Needham Gause is the son of William Gause & Ann Bryan. He married Hannah Frink bef. 1765. Needham was born in Craven (now Georgetown) County SC. He died at Gause Landing Plantation at Ocean Isle Beach, Brunswick County NC. A 1962 article by Eugene Fallon printed in The State Port Pilot notes that Needham is buried at Gause Tomb, along with his brothers William, Charles & John and parents.