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Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson (1772-1850) was a Scottish lighthouse engineer and stepson of Thomas Smith, also a lighthouse engineer.

In 1786 Stevenson was apprenticed to a gunsmith and then to Thomas Smith. Stevenson's mother Jane married Smith in 1792. Stevenson became a partner in Smith's business in 1800.

Stevenson had three sons, David, Alan, and Thomas. Robert Louis Stevenson was the son of Thomas.

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