John Wesley Tweedy

1 June 1891–22 July 1967 (Age 76)
Campbell, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Wesley

When John Wesley Tweedy was born on 1 June 1891, in Campbell, Virginia, United States, his father, Emmett Filmore Tweedy, was 42 and his mother, Nancy Mae Jones, was 37. He married Annie Burton Cardwell on 23 December 1913, in Campbell, Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rustburg Magisterial District, Campbell, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Concord, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1958. He died on 22 July 1967, in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Concord, Campbell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Tweedy
Annie Burton Cardwell
Marriage: 23 December 1913
John Burton Tweedy
Marietta Lucille Tweedy
Emmett Filmore Tweedy

Spouse and Children

23 December 1913
Campbell, Albemarle, Virginia, United States




    John Burton Tweedy


    Marietta Lucille Tweedy


    Emmett Filmore Tweedy


Parents and Siblings

    Emmett Filmore Tweedy


    Nancy Mae Jones




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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 3

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Tweedie .2 English: habitational name from Tweedyhill in Kingwater in Cumbria.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wesley J Tweedy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John W Tweedy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wesley Tweedy, "United States Census, 1930"

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