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Descendants of John Tweedy (1791-1840) SC and IL
Posted by: Grant A. Van Vranken (ID *****2464) Date: December 04, 2004 at 23:21:50
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This is a family history report on John and Mary Craft Tweedy that married 30 Aug 1811 in Union County, Illinois.
Please send any comments, corrections or additions to me.

Thank you,
Grant A. Van Vranken

1 John TWEEDY1,2,3
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Birth:       1791, Laurens County, South Carolina
Death:       1840, Union County, Illinois
Flags:       Military
Father:       Robert TWEEDY (~1765-~1831)
Mother:       Miss TEMPY (~1765-)

Spouse:       Mary CRAFT3,4
Birth:       1794, Sullivan, Tennessee
Death:       aft 1850, Union County, Illinois
Father:       Thomas CRAFT (ca1775-ca1826)
Mother:       UNNAMED
Marr:       30 Aug 1811, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       James Monroe (1817-1904)
       Singleton Perry (1820->1900)
       John (1832-1866)
       Eleanor Ellen (1835-)
       Robert Craft
       Eliza E. (1820->1880)
       Surilda
       William George
       Lucinda
       Mary L

1.1 James Monroe TWEEDY6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,3,14,15
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Birth:       22 Mar 1817, near Preston, Union Co., Illinois
Death:       31 Mar 1904, Alto Pass, Union County, Illinois
Burial:       Limestone Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Charlotte BIZZEL8,9,10,11
Birth:       12 May 1817, Tennessee
Death:       18 Nov 1904, Alto Pass, Union, Illinois
Father:       Seargent Isaac BIZZEL (1773-<1850)
Mother:       Zilphia MUSGRAVE (~1800-<1850)
Marr:       30 Aug 1838, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       Isaac (1839-1890)
       Nancy (1840-1916)
       Mary (Twin) (1844-1910)
       John (Twin) (1844-)
       Zilpha (1846-1937)
       Emily (1848-)
       Ellen (1850-1881)
       Elizabeth Alice (1852-1930)
       James F. (1854-1937)
       Willis (1856-1930)
       Robert (1857-~1943)
       Benjamin Jackson (1858-1917)

1.1.1 Isaac TWEEDY16,7,8,9,10,17
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Birth:       22 Sep 1839, Union County, Illinois
Death:       29 Jul 1890, Union County, Illinois
Burial:       Limestone Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Emma Caroline PENROD16,18,19,10,17
Birth:       15 Apr 1847, Union County, Illinois
Death:       aft 1880
Father:       Jacob PENROD (1823-1847)
Mother:       Louisa M. GRAMMAR (1829-1907)
Marr:       15 May 1861, Jackson County, Illinois5

Children:       Zilpha (1862-1941)
       Minnie H. (1866-1922)
       John H (~1868->1930)
       James Jacob (1871-1935)
       Charlotte (~1875-)
       Fountain Alonzo (1879-1940)

1.1.1.1 Zilpha TWEEDY10,20,21,22,23,24
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Birth:       7 Jul 1862, Union County, Illinois
Death:       27 May 1941, Pulaski County, Illinois25
Burial:       29 May 1941, Mt. Pisgah, Wetaug, Illinois

Spouse:       Dr Marcus L. WINSTEAD20,21,22
Birth:       Nov 1854, Tennessee
Death:       25 Apr 1919, Pulaski County, Illinois
Marr:       22 Mar 1877, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       Albert M. (1878-)
       Eddie L. (1879-)
       Frank E. (1888-)
       Nellie J (1892-)
       Jessie (1904-)

1.1.1.2 Minnie H. TWEEDY10,17,26,27
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Birth:       1866, Union County, Illinois
Death:       16 Jul 1922, Jackson County, Illinois

Spouse:       Moses E. BLACK26,27
Birth:       1866, Illinois
Death:       aft 1920, Jackson County, Illinois
Marr:       22 Nov 1885, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Howard (1889-1978)
       Ardell W (1896-1974)

1.1.1.3 John H TWEEDY10,17,11,28,29
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Birth:       abt 1868, Illinois
Death:       aft 1930, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Alice A. MARTIN11,28,29
Marr:       21 Aug 1890, Union County, Illinois30

Children:       Bertha (1891-)
       Myrtle (1892-)
       Nevada (1893-)
       Dewey (1898-)
       Harvey Edgar (1900-)
       Mary (1903-)
       Nena S.V. (1906-1975)
       Iva Jeanette (1906-)
       Lester C. (1909-1975)

1.1.1.4 James Jacob TWEEDY17,31,26,32,33,16,34,35
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Birth:       29 Jul 1871, Union County, Illinois
Death:       13 Aug 1935, Union County, Illinois25
Burial:       Jonesboro Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Martha Isabelle "Belle" MORGAN36,37,31,26,32,33,34,16,35
Birth:       6 Nov 1879, Union County, Illinois
Death:       17 Jun 1962, St Louis, Missouri
Father:       Herman B MORGAN (1860-1935)
Mother:       Rebecca Emaline SMITH (1858-1907)
Marr:       28 Jan 1896, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       infant (~1897-)
       Elsa (1898-1961)
       Alvin (1899-1971)
       Melvin H. (1902-<1981)
       Bernice (1905-1950)
       Ralph (1908-1995)
       Rufus (1910-1976)
       Dorothy Lee (1913-2000)
       Carl (1916-1978)
       Paul (1918-1945)

