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Watterson Early Origins



The surname Watterson 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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Watterson Spelling Variations


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Watterson Spelling Variations



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

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Watterson Early History


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Watterson Early History



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

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Watterson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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

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Watterson In Ireland


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Watterson In Ireland



Some of the Watterson 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:

Watterson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Arthur Watterson, who arrived in Arkansas in 1852

Watterson Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Watterson, aged 36, a cabinet maker, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1841
  • Mary Watterson, aged 36, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1841
  • Jamie Watterson, aged 12, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1841
  • Mary Watterson, aged 14, a sempstress, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1841
  • John Watterson, aged 9, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Lady Nugent" in 1841
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Watterson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Watterson (post 1700)



  • Peter Francis Watterson (1927-1996), American Catholic priest
  • John Ambrose Watterson (1844-1899), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Harvey Magee Watterson (1811-1891), American lawyer, newspaper editor, and politician
  • Henry Watterson (1840-1921), American journalist
  • William Boyd "Bill" Watterson (b. 1958), American cartoonist and the author of the influential and popular comic strip Calvin and Hobbes
  • Mike Watterson (b. 1942), former English professional snooker player, businessman and entrepreneur
  • Juan Paul Watterson (b. 1980), Manx politician

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Watterson Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    11. ...

    The Watterson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Watterson 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 20 October 2016 at 02:04.

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