1724/5-- WEATHERS, JOHN b. Jan 24, son of Samuel (d. 1729) & Elizabeth Dunn Weathers of Old Rappanock Co., Richmond County... Samuel Weathers was son of John & Margaret Powell Weathers m. 1681. Samuel lived on same land until death in 1729.... leaving wife Elizabeth & 4 children; Thomas b. 1719, Samuel b. 1722, John b. 1725 & Susannah b. 1728. (See 1686).
JOHN WEATHERS, the third son of Samuel & Elizabeth Dunn Weathers was in Stafford Co., Va. for a few years & then removed with his wife & children to Lincoln co., now Gaston co., NC. He left many descendants who migrated to other places. ((The History of Robert Edwin withers, III)
WITHERS FAMILY OF THE COUNTY LANCASTER, ENGLAND AND OF STAFFORD COUNTY, VA; 1189-1947; Roanoke, VA, The Dietz Printing Co, 1947; pp 7,9-10