1.1.1.5 Charlotte TWEEDY17
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Birth:       abt 1875, Illinois

1.1.1.6 Fountain Alonzo TWEEDY17,31,26,27,38
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Birth:       25 Mar 1879, Union County, Illinois
Death:       31 Jul 1940, Somerset, Jackson County, Illinois
Burial:       2 Aug 1940, Boucher Cemetery, Jackson County, Illinois

Spouse:       Lenorah LINDSEY31,27,27
Death:       12 Dec 1955, Jackson County, Illinois
Marr:       17 Jun 1900, Jackson County, Illinois30

Children:       Willard (1901-1919)
       Winneta R. (1905-)
       Cecil M. (1906-1989)
       Ward D. (1908-1993)
       Paul (1912-)
       Freeda (1914-)
       Fern (1916-)

1.1.2 Nancy TWEEDY8
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Birth:       1840, Union County, Illinois
Death:       1916, Union County, Illinois
Burial:       Limestone Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

1.1.3 Mary TWEEDY8,39
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Birth:       22 May 1844, Union County, Illinois
Death:       1910

Spouse:       Virgil RICKS39
Marr:       7 Mar 1872

Children:       Benjamin Alfred (1878-)
       Charlotte Isabel (1873-)
       UNNAMED (1877-)
       James Lewis (1875-)
       Joseph Willis (1884-)

1.1.3.1 Benjamin Alfred RICKS
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Birth:       7 Jul 1878, Union County, Illinois

1.1.3.2 Charlotte Isabel RICKS
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Birth:       2 Feb 1873, Union County, Illinois

1.1.3.3 RICKS
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Birth:       25 Feb 1877, Union County, Illinois

1.1.3.4 James Lewis RICKS
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Birth:       29 May 1875, Union County, Illinois

1.1.3.5 Joseph Willis RICKS
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Birth:       17 Mar 1884, Union County, Illinois

1.1.4 John TWEEDY8,40,41,11
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Birth:       22 May 1844, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Caroline LEERIGHT40,41,11
Birth:       1846, Illinois
Marr:       8 Jun 1865, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Andrew J (~1866-)
       James R (1869-)
       Dora (1871-)
       Cora (~1874-)
       Flora (~1878-)

1.1.4.1 Andrew J TWEEDY40
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Birth:       abt 1866, Union County, Illinois

1.1.4.2 James R TWEEDY40,41,11
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Birth:       Feb 1869, Illinois

1.1.4.3 Dora TWEEDY41,11
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Birth:       Sep 1871, Union County, Illinois

1.1.4.4 Cora TWEEDY
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Birth:       abt 1874, Union County, Illinois

1.1.4.5 Flora TWEEDY41
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Birth:       abt 1878, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Ernest PARMLEY
Birth:       1874, Union County, Illinois
Father:       William Lafayette PARMLEY (1851-1899)
Mother:       Francis WINSTEAD
Marr:       6 Jun 1897, Union County, Illinois

1.1.5 Zilpha TWEEDY8,42
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Birth:       29 Mar 1846, Union County, Illinois
Death:       29 Mar 1937, Alto Pass, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       William F BITTLE42
Marr:       10 Apr 1862, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       Joshua Allen (1863-1943)
       John (1865-)
       Walter (1868-)
       James (1869-)
       Charlotte (1870-1895)
       William Edward (1872-1964)

1.1.5.1 Joshua Allen BITTLE42
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Birth:       26 Feb 1863, Alto Pass, Illinois
Death:       18 May 1943, Ohio

Spouse:       Martha Ellen McGILL
Marr:       6 Nov 1898, Williamson County, Illinois

Children:       Jessie Zilpha (1899-1939)
       Herbert L

1.1.5.2 John BITTLE42
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Birth:       1865, Union County, Illinois

1.1.5.3 Walter BITTLE42
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Birth:       1868, Union County, Illinois

1.1.5.4 James BITTLE42
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Birth:       1869, Union County, Illinois

1.1.5.5 Charlotte BITTLE
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Birth:       1 Dec 1870, Alto Pass, Illinois
Death:       31 Mar 1895
Burial:       Limestone Cemetery, Alto Pass, Illinois

Spouse:       Thomas Jefferson RENDLEMAN
Marr:       18 Mar 1891, Alto Pass, Illinois

Children:       Verna Lee (1892-1949)

1.1.5.6 William Edward BITTLE43
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Birth:       8 Oct 1872, Alto Pass, Illinois
Death:       2 Apr 1964, Murphysboro, Illinois
Burial:       Alto Pass Cemetery, Illinois

Spouse:       Maude RENDLEMAN43
Birth:       1876
Death:       1964, Union County, Illinois
Father:       John RENDLEMAN
Mother:       Isobella KEITH (1846-1928)
Marr:       13 Apr 1902, Illinois

Children:       Morris Edward (1904-)
       William Arthur (1908-)

1.1.6 Emily TWEEDY8
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Birth:       1848, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       John SMITH
Marr:       8 Dec 1870, Union County, Illinois

1.1.7 Ellen TWEEDY8
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Birth:       Sep 1850, Union County, Illinois
Death:       Mar 1881, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       John F. HOFFMAN

