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Early Origins of the Stilson family


The surname Stilson was first found in Wiltshire where Stille was a tenant listed there prior to the Conquest. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
The Domesday Book in 1086 A.D. lists Aluuinus Stilla in Hampshire. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Lefwinus Stille was listed in the Pipe Rolls of 1166 is Sussex and Richard le Stille was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Worcestershire in 1275. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Years later, the Subsidy Rolls of 1332 list John atte Stille in Worcestershire. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Walter Stille in Oxfordshire.

Early History of the Stilson family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stilson research.
Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1451, 1511, 1591, 1543, 1608, 1593, 1608, 1577 and 1593 are included under the topic Early Stilson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Stilson Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stille, Still, Stills, Stillie, Stylle and others.

Early Notables of the Stilson family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stilson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Still, who settled in Virginia in 1670; William Still, who settled in Barbados in 1670; Captain Still, who was part of the 4th Virginia Regiment during the American War of Independence in 1778.

Contemporary Notables of the name Stilson (post 1700)


  • John Jacob Stilson (b. 1990), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays
  • Jeff Stilson (b. 1959), American stand-up comedian, who has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  • Tom Stilson, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 2012 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Abel Stilson, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Orleans County, 1860 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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