Helen Stevenson

about 1716–
Denny, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Helen

When Helen Stevenson was born about 1716, in Denny, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Stevenson, was 44 and her mother, Helen Anderson, was 45. She married William Brock or Brooks about 1743, in St Ninians, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Brock or Brooks
1718–
Helen Stevenson
1716–
Marriage: about 1743
Jean Brock
1744–
William Brock
1745–
George Brock
1748–
Alexander Brock
1750–
James Brock
1752–
John Brock
1754–1812
Margaret Brock
1757–
Helen Brock
1758–
Walter Robert Brooks
1761–1841
Robert Brock
1766–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1743
St Ninians, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Stevenson

    Male1672–1745Male

    Helen Anderson

    Female1671–Female

siblings

(6)

    William Stevenson

    Male1702–Male

    Jannet Stevenson

    Female1704–Female

    James Stevenson

    Male1706–Male

    David Stevenson

    Male1709–Male

    Margaret Stevenson

    Female1714–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

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

Age 86

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.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 95

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 99

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

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen Stevenson in entry for Helen Brock, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Stevenson in entry for George Brock, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Stevenson in entry for Jean Brack, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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