Biographies from "History of Alexander, Union & Pulaski Counties", Illinois, edited by Wm. H. Perrin, published by Baskin, Chicago, 1883.
Pg 130/1

...In 1874 he was married in this county to Miss Ellen Tweedy, daughter of
James M. Tweedy. The result of this union was four children, three of whom
are now living - Carrie, Charles T. and Maggie. She died in March, 1881

Marr:       24 Jun 1875, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Charles T.
       Carrie
       Maggie
       UNNAMED (Died as Infant)

1.1.7.1 Charles T. HOFFMAN
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1.1.7.2 Carrie HOFFMAN
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1.1.7.3 Maggie HOFFMAN
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1.1.7.4 HOFFMAN
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1.1.8 Elizabeth Alice TWEEDY11
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Birth:       11 Feb 1852, Union County, Illinois
Death:       11 Aug 1930, Union County, Illinois
Burial:       Alto Pass Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Charles T. MESSAMORE11
Death:       23 Nov 1928, Union County, Illinois
Marr:       26 Jan 1871, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Charles W (1872->1920)

1.1.8.1 Charles W MESSAMORE29
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Birth:       1872, Union County, Illinois
Death:       aft 1920, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Ellen29

Children:       Ester (1905-)

1.1.9 James F. TWEEDY44,11,29,43
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Birth:       25 Feb 1854, Union County, Illinois
Death:       12 Jul 1937, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Alice H FREEMAN44,11,29,43
Birth:       abt 1858, Illinois
Death:       28 Mar 1935, Union County, Illinois

Children:       James Ray (1880->1930)
       Walter E (~1880-)
       Fred F. (1882-1962)
       Inez M (1887-)

1.1.9.1a Dr James Ray TWEEDY*44,26,29,43,45
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Birth:       4 Feb 1880, Union County, Illinois
Death:       aft 1930

Spouse:       Jessie C. COFFER26,43
Marr:       1904

Children:       Raymond (1905-2001)

Other Spouses None, Zella BLESSING

1.1.9.1b Dr James Ray TWEEDY* (See above)
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Other Spouses Jessie C. COFFER, Zella BLESSING

1.1.9.1c Dr James Ray TWEEDY* (See above)
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Spouse:       Zella BLESSING

Other Spouses Jessie C. COFFER, None

1.1.9.2 Walter E TWEEDY44,11
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Birth:       abt 1880, Union County, Illinois

1.1.9.3 Fred F. TWEEDY11
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Birth:       20 Aug 1882, Union County, Illinois
Death:       Oct 1962, Illinois

1.1.9.4 Inez M TWEEDY11,29
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Birth:       Jul 1887, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       MADDOX

Children:       Hola (1916-)

1.1.10 Willis TWEEDY46,26
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Birth:       13 Jan 1856, Union County, Illinois
Death:       3 Oct 1930, Union County, Illinois
Burial:       Limestone Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Melinda A.26
Marr:       1878

Children:       Jennie B. (1882-)
       Nettie (1885-)
       Iva (1886-)
       Lily R. (1893-)
       Ruth L. (1897-)
       Willis E. (1898-)
       infant (Died as Infant)

1.1.10.1 Jennie B. TWEEDY46
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Birth:       Jan 1882

1.1.10.2 Nettie TWEEDY46
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Birth:       Feb 1885

1.1.10.3 Iva TWEEDY46
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Birth:       Sep 1886

1.1.10.4 Lily R. TWEEDY46
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Birth:       May 1893

1.1.10.5 Ruth L. TWEEDY46,26
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Birth:       1897

1.1.10.6 Willis E. TWEEDY46,26
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Birth:       Jan 1898

1.1.10.7 infant TWEEDY46
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1.1.11 Robert TWEEDY11
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Birth:       May 1857, Union County, Illinois
Death:       abt 1943, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Olive M11

Children:       Sarah Pearl (1883-1962)
       Robert B. (1885-)
       Walter B. (1887-)
       Ruby (1891-)

1.1.11.1 Sarah Pearl TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Apr 1883
Death:       1962

1.1.11.2 Robert B. TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Nov 1885

1.1.11.3 Walter B. TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Sep 1887

1.1.11.4 Ruby TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Jan 1891

1.1.12a Benjamin Jackson TWEEDY*9,10,11,5
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Birth:       Dec 1858, Union County, Illinois
Death:       26 Feb 1917, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Harriet N DAVIS
Birth:       1866
Death:       abt Jan 1896
Marr:       19 Jun 1883, Union County, Illinois30

Children:       Harry (1884-1968)
       Mary (1885-)
       Herman (1887->1930)
       Benjamin F. (1889-1982)
       Frank (1896-)

Other Spouses Sarah Bell JOHNSON

1.1.12a.1 Harry TWEEDY11,28,29
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Birth:       13 May 1884, Union County, Illinois
Death:       May 1968, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Bertha28,29

Children:       Faith (1909-1992)

1.1.12a.2 Mary TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Sep 1885

1.1.12a.3 Herman TWEEDY11,47,48
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Birth:       Sep 1887
Death:       aft 1930, Harris County, Texas

Spouse:       Nelle47

1.1.12a.4a Benjamin F. TWEEDY*11,28,29,43
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Birth:       20 Dec 1889
Death:       Sep 1982, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Maude E28
Marr:       1909, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Glenn Amon (1913-1985)
       Merle (1911-)

Other Spouses Rachel E.

