About John Witherspoon (Weddespone)
"He was born in 1540, as he was 29 when he has a lease of some property; at the age of 42 he married May 3, 1582, Anne, daughter of Alexander Patterson. Nothing further is known about this man than that he had a son, by his wife, named Alexander."
--Source: Witherspoon, Joseph B. The History and Genealogy of the Witherspoon Family (1400-1987). Fort Worth, Tex: Miran Publishers, 1988. Print. p. 14. F3