Zechariah had been left in the Barclay's shed by his parents Chris and Elizabeth when he was discovered by Jimmy Barclay and George Barclay. Shortly after his parents returned the Barclay's sent them to Whit until Whit could find an agency that would take them in. However, they disappeared from Whit's house and the Barclay's went out to search for them. When going to a bad part of town the Barclay's saw them running down an ally. However they seemed to disappear leading the Barclay's to the family of Andy (b), LeeAnn, and Nathaniel (a).