1.1.12a.4b Benjamin F. TWEEDY* (See above)
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Spouse:       Rachel E.43

Other Spouses Maude E

1.1.12a.5 Frank TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Jan 1896

1.1.12b Benjamin Jackson TWEEDY* (See above)
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Spouse:       Sarah Bell JOHNSON
Birth:       Sep 1873, Illinois
Marr:       21 Mar 1897, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Sydney L (1897-1978)
       Russell (1906-1982)
       Ruby (1907-)
       infant (Died as Infant)

Other Spouses Harriet N DAVIS

1.1.12b.1 Sydney L TWEEDY11
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Birth:       6 Dec 1897, Union County, Illinois
Death:       Nov 1978, Franklin County, Illinois

1.1.12b.2a Russell TWEEDY*28
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Birth:       5 Dec 1906, Union County, Illinois
Death:       30 Jun 1982, Alto Pass, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Violet Louise BLACK
Birth:       27 Dec 1915, Charleston, Missouri
Death:       16 Dec 2003, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

Violet Louise Tweedy

ANNA -- Violet Louise Tweedy, 87, of Anna, formerly of Alto Pass, died at 6:07 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.She was born Dec. 27, 1915, in Charleston, Mo., the daughter of Clarence Preston and Dollie Mae Graham Black.She was married to Russell Tweedy; he preceded her in death June 30, 1982.She was a member of First Baptist Church of Alto Pass.She retired in 1991 after a 31 year career as a cashier at the Anna IGA.She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Pat Buckner of Anna; two step-children, Ann Tweedy of Murphysboro and Dawn and husband Mike Blaise of Murphysboro; one brother and sister-in-law, Allen and Frances Black of Malden, Mo.; two grandchildren, Suzanne and husband Carl Dillow of Anna and Jay Buckner of Cobden; one step-grandson, Aaron Blaise of Murphysboro; six great-grandchildren, Kristen, Kasie and Kenzie Dillow and Chelsy, Brock and Brennan Buckner, all of Anna; two nieces, Mary Ann and husband Smith Deline, and Vickie Scharfenberger; and four nephews and their wives, David and Rita Clack, John and Marcia Dever, David and Jeri Black and Paul and Carol Black.She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Russell Tweedy; two sisters, Ida Ruth Clack and Lucy Dever; and one brother, Clarence 'Junior' Black.Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna. Louise's nephew, Dr. John Dever of Louisville, Ky., the Revs. Davy and Danny Miller, the Rev. Tim Sadler and the Rev. Perry Williams will officiate. Interment will be in Alto Pass Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Alto Pass or Illinois Baptist Children's Home in Carmi. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.



Children:       Gary

Other Spouses UNNAMED

1.1.12b.2b Russell TWEEDY* (See above)
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Spouse:       UNNAMED

Children:       Ann
       Dawn

Other Spouses Violet Louise BLACK

1.1.12b.3 Ruby TWEEDY28
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Birth:       1907, Union County, Illinois

1.1.12b.4 infant TWEEDY28
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1.2a Singleton Perry TWEEDY*49,50,11
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Birth:       Aug 1820
Death:       aft 1900, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Mrs Mary Jane BURTON11
Marr:       1 Sep 1882, Union County, Illinois

Other Spouses Permelia ZIMMERMAN

1.2b Singleton Perry TWEEDY* (See above)
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Spouse:       Permelia ZIMMERMAN49,50

Children:       William J (1841-)
       Sarah J (1842-)
       Jacob (1844-)
       James M (1845-)
       Catharine (1846-)
       Perry T (1847-)
       Ellen L (1848-)
       Lendolph (1849-)
       Sirinda E (1851-)
       Matilda (1852-1870)
       Singleton Perry (1855->1910)
       Samuel (1856-)
       Minerva (1858-<1880)
       Rachel (1862-)
       Eliza (1864-)
       John Lawver (1866-1942)
       Caroline

Other Spouses Mrs Mary Jane BURTON

1.2b.1 William J TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1841, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.2 Sarah J TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1842, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Joseph ROWAN
Marr:       17 Jan 1867, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.3 Jacob TWEEDY49,50
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Birth:       1844, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Dora COCHRAN

Children:       Adele (1884-1955)

1.2b.3.1 Adele TWEEDY
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Birth:       21 May 1884, Illinois
Death:       22 Jun 1955, Los Angelos, California

Spouse:       James Angus MARR

Children:       Selam Anetta (1909-)

1.2b.4 James M TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1845, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.5 Catharine TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1846, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.6 Perry T TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1847, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.7 Ellen L TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1848, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       John F. HOFFMAN
Marr:       24 Jun 1875, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.8 Lendolph TWEEDY50
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Birth:       1849, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.9 Sirinda E TWEEDY50
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Birth:       1851

1.2b.10 Matilda TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1852, Union County, Illinois
Death:       May 1870, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.11 Singleton Perry TWEEDY49,50,11,51
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Birth:       Jul 1855, Union County, Illinois
Death:       aft 1910, Iroquois County, Illinois

Spouse:       Minnie M.51
Marr:       1876, Union County, Illinois11

Children:       Elezor (1881-)
       Raleigh (1884-)
       Libby (1888-)

