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Early Origins of the Waterson family


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.

Early History of the Waterson family


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Waterson Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Waterson family (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...
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Migration of the Waterson family to Ireland


Some of the Waterson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Waterson family to the New World and Oceana


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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Robert Waterson, who landed in Maryland or Virginia in 1669 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Godfrey Waterson, who settled in Jamaica in 1684
  • William Waterson, who landed in New Jersey in 1685 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Tho Waterson, who arrived in Virginia in 1696 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Waterson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Waterson, who arrived in Virginia in 1703 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Waterson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pat Waterson, aged 55, who landed in New York, NY in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pat Waterson, who settled in New York in 1803
  • John Waterson, who arrived in New York, NY in 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • George Waterson, who 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 [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

Waterson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

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

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)

Historic Events for the Waterson family



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  • Mr. Thomas J B Waterson (b. 1917), English Leading Stoker serving for the Royal Navy from Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, who sailed into battle and died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  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. ^ H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm

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