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Wethers Early Origins



The surname Wethers was first found in Ross-shire, Scotland where they held the lands of Waterson in the parish of Fern (Fearn) in that shire from very ancient times. Wether Hill is located in Dumfries and Galloway, near New Galloway, Scotland; near Perth and near Penrith, England.

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Wethers Spelling Variations


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Wethers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waterson, Watersone, Waterston, Watherston and many more.

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Wethers Early History


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Wethers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wethers research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1359, 1495, 1594, 1929, 1585, 1634, 1656 and are included under the topic Early Wethers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wethers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wethers Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Edward Waterson (died 1594), English Catholic priest and martyr, beatified in 1929; Simon Waterson (1585-1634) a London prominent publisher of Edmund...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wethers Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wethers In Ireland


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Wethers In Ireland



Some of the Wethers family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wethers Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Erasmus Wethers, who arrived in Virginia in 1677

Wethers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Wethers, who landed in Virginia in 1713
  • James Wethers, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • John Wethers, who arrived in Virginia in 1715

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wethers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wethers (post 1700)



  • Brian Augustus Wethers (b. 1980), American former professional NBA basketball player

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Wethers Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    11. ...

    The Wethers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wethers Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 August 2014 at 08:14.

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