1.2b.11.1 Elezor TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Mar 1881

1.2b.11.2 Raleigh TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Aug 1884

1.2b.11.3 Libby TWEEDY11
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Birth:       Jul 1888

1.2b.12 Samuel TWEEDY49,50
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Birth:       1856, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.13 Minerva TWEEDY49,50
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Birth:       1858, Union County, Illinois
Death:       bef 1880, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Napolean Bonaparte PARMLEY
Birth:       11 Nov 1856, Union County, Illinois
Death:       1 Dec 1929, Union County, Illinois
Father:       John PARMLEY (1816-1878)
Mother:       Bernice HENSON
Marr:       17 Mar 1877, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.14 Rachel TWEEDY50
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Birth:       1862

Spouse:       Andrew J GUNN
Marr:       3 Jun 1883, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.15 Eliza TWEEDY50
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Birth:       1864

Spouse:       Fred SMITH
Marr:       Dec 1891, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.16a John Lawver TWEEDY*50,11,29
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Birth:       8 Oct 1866, Union County, Illinois
Death:       9 Sep 1942, Cobden, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Tempa A.11
Birth:       Jan 1868
Marr:       1893, Illinois11

Children:       Fay (1895-)
       infant (Died as Infant)

Other Spouses Jennie

1.2b.16a.1 Fay TWEEDY
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Birth:       Dec 1895, Union County, Illinois

1.2b.16a.2 infant TWEEDY11
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1.2b.16b John Lawver TWEEDY* (See above)
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Spouse:       Jennie29

Children:       Margaret (1912-)
       Manervia (1914-)
       Edward (1916-)
       Frankie (1918-)
       Georgie (1919-)

Other Spouses Tempa A.

1.2b.16b.1 Margaret TWEEDY29
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Birth:       1912

1.2b.16b.2 Manervia TWEEDY29
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Birth:       1914

1.2b.16b.3 Edward TWEEDY29
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Birth:       1916

1.2b.16b.4 Frankie TWEEDY29
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Birth:       1918

1.2b.16b.5 Georgie TWEEDY29
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Birth:       1919

1.2b.17 Caroline TWEEDY
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1.3 John TWEEDY4,52,53
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Birth:       1832, Illinois
Death:       1866, Illinois

Spouse:       Mary Jane GRAMMER52,54
Birth:       1839, Union County, Illinois
Father:       John GRAMMER (~1809-)
Mother:       Elizabeth BARKER (~1812-)
Marr:       7 Apr 1854, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Singleton P (1856-1935)
       William (1857-)
       Sonora Ann (1859-)
       John (1862-)
       James R (1864-)

1.3.1 Singleton P TWEEDY52,49,11
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Birth:       4 Mar 1856, Union County, Illinois
Death:       21 Nov 1935

Spouse:       Bell11
Marr:       1879, Union County, Illinois11

Children:       Ada B (1883-)
       Helen M (1890-)
       infant (Died as Infant)
       infant (Died as Infant)
       infant (Died as Infant)

1.3.1.1 Ada B TWEEDY
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Birth:       Nov 1883

1.3.1.2 Helen M TWEEDY
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Birth:       Oct 1890

1.3.1.3 infant TWEEDY11
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1.3.1.4 infant TWEEDY11
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1.3.1.5 infant TWEEDY11
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1.3.2 William TWEEDY49
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Birth:       1857, Union County, Illinois

1.3.3 Sonora Ann TWEEDY52,49,54
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Birth:       25 Oct 1859, Union County, Illinois

1.3.4 John TWEEDY52
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Birth:       14 Aug 1862

1.3.5 James R TWEEDY52,54
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Birth:       22 Dec 1864

1.4 Eleanor Ellen TWEEDY4
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Birth:       1835, Illinois

Spouse:       Berry S PROVENCE
Marr:       16 Jul 1851, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       John (1858-)

1.4.1 John PROVENCE49
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Birth:       1858, Arkansas

1.5 Robert Craft TWEEDY
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Spouse:       Evaline STEERMAN
Marr:       14 May 1842, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       Mary Craft

1.5.1 Mary Craft STEERMAN
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Spouse:       Nathaniel T WHITSON

Children:       Evalyna

1.5.1.1 Evalyna WHITSON
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Spouse:       George Delaney LANCASTER

Children:       Whitson Arnold

1.6a Eliza E. TWEEDY*
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Birth:       1820, Union County, Illinois
Death:       aft 1880, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

Spouse:       2d Lt Alphonso A. Merryman GRAMMER
Birth:       ca 1824, Union County, Illinois
Death:       1852, Union County, Illinois
Flags:       Military
Father:       Senator John GRAMMER Jr (ca1780-1849)
Mother:       Rowena MERRYMAN

2d Lt 2d IL Inf

Marr:       7 Jun 1849, Union County, Illinois5

Children:       Charles F. (1850-)
       Hugh (1851-1891)
       Andrew (1853-)
       Orson M. (1855-)
       Newton (1859-)
       Jasper (1859-)

Other Spouses Mr. SHRIVER

1.6a.1 Charles F. GRAMMER
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Birth:       1850, Missouri

1.6a.2 Hugh GRAMMER
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Birth:       6 May 1851, Union County, Illinois
Death:       4 Nov 1891, Union County, Illinois
Burial:       Beech Grove Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

