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"STEVENSON, 'son of STEVEN,' q.v. Nichol filz Steven, chaplain of Scotland, had license to take shipping at London or Dovorre at pleasure in 1372 (Bain, m, 198). John Steywynson was one of the surveyors of the marches of Woodwrae in 1388 (Bamff, p. 22), John Stevenson was merchant in Aberdeen in 1454 (Bain, TV, 1265), and common councillor, 1477 (Guildrij, p. 189), and Duncan Stewinson was witness in Brechin in 1479 (REB., i, 202). Henry Stevinsoun in Brechin in 1505 appears in the following year as Henry Steynson (ibid., n, 149, 150). John Stevenson, last Roman Catholic precentor of the metropolitan church of Glasgow in 1548 spelled his name Steinstoune (Biggar, p. 197). Thomas Steuynesone had sasine of land in Glasgow in 1550 ( (Protocols, i), Andro Steiuinsoun was treasurer of Edinburgh in 1580 (MCM., i, p. 288), and Quostantyne Steynstoune was burgess freeman of Glasgow in 1594 (Burgesses). Bryce Stinstone appears in Irvine, 1686 (Irvine, n, p. 310). Steinstoune 1613, Steivinson 1685, Steuinsoun 1573, Stevensone 1557, Stevingstoun 1569, Stevinsone 1507, Stevinstine 1684, Stevisone 1663, Stevynesone and Stevynsoune 1550, Stewinsone 1506, Stewinsoune 1583, Stewinstoun 1625, Stewynsone 1550, Stewynsounne 1577, Sthevinson 1493, Sthevinsone 1503, Stivinson 1686; Stevinstoun, Steavensone, Stevenstoune, Stivenson, Stivensone, Stivenstoune. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Some Famous People with the surname of Stevenson

Wikipedia Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 ? 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer.
Wikipedia Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 July 14, 1965) was an American politician, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent oratory, and promotion of liberal causes in the Democratic Party.
Wikipedia John William "Bill" Stevenson (born September 10, 1963) is an American musician and record producer.
Wikipedia George William Stevenson (born 30 August 1938) is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom.
Wikipedia Richard Stevenson is a Canadian poet who lives in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Wikipedia Stewart Stevenson (James Alexander Stewart Stevenson, "Gaelic: Seamus Alasdair Sti?bhart MacSteafain") (born 1946) is a Scottish politician who became a member of the Scottish Parliament in 2001.
Wikipedia Robert Stevenson (8 June 1772?12 July 1850) was a Scottish civil engineer and famed designer and builder of lighthouses.
Wikipedia Struan Stevenson (born 4 April 1948 in Ballantrae) is a Scottish politician.
Wikipedia Coke Robert Stevenson (March 20, 1888 June 28, 1975) was Governor of Texas from 1941 to 1947.
Wikipedia Parker Stevenson (born Richard Stevenson Parker on June 4, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American television actor.
Wikipedia Charles Alexander Stevenson (1855, Edinburgh ? 1950) was a Scottish lighthouse engineer who built twenty three lighthouses in and around Scotland.
Wikipedia Robert Stevenson (31 March 1905, Buxton, Derbyshire ? 30 April 1986) was an English film writer and director.
Wikipedia Edgar McLean Stevenson, Jr.
Wikipedia Juliet Anne Virginia Stevenson CBE (born 30 October 1956) is an English actress of stage and screen.
Wikipedia Ronald Stevenson (born March 6, 1928 in Blackburn, Lancashire) is a British composer, pianist, and writer about music.
Wikipedia Toby "Crash" Stevenson (born November 19, 1976 in Odessa, Texas) is an Olympic class pole vaulter from the United States.
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Wikipedia William Erskine Stevenson (March 18, 1820 November 29, 1883) was an American cabinet-maker, farmer, and Republican politician from Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Wikipedia DeShawn Stevenson (born April 3, 1981 in Fresno, California) is a American professional basketball player currently with the Washington Wizards of the NBA.
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Wikipedia John Stevenson (August 12, 1812 ? April 1, 1884) was the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1867 to 1871 and served as Conservative MPP for Lennox.
Wikipedia George Raymond "Ray" Stevenson (born 25 May 1964) is a British film and television actor.
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Wikipedia John White Stevenson (May 4 1812 August 10 1886) was a U.
Wikipedia Grant Thomas Stevenson (born October 15,1981 in Spruce Grove, Alberta) is a professional ice hockey player, currently playing for the Kloten Flyers in the Swiss National League A.
Wikipedia Jeremy Stevenson (born July 28, 1974 in San Bernardino, California) is a retired professional ice hockey left winger who last played for the Kalamazoo Wings of the International Hockey League.
Wikipedia Miriam Jacqueline Stevenson, of Winnsboro, South Carolina, won the Miss USA pageant as Miss South Carolina USA in 1954.
Wikipedia Graham Barry Stevenson (born December 16, 1955, Ackworth, near Pontefract, Yorkshire) is a former English cricketer who played in 2 Tests and 4 ODIs from 1980 to 1981.
Wikipedia Turner Stevenson (born May 18, 1972, in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey player.
Wikipedia Robert "Bob" Stevenson (b: Barrhead, Scotland, 1869.
Wikipedia Frances Stevenson, Countess Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, CBE (7 October 1888 ? 5 December 1972) was the mistress, personal secretary, confidante and second wife of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George.
Wikipedia Dan Whitney Stevenson (born October 4, 1982 in) is an American football offensive lineman for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Flora Clift Stevenson (30 October 1839 ? 28 September 1905) was a Scottish social reformer with a special interest in education for poor or neglected children, and in education for girls.
Wikipedia Louisa Stevenson (15 July 1835?1908) was a Scottish campaigner for women's university education, women's suffrage and effective, well-organised nursing.
