John Wesley Tweedy

Brief Life History 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, Campbell, Virginia, United States for about 1 years and Concord, Concord Township, 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
1891–1967
Annie Burton Cardwell
1889–1954
Marriage: 23 December 1913
Tweedy
1915–1915
John Burton Tweedy
1918–2006
Marietta Lucille Tweedy
1922–2017
Emmett Filmore Tweedy
1924–2010

Sources (24)

  • John W Tweedy, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wesley E Tweedy, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • John Wesley Tweedy, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Tweedie .

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

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