Spouse:       Sarah Isobelle PENROD
Birth:       6 Oct 1861, Union County, Illinois
Death:       14 Feb 1948, Union County, Illinois
Father:       William PENROD Jr. (-1865)
Mother:       Ritta LYERLE (1841-)
Marr:       31 Jul 1879, Union County, Illinois

Children:       Phelix E. (1881-1889)
       Ellis Elbert (1887-1954)

1.6a.2.1 Phelix E. GRAMMER
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Birth:       18 Sep 1881, Union County, Illinois
Death:       21 Aug 1889, Union County, Illinois
Burial:       Beech Grove Cemetery, Union County, Illinois

1.6a.2.2 Ellis Elbert GRAMMER
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Birth:       10 Jan 1887, Union County, Illinois
Death:       14 Nov 1954, East Saint Louis, Illinois

Spouse:       Dora Edith RENDLEMAN
Marr:       27 May 1916, Jackson County, Illinois

Children:       William Q. (1918-)
       Robert E. (1920-)

1.6a.3 Andrew GRAMMER42
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Birth:       1853, Missouri

Spouse:       Mary E.42

Children:       Alfred S. (1870-)

1.6a.3.1 Alfred S. GRAMMER42
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Birth:       May 1870, Union County, Illinois

1.6a.4 Orson M. GRAMMER
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Birth:       1855, Missouri

Spouse:       Malinda F. OGUIN
Birth:       1859, Tennessee

Children:       Lucy M. (1878-)

1.6a.4.1 Lucy M. GRAMMER
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Birth:       1878, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

1.6a.5 Newton GRAMMER
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Birth:       1859, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

1.6a.6 Jasper GRAMMER
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Birth:       1859, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

1.6b Eliza E. TWEEDY* (See above)
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Spouse:       Mr. SHRIVER

Other Spouses 2d Lt Alphonso A. Merryman GRAMMER

1.7 Surilda TWEEDY
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1.8 William George TWEEDY
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Spouse:       Sarah HILL
Marr:       4 Nov 1835, Union County, Illinois5

1.9 Lucinda TWEEDY
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Spouse:       John CRAIG
Marr:       12 Oct 1837, Union County, Illinois5

1.10 Mary L TWEEDY
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Spouse:       William C. COLLIER
Marr:       12 Nov 1843, Union County, Illinois5


1. Name 21+ all other whites
John Tweedy 1 5
1820 Union County Census
2. Grammer, James 4 Oct. 1843 John Grammer 1855
Isaac 4 Dec. 1848 Elizabeth Grammer 1857 596
William J. 24 Dec. 1835 1865 593
John 10 Feb. 1840
John Tweedy, guardian 1857 (Bk.6 pg. 44)
Samuel Rendleman, guardian 1865
Union County Guardianships
3. John and Mary Tweedy to James M. Tweedy, 1838
BENJAMIN L. WILEY PAPERS
Collection 99
1817-1922
4 boxes, 2.5 cu. ft.


4. CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: IL COUNTY: Union DIVISION: District No. 2 REEL NO: M432-130 PAGE NO: 228a
REFERENCE: District No. 2, enumerated 16 Nov 1850 by John Cochran. Handwritten page #453.
================================================================= ================================================================= ==
LN HN FN LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUP. VAL. BIRTHPLACE MRD. SCH. R/W DDB REMARKS
================================================================= ================================================================= ==

23 1186 1186 Tweedy Mary 55 F . . 160 Ten . . X . .
24 1186 1186 Tweedy John 18 M . Farmer . Ills . X . . .
25 1186 1186 Tweedy Eleanor 15 F . . . Ills . X . . .
26 1186 1186 Welch Lucy 9 F . . . Ills . . . . .

5. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900
6. “Census,” Union County, Illinois, 1830.
7. 1840 TWEEDY JAMES M. Union County IL 067 No Township Listed Federal
Population Schedule IL 1840 Federal Census Index ILS4a2641921

8. CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: IL COUNTY: Union DIVISION: District No. 2 REEL NO: M432-130 PAGE NO: 219b
REFERENCE: District No. 2, enumerated 6 Nov 1850 by John Cochran. Handwritten page #436.
================================================================= ================================================================= ==
LN HN FN LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUP. VAL. BIRTHPLACE MRD. SCH. R/W DDB REMARKS
================================================================= ================================================================= ==

6 1033 1033 Twidy James 33 M . Farmer 315 Ills . . . . Correct spelling may be Tweedy.
7 1033 1033 Twidy Charlotte 33 F . . . Ills . . . . .
8 1033 1033 Twidy Isaac 10 M . . . Ills . X . . .
9 1033 1033 Twidy Nancy 8 F . . . Ills . . . . .
10 1033 1033 Twidy Mary 6 F . . . Ills . . . . .
11 1033 1033 Twidy John 6 M . . . Ills . X . . .
12 1033 1033 Twidy Zilphia 4 F . . . Ills . . . . .
13 1033 1033 Twidy Emely 1 F . . . Ills . . . . .
14 1033 1033 Twidy Ellen 3/12 F . . . Ills . . . . .


