Samuel Wethered was born c1738, probably in Boston, MA. He was the son of Samuel and Sarah (Thornton) Wethered. On the 26 Nov 1761 he married Dorothy Eager, born 24 Jan 1741/2 at Shrewsbury, MA, daughter of Benjamin and Abigail (Johnson) Eager. This family settled in Cumberland Township, NS in 1761.

1) Sarah Huston Wethered b. 10 Jun 1763, m. (1st) c1783 Peter Etter b. – , d. c1798, (2nd) c1800 Amos Fowler
2) Joshua Winslow Wethered born Sep 1764, d. 1 Sep 1822, m. 1787 Sarah Freeman b. 1 Nov 1767 d/o William and Jerusha (Yeoman) Freeman
They probably had more children.

PANB:MC3/109 Louise Walsh Throop’s Early Settlers of Cumberland Township, Nova Scotia in National Genealogical Society Quarterly, p. 278
see also PANB: MC1156 Graves Papers: Wethered family notes, 1 page: Weatherhed or Wethered family came from Dublin, Ireland and first settled at Norwich, CT.