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Weatherston Early Origins



The surname Weatherston 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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Weatherston Spelling Variations


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Weatherston Spelling Variations



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

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Weatherston Early History


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Weatherston Early History



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

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Weatherston Early Notables (pre 1700)


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

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Weatherston In Ireland


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Weatherston In Ireland



Some of the Weatherston 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:

Weatherston Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward A. Weatherston, aged 23, who settled in America from Sunderland, England, in 1909
  • D. Weatherston, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States, in 1921

Weatherston Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Douglas Weatherston, aged 10, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1912
  • Elena Weatherston, aged 13, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1912

Weatherston Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Weatherston arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherston (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Weatherston (post 1700)



  • Katherine Marie "Katie" Weatherston (b. 1983), Canadian two-time gold medalist women's ice hockey player
  • David Weatherston (b. 1986), Scottish professional footballer

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Weatherston Historic Events


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Weatherston Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Thomas Weatherston (d. 1912), aged 24, English First Class Saloon Steward from Liverpool, Lancashire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Weatherston Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Hooghly.htm

Other References

  1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  7. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Weatherston Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Weatherston 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 21 August 2014 at 08:14.

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