9. 1860 TWEEDY JAMES M. Union County IL 694 Cobden P. O. Federal Population Schedule IL 1860 Federal Census Index IL371176491

364/364
Tweedy
James M 43 M Farmer 2000 2000 IL
Charlotte 43 F TN
Isaac 20 M Farmer IL
Nancy 18 F IL
Mary 16 F IL
John 16 M Farmer IL
Zilpha 14 F IL
Emily 12 F IL
Ellen 10 F IL
Eliza 8 F IL
James 6 M IL
Willis 4 M IL
Robert 2 M IL
Benjamin 1 M IL
Hugh Grammer 8 M IL
10. 1870 Census Union County Illinois Ridge Precint Enum 29 June 1870
Page 5 37/33 Tweedy
James M 54 M W Farmer 5000 1000 IL
Charlotte 54 F W Keeps house TN
Nancy 25 F W Keeps house IL
Mary 24 F W Keeps house IL
Emily 22 F W Keeps house IL
Alice 18 F W Keeps house IL
James 16 M W IL
Willis 13 M W IL
Robert 12 M W IL
Benjamin 11 M W IL
Ellen 20 F W IL

39/35
Tweedy
Isaac 30 M W Farmer 800 250 IL
Emma 23 F W Keeps house IL
Zilpha 8 F W IL
Minnie 4 F W IL
John 2 F W IL
11. “Census,” Union County, Illinois, 1900.
12. TWEEDY JAMES M FD NWSE 29 11S 03W 3 4000 125 5000 September 05 1836 091 031 068 277913 0
13. TWEEDY JAMES M RR NESW 12 11S 02W 3 4000 00000 0000000 September 16 1854 000 790 087 400344 0

14. Union County, Illinois Guardianships
Headings 1. Name of Ward 2. Date of Birth 3. Estated Inheriting From 4. Date Guardian appointed 5. Guardian



Ballance, Samuel 1843 Samuel Ballance 1858 596
Matilda 1845 (father)
Margaret 1847
James M. Tweedy, guardian (Bk. 6 pg. 199)


15. Illinois Public Land Sales
Purchaser: TWIDDY JAMES M
Residence of Purchaser: UNKNOWN
Social Status:

Legal Description:
Aliquot Parts or Lot: NENW
Section Number: 13
Township: 11S
Range: 02W
Meridan: 3
County of Purchase: UNION

Details of Sale:
Acres: 40.00
Price per Acre: 2.50
Total Price: 100.00
Type of Sale: FD
Date of Purchase: 11/25/1856
Volume: 066
Page: 092


16. Marilyn Tweedy Tweedypie53@aol.com
17. 1880 Census Place: Ridge, Union, Illinois
Source: FHL Film 1254254 National Archives Film T9-0254 Page 49A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Isaac TWEEDY Self M M W 40 IL
Occ: Farmer Fa: IL Mo: TN
H. John TWEEDY Son M S W 13 IL
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: IL Mo: IL
Minnie TWEEDY Dau F S W 14 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL
James TWEEDY Son M S W 8 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL
Charlotte TWEEDY Dau F S W 4 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL
F. Alonzo TWEEDY Son M S W 1 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL
Emma TWEEDY Wife F M W 33 IL
Occ: Keeps House Fa: IL Mo: IL

18. Penrod, Emma Jacob Penrod 1854 592
1854 600
Joel Grammer, guardian
James Corgan, guardian

Union County, Illinois Guardianships
19. CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: IL COUNTY: Union DIVISION: District No. 2 REEL NO: M432-130 PAGE NO: 217a
REFERENCE: District No. 2, enumerated 4 Nov 1850 by John Cochran. Handwritten page #431.
================================================================= ================================================================= ==
LN HN FN LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUP. VAL. BIRTHPLACE MRD. SCH. R/W DDB REMARKS
================================================================= ================================================================= ==

14 1016 1016 Corgan James 31 M . Farmer 60 Ills . . . . .
15 1016 1016 Corgan Louisa 22 F . . . Ala . . X . .
16 1016 1016 Penrod Caroline 3 F . . . Ills . . . . .
17 1016 1016 Corgan John 4/12 M . . . Ills . . . . .

20. “Census,” Ridge, Union, Illinois, 1880.
21. “Census,” Pulaski County, Illinois, 1900.
22. “Census,” Pulaski County, Illinois, 1910.
23. “Census,” Pulaski County, Illinois, 1920.
24. “Census,” Pulaski County, Illinois, 1930.
25. Death Certificate on file
26. “Census,” Jackson County, Illinois, 1910.
27. “Census,” Jackson County, Illinois, 1920.
28. “Census,” Union County, Illinois, 1910.
29. “Census,” Union County, Illinois, 1920.
30. IRAD Marriage database
31. 1900 Union County Census lists James Tweedy and his wife Bella with daughter Elsa and James Tweedy's brother, Fountain, with his wife Louisa. According to the census James and Martha had two children and one had died.
32. “1920 Census,” Union Twp, Union County, IL, Ancestry.com.
James 48
Isabella 40
Alvin 18
Melvin 16
Bernice 14
Ralph 11
Rufus 9
Dortha 6
Carl 4
Paul S 1 5/12
33. “1930 Census,” Union Twp Dist 24, Union County, Illinois, Ancestry.com.
Tweedy, James 58 Radio Set 9 Blacksmith
Bell 50
Dortha 17
Carl 16
Paul 11
34. Personal Knowledge
35. Information from Sharon Cook McKinney Williamson and Shirley Ruth Cook Gaddy
36. 1880 Census Place: Ridge, Union, Illinois
Source: FHL Film 1254254 National Archives Film T9-0254 Page 65B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
John MC CAFFREY Self M D W 33 IRE
Occ: Farmer Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
John WHITE Other M S W 36 RI
Occ: Basket Maker Fa: NY Mo: RI
Charles V. DREW Other M S W 42 NY
Occ: Farming Fa: NH Mo: NY
Martha RICH Other F W W 30 KY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: TN Mo: TN
Molly Joe RICH Other F S W 12 MS
Fa: AL Mo: KY
Viola RICH Other F S W 7 MS
Fa: AL Mo: KY
John Other M S W 2 TN
Fa: AL Mo: KY
John R. DARNBURG Other M S W 12 IL
Fa: BADEN-BADEN Mo: IRELAND
Herman MORGAN Other M M W 20 IL
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: TN Mo: TN
Rebecca E. MORGAN Other F M W 23 IL
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC
Martha E. MORGAN Other F S W 7M IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL

