Margaret Stevenson

1683–
Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Stevenson was born on 11 March 1683, in Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Henrie Stephensone, was 30 and her mother, Bessie Lamb, was 26. She married William Douglass on 21 November 1702, in Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Stevenson
1683–
William Douglass
1683–
Marriage: 21 November 1702
Margaret Douglas
1703–
James Douglas
1706–
Elizabeth Douglas
1708–
Catharine Douglas
1709–
Robert Douglas
1711–
Alexander Douglas
1713–
John Douglass
1734–
Thomas Douglass
1738–1803

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1702
Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Henrie Stephensone

    Male1653–Male

  • Bessie Lamb

    Female1657–Female

siblings

(4)

  • David Stevenson or Stevison

    Male1679–Male

  • Female1683–Female

  • Henrie Stephensone

    Male1685–Male

  • Elizabeth or Espet Stevenson or Stevison

    Female1688–Female

World Events (1)

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

Age 119

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . As a North American surname, it has assimilated some European cognates such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret in entry for Catharine Douglass, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret Stinson, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Margaret Stevenson in entry for John Douglass, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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