When Gertrude Amanda Stevenson was born on 2 August 1871, in Fisher, Champaign, Illinois, United States, her father, Steven Guy Stevenson, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Tucker, was 30. She married Clarence John Wilson in 1919, in Champaign, Illinois, United States. She lived in Stanton Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Saint Joseph, Saint Joseph Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1943. She died on 4 May 1943, in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Stanton Cemetery, Vienna Number 3 Precinct, Johnson, Illinois, United States.
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’.