37. 1880 Union County Illinois Census
Morgan Frank 45
Nancy 42
Willis 7
Lewis 5
Martin 3
Groves, Charles 17 Step son
Gore, Sylvester 11 Step son
Herman 20
Revecca 23
Martha I 1
38. “Census,” Jackson County, Illinois, 1930.
39. “Census,” Madison County, Illinois, 1910.
40. 1870 Census Ridge Precinct Union County Enum. 29 June 1870
Page 9 66/60
Tweedy
John 26 M W Farmer 200 200 IL
Caroline 25 F W Keeps house IL
Andrew J 4 M IL
James 1 M IL
41. 1880 Census
Census Place: Ridge, Union, Illinois
Source: FHL Film 1254254 National Archives Film T9-0254 Page 49A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
John TWEEDY Self M M W 36 IL
Occ: Farmer Fa: IL Mo: TN
Caroline TWEEDY Wife F M W 34 IN
Occ: Keeps House Fa: IN Mo: IN
Andrew TWEEDY Son M S W 14 IL
Occ: Works On Farm Fa: IL Mo: IN
James TWEEDY Son M S W 11 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IN
Dora TWEEDY Dau F S W 8 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IN
Cora TWEEDY Dau F S W 5 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IN
Flora TWEEDY Dau F S W 1 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IN

42. “Census,” Union County, Illinois, 1870.
43. “Census,” Union County, Illinois, 1930.
44. Census Place: Ridge, Union, Illinois
Source: FHL Film 1254254 National Archives Film T9-0254 Page 59B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
James F. TWEEDY Self M M W 26 IL
Occ: Farmer Fa: IL Mo: TN
Alice H. TWEEDY Wife F M W 21 IL
Occ: Keeping House Fa: IL Mo: IL
Walter R. TWEEDY Son M S W 1 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL
James R. TWEEDY Son M S W 4M IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL
Samuel ANDERSON Other M S W 22 IL
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: IL Mo: ---

45. Susan Cook, “Jackson County IL Trails,” www.iltrails.org/jackson/mds.html, 7 Apr 2003.
James Ray Tweedy was b. 4 February 1880 in Union county, IL. His father James F. Tweedy was b. 25 February 1854 in Union county, IL. His mother was Alice A. Freeman and she was b. 20 July 1858 in Cobden, IL. James' grandfather was from TN. James married Jessie Coffer in 1904, she d. 1940 and they had 1 child. He then married Josephine Lawerence in 1940, she d. 1955. Next he married Zella Blessing in 1956. He graduated 14 April 1905 from P. & S. Medical College in St. Louis, MO. During WW I he was in the 86th Div. field hospital.


46. “Census,” Franklin County, Missouri, 1900.
47. “Census,” Harris County, Texas, 1930.
48. “Census,” Bell County, Texas, 1920.
49. “Census,” Union County, Illinois, 1860.
50. 1870 Census Ridge Precinct Union County Illinois Enum 29 June 1870
Page 10 78/72 Tweedy
Singleton P 48 M W Farmer 500 700 IL
Permilia 47 F W Keeps house IL
Jacob L 24 M W Farmer IL
Lindolph 21 M W Farmer IL
Sirinda E 19 F W Keeps house IL
Singleton T 15 M W IL Attends school
Samuel T 13 M W IL "
Minerva 12 F W IL "
Rachel 8 M W IL "
Eliza 6 M W IL "
John S 4 M W IL "
51. “Census,” Iroquois County, Illinois, 1910.
52. Tweedy, Singleton P. 4 Mar. 1855 John Tweedy 1866 534
William J. 3 Dec. 1857 (father and deceased
Sonora A. 25 Oct. 1859 soldier)
(also as Solomon A,)
John 14 Aug. 1862
James R. 22 Dec. 1864
Mary Jane Burton, mother and guardian (Bk. A Pg. 397)

53. 1860 Census Page 7 Twp 12 Union County, IL 5th June 1860 Union Point
48/48
John Tweedy 27 M Farmer 1600 800 IL
Mary J 22 F IL
Perry J 5 M IL
William 3 M IL
Ann 7/12 F IL
James Grammer 16 M IL Attended School
Isaac 11 M IL
54. 1880 Union County Census (Illinois)


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