Wikipedia Matilda Coxe Stevenson ("n?e" Evans) (1855-1915) was an American ethnologist, born at San Augustine, Tex.
Wikipedia John James Stevenson (1831?1908), often referred to as J.
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Wikipedia William Henry Stevenson (September 17, 1891-March 19, 1978) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin for the years 1941-1949, he served as a Republican.
Wikipedia Carter Littlepage Stevenson, Jr.
Wikipedia Kenneth William Stevenson is the eighth Church of England Bishop of Portsmouth.
Wikipedia William 'Willie' Stevenson (born 26 October 1939) was a professional footballer.
Wikipedia Alice Stevenson (10 July 1861 ? 18 August 1973) was born at Piccadilly, England and became a British supercentenarian.
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Wikipedia Jamie Stevenson (born 13 July 1984 in Glasgow) is a Scottish footballer.
Wikipedia Thomas Stevenson (1838 - 1908) was well-known toxicologist and forensic chemist.
Wikipedia Robby Stevenson (born February 7, 1976 in Bradenton, Florida) was an American football punter and placekicker.
Wikipedia Santiago Jos? Stevenson Ort?z (October 17, 1928; June 3, 2007) was born in Panama City, Panama.
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Wikipedia Lewis Stevenson (born 5 January 1988 in Kirkcaldy) is a Scottish professional association football player who plays for in the Scottish Premier League.
Wikipedia Nigel Charles Ashley Stevenson (born 2 November, 1958 in Swansea) is a former Wales international footballer.
Wikipedia Rick Stevenson is a writer, director, and producer from Seattle, Washington.
Wikipedia Alexander Ernest Stevenson (August 9 1912 Dublin, Ireland ? 1985) was an Irish footballer who played for Bootle F.
Wikipedia Jarod Cameron Stevenson (born December 1, 1975 in Seoul, South Korea) is an American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Venetia Stevenson (born March 10, 1938), born Joanna Venetia Invicta Stevenson in London, is a motion picture actress.
Wikipedia Job Evans Stevenson (February 10, 1832 - July 24, 1922) was a U.
Wikipedia Bill Stevenson (June 4, 1951 in High Prairie, Alberta ? March 19, 2007 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former professional Canadian football player with the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos.
Wikipedia Sir Malcolm Stevenson KCMG (15 March 1878?27 November 1927) was a British colonial administrator.
Wikipedia Sir William Stevenson (1530 - 1575) was an English poet, and presumed playwright of the early English language comedy "Gammer Gurton's Needle".
Wikipedia Byron Stevenson (born September 7 1956, Llanelli ? died September 6 2007) was a Welsh international footballer.
Wikipedia Shayne "Ledgey" Stevenson (born October 26, 1970, in Aurora, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey centre.
Wikipedia Antone Dominique Stevenson (born December 28, 1977 in Gaffney, South Carolina) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins.
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Wikipedia Joseph Stevenson (November 27, 1806, in Berwick-on-Tweed - February 8, 1895, in London) was an English Catholic archivist.
Wikipedia Hayden Stevenson (2 July, 1877 ? 31 January, 1952) was an American film actor.
Wikipedia Morris Stevenson (born April 16, 1943) is a Scottish former footballer who played as a forward.
Wikipedia Major John Stevenson MBE DCM (February 24, 1918?February 25, 2002) was a Company Sergeant Major in the British 6th Airborne Division who was awarded the DCM for personal gallantry and leadership during Operation Varsity; the Air Assault landing over the Rhine on 24 March, 1945.
Wikipedia Tom Stevenson (born 1951) is a British author who has been writing about wine for more than 30 years.
Wikipedia Vice Admiral Sir Hugh David Stevenson AC, KBE, RAN (24 August 1918 ? 26 October 1998) was an officer of the Royal Australian Navy, eventually serving as its Chief.
Wikipedia Gary Evan Stevenson (born August 5, 1955) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since April 2008.
Wikipedia Adonis Stevenson (born 22 September 1977) is a Canadian boxer who was born in Haiti, who goes by the nickname "Superman".
Wikipedia Perry George Stevenson (born January 23, 1987 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is currently a Senior power forward for the University of Kentucky men's basketball team.
Wikipedia Sarah Diana Stevenson (born March 30, 1983, Doncaster) is a British Taekwondo athlete from Bentley near Doncaster, England.
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Wikipedia Ernest "Ernie" Stevenson (born 28 December 1923 in Rotherham, died 1970) was a former English professional footballer.
Wikipedia Clare Grant Stevenson AM, MBE (18 July 1903 ? 22 October 1988) was the inaugural Director of the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force (WAAAF).
Wikipedia Montey Stevenson (born April 8, 1985 in) is a professional Canadian and Arena football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia Doug Stevenson (born April 6, 1924 in Regina, Saskatchewan ? died 1975) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played eight games in the National Hockey League: four with the New York Rangers and four with the Chicago Black Hawks.
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Wikipedia Connor Stevenson (born 23 August 1992 in Bellshill) is a Scottish football midfielder currently playing for Clyde.
Wikipedia Sarah Clotworthy Stevenson (1824-1885) was the wife of former Governor of West Virginia William E.
Wikipedia Jim Stevenson (born 1935 in Falkirk died 2 March 2009 in Mitcheldean Gloucestershire) was an Scottish footballer who played for Dundee, Dunfermline Athletic and Cheltenham Town.
Wikipedia John James Stevenson (May 11, 1873 - September 21, 1956) was a Saskatchewan politician and Canadian Senator.
Wikipedia Edwin Stevenson (born 1891 in Nantwich, Cheshire, England) was a footballer who played in the Football League for Stoke.
Wikipedia Alan Stevenson (born 6 November 1950) is an English former professional association footballer who played as a goalkeeper.