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Waterston Early Origins



The surname Waterston 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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Waterston Spelling Variations


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Waterston Spelling Variations



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

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Waterston Early History


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Waterston Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waterston 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 Waterston History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waterston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waterston 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 Waterston Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waterston In Ireland


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Waterston In Ireland



Some of the Waterston 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:

Waterston Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Robert Waterston, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts 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)
  • John Waterston, who settled in San Francisco, ca. in 1850
  • John Waterston, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Waterston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Waterston (post 1700)



  • Robert "Bob" Waterston MD, American biologist, best known for his work on the Human Genome Project
  • Darren Waterston (b. 1965), American artist
  • Samuel Atkinson "Sam" Waterston (b. 1940), American Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor, best known for his portrayal of Jack McCoy on the NBC television series Law & Order
  • David Waterston, New Zealand rugby union coach
  • George Waterston OBE FRSE (1911-1980), Scottish ornithologist and conservationist, born in Edinburgh
  • John James Waterston (1811-1883), Scottish physicist, pioneer of the kinetic theory of gases

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
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The Waterston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waterston 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 17 June 2015 at 15:40.

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