Allan Stevenson

Maleabout 1725–before 1820

Brief Life History of Allan

When Allan Stevenson was born about 1725, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Stevenson, was 51 and his mother, Elizabeth Cuming, was 42. He died before 1820.

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Robert Stevenson
1675–1745
Elizabeth Cuming
1684–1760
William Stevenson
1711–1737
Allan Stevenson
1725–1820
James Stevenson
1715–1820
Marion Stevenson
1717–1820
Robert Stevenson
1720–1764
Elizabeth Stevenson
1723–1820

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    World Events (2)

    1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

    Age 77

    In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

    1815

    Age 90

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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