the twelfth or thirteenth century that surnames began to become fixed or hereditary. David Gam was the fourth in descent from Einion Sais, the latter latter word meaning that Einion had lived in England and inherited the estate and demesne of Castle Einion Sais. His father, Llewelyn, had also purchased the mansions of Peyton in the parishes of Garthbrengy and L 1 a n d d e w. David's grandfather was Howel. The historic seats of the family family in Wales were Peyton Gwin, Newton, Buckland, Aberbran, Tvegaer, Penderin and Porthamal. A picture of the residence of Sir John Gaines, of Newton, built in 1582, is given in the "Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales" by Thomas Nicholas. The house is still standing. On each side of the fireplace is the great hall of this mansion, the shield of arms is sculptured in stone, and the names of Sir John and his progenitors for six generations are similarly preserved. At the close of the inscription is this sentiment: "On God depends ev erything."