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Waterson Early Origins



The surname Waterson was first found in Ross-shire, Scotland where they held the lands of Waterson in the parish of Fern (Fearn) in that shire from very ancient times. Wether Hill is located in Dumfries and Galloway, near New Galloway, Scotland; near Perth and near Penrith, England.

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Waterson Spelling Variations


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Waterson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waterson, Watersone, Waterston, Watherston and many more.

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Waterson Early History


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Waterson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waterson research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1359, 1495, 1594, 1929, 1585, 1634, 1656 and are included under the topic Early Waterson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waterson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waterson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Edward Waterson (died 1594), English Catholic priest and martyr, beatified in 1929; Simon Waterson (1585-1634) a London prominent publisher of Edmund...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Waterson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waterson In Ireland


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Waterson In Ireland



Some of the Waterson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 101 words (7 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:

Waterson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Waterson, who landed in Virginia in 1664
  • Robert Waterson, who landed in Maryland or Virginia in 1669
  • Godfrey Waterson settled in Jamaica in 1684
  • William Waterson, who landed in New Jersey in 1685
  • Tho Waterson, who arrived in Virginia in 1696

Waterson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Waterson, who arrived in Virginia in 1703

Waterson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pat Waterson, aged 55, landed in New York, NY in 1803
  • Pat Waterson settled in New York in 1803
  • John Waterson, who arrived in New York, NY in 1815
  • George Waterson settled in Philadelphia in 1855
  • Waterson, aged 40, who landed in America from London, in 1892

Waterson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annie Waterson, aged 21, who settled in America from Jarrow, England, in 1909
  • Andrew Waterson, aged 45, who landed in America from Rosewell, Scotland, in 1910
  • Annie Waterson, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Clydebank, Scotland, in 1912
  • Agnes Allan Fulton Waterson, aged 25, who settled in America from Clydebank, Scotland, in 1919
  • David Waterson, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Waterson Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Waterson U.E. who settled in St. Stephen, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Port Matoon Association [1]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

Waterson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Waterson landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1841 aboard the ship Lady Nugent
  • J. Waterson arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Belle Creole" in 1853

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Contemporary Notables of the name Waterson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Waterson (post 1700)



  • Elaine "Lal" Waterson (1943-1998), English folksinger and songwriter, member of the Watersons
  • Michael "Mike" Waterson (1941-2011), English writer, songwriter and folk singer, member of the Watersons
  • Norma Waterson (b. 1939), English musician, best known as one of the original members of The Watersons, an English traditional group
  • Lal Waterson (1943-1998), English folksinger and songwriter
  • John Waterson (1811-1883), Scottish physicist, a pioneer of the kinetic theory of gases
  • Nigel Waterson (b. 1950), English Member of Parliament for Eastbourne (1992-2010)
  • Colin Ross Waterson (b. 1974), Scottish musician from Glasgow
  • Alfred Waterson (1880-1964), British politician, Member of Parliament for Kettering (1918-1922)

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Waterson Historic Events


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Waterson Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Thomas J B Waterson (b. 1917), English Leading Stoker serving for the Royal Navy from Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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

Other References

  1. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  4. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  11. ...

The Waterson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waterson 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 2 December 2016 at 18:48.

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