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Stenson Early Origins



The surname Stenson 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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Stenson Spelling Variations


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Stenson Spelling Variations



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

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Stenson Early History


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Stenson Early History



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

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Stenson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stenson Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Stenson In Ireland


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Stenson In Ireland



Some of the Stenson 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:

Stenson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Stenson, aged 20, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834

Stenson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • J Stenson landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1842 aboard the ship Regia

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stenson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stenson (post 1700)



  • Dernell Renauld Stenson (1978-2003), American Major League Baseball outfielder who played in 2003 for the Cincinnati Reds
  • William C. Stenson (b. 1900), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Ontonagon District; Defeated, 1938; Elected 1940, 1942
  • Edward G. Stenson, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916
  • Henrik Stenson (b. 1976), Swedish professional golfer on the PGA and European Tours
  • Frederick "Fred" Stenson (b. 1951), Canadian writer of historical fiction and non-fiction relating to the Canadian West; his 2000 novel The Trade was shortlisted for Canada's Giller Prize
  • Fred Frise Stenson (1914-1990), Canadian farmer and politician, Member of Parliament for Peterborough (1962-1965)
  • Bo Gustav Stenson (b. 1944), Swedish jazz pianist, founder of The Bobo Stenson Trio

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Stenson Historic Events


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Stenson Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Miss Delia Stenson, English 3rd Class passenger residing in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Stenson Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
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    The Stenson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stenson 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.

    This page was last modified on 3 December 2015 at 07:43.

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