When Vernon Joseph Stevenson was born on 31 July 1907, in Alameda, California, United States, his father, John Joseph Stevenson, was 25 and his mother, Cecelia George, was 21. He married Edna Mae Wilbur on 22 July 1934, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 May 1947, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 39.
English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Steven, Stephen (see Steven ) + -son. This surname is also very common in northern Ireland (especially Antrim and Down), where it has been interchangeable with Steenson and Stinson . In North America, this surname has also absorbed various European cognates, such as Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen ; see also Stevens .
Scottish: variant of Stevenston, a habitational name from Stevenston (Ayrshire), Stevenson in Newlands (Peeblesshire), or Stevenson in Haddington (East Lothian). The placename in each case derives from the personal name Steven + Older Scots toun ‘farmstead, settlement’.
English: habitational name from Stevenstone (Devon), meaning ‘Stephen's farmstead’.
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