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Stevenson Early Origins



The surname Stevenson was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Stevenson Spelling Variations


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Stevenson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stevenson, Stephenson, Stephinson, Stevenston, Steenson, Stenson, Steinson and many more.

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Stevenson Early History


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Stevenson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stevenson research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1296, 1455, 1764, 1850, and 1894 are included under the topic Early Stevenson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stevenson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stevenson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stevenson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stevenson In Ireland


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Stevenson In Ireland



Some of the Stevenson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 263 words (19 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:

Stevenson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Andrew Stevenson settled at Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Andrew Stevenson, who arrived at Charlestown Massachusetts in 1630
  • Christ Stevenson, who arrived in Virginia in 1637
  • Phill Stevenson, who arrived in Virginia in 1652
  • Richard Stevenson, who came to Barbados in 1654
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stevenson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Allen Stevenson, who arrived in America in 1700
  • James Stevenson, who arrived in New England in 1728
  • Thomas Stevenson, who landed in Virginia in 1740
  • Barnabas Stevenson, who landed in America in 1760-1763
  • Robert Stevenson, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1763
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stevenson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Stevenson, who arrived in America in 1802
  • James Stevenson, who arrived in America in 1810
  • Martha Stevenson, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1811
  • Thomas Stevenson, who landed in America in 1811
  • William Stevenson, who arrived in New York, NY in 1812
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stevenson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Stevenson, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • William and Mathew Stevenson settled in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, in 1760 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Martha Stevenson, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1778
  • Mr. William Stevenson U.E. who settled in St. Stephen, New Brunswick c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Stevenson Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • James Stevenson, aged 65, a farmer, arrived in Quebec aboard the ship "Atlas" in 1815
  • Andrew Stevenson, aged 19, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Favourite" in 1815
  • Donald Stevenson, aged 21, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Favourite" in 1815
  • Sam Stevenson, who landed in Canada in 1821
  • Samuel Stevenson, who arrived in Quebec in 1821
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stevenson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Stevenson, a butcher, arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Thomas Stevenson, a nailor, arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • David Stevenson, Scottish convict from Edinburgh, who was transported aboard the "Albion" on May 29, 1828, settling in New South Wales, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828
  • Alexander Stevenson, English convict from Oyer, who was transported aboard the "Argyle" on March 5th, 1831, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  • George Stevenson, aged 37, a secretary, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stevenson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Burleigh R Stevenson landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Thomas Stevenson landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Isabella Blair Stevenson, aged 50, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • Ann Stevenson, aged 30, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • James Stevenson, aged 26, a farmer, arrived in Otago aboard the ship "Philip Laing" in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stevenson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stevenson (post 1700)



  • John Stevenson (1718-1785), Scottish-born, American merchant and doctor in Baltimore
  • Ian Pretyman Stevenson (1918-2007), Canadian-born, American psychiatrist, known for his Reincarnation research and his book Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation (1966)
  • Eric A. Stevenson (b. 1966), American politician, Member of the New York State Assembly (2011-)
  • DeShawn Stevenson (b. 1981), American professional NBA basketball player
  • Coke Robert Stevenson (1888-1975), American politician, 35th Governor of Texas (1941-1947)
  • Charles Leslie Stevenson (1908-1979), American analytic philosopher, Professor at Yale University from 1939 to 1946
  • Carter Littlepage Stevenson Jr. (1817-1888), American general in the Confederate States Army in the Western Theater of the American Civil War
  • Alexandra Winfield Stevenson (b. 1980), American professional tennis player
  • William Edwards Stevenson (1900-1985), American Olympic athlete, lawyer, diplomat, and Rhodes Scholar
  • Joe Stevenson, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1956, 1964
  • ... (Another 124 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Stevenson Historic Events


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Stevenson Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mrs. Margaret Stevenson (1881-1914), née Hardy Irish Third Class Passenger from Belfast, Ireland who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mrs. Fanny Stevenson (1873-1914), née Riddell Canadian Third Class Passenger from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mr. Charles Alexander Stevenson (1867-1914), Canadian Third Class Passenger from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

Halifax Explosion

  • Mrs. Christina  Stevenson (1895-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

HMAS Sydney II

  • Mr. Robert Stevenson (1924-1941), Australian Stoker 3rd Class from Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II on the 19th November 1941 and died during the sinking

HMS Hood

  • Mr. Basil P Stevenson, Midshipman serving for the Royal Navy Reserve, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking
  • Mr. Noel Stevenson (b. 1920), English Ordnance Artificer 5th Class serving for the Royal Navy from Wimbledon, Surrey, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. John Stevenson, British Marine, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking
  • Mr. Stevenson, British Coder, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking
  • Mr. Stevenson, British Engine Room Artificer, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

  • John Charles Stevenson (1950-1988), English Passenger from Surrey, England, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died
  • Geraldine Anne Stevenson (1951-1988), English Passenger from Surrey, England, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died
  • Hannah Louise Stevenson (1978-1988), English Passenger from Surrey, England, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died
  • Rachael Stevenson (1980-1988), English Passenger from Surrey, England, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Hugh Stevenson, English 3rd Class passenger residing in Yonkers, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Miss Elizabeth P. Stevenson, American 2nd Class passenger from Cleveland, Ohio, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking
  • Mrs. Janet M. Stevenson, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Cleveland, Ohio, USA returning to Aberdeen, Scotland, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 24) Albion voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1828 with 192 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/albion/1828
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Argyle voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1831 with 251 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/argyle/1831
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Stevenson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stevenson 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.

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