According to the Dodson/Dotson book, pg. 209, it refers to Simon Dotson born between 1761 and 1772 as being the son of William Dodson born 1750 to 1760 in Virginia and died after 1830 in White Co., Tennessee. This William Dodson was the son of Lambeth, Lambeth,and Charles Dodson.(pg. 80) William Dodson is listed with the following children: Simon Dotson, William "Bucky" Jr Dotson, Eli Dodson, and Daniel Dotson. This is a partial list. This William Dodson served in Hamon Critz along with Charles Dodson. In 1779, he is listed on the tithable list of Henry Co., Virginia. In 1820, he is on the census of White Co., Tennessee. On March 6, 1826, he made an entry for 100 acres of land in White Co., located on the south side of Caney Fork in the Beech Cove.