'Tweedie1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Tweedie of Drumelzier, Twedy of Essex, Tweedie of Oliver Castle, Tweedie of Quarter

Fynlaw de Twedyn or Twyndyn (a 1296)
1. Roger de Twedyn (a 1325)
  m. ?? Fraser (dau/coheir of Sir William Fraser of Drumelzier)
  A. William de Tuedi of Drumelzier (a 1331)
  i. James de Tuedi or Tweedie of Drumelzier (a 1351)
  m. ?? Douglas (dau of Sir James Douglas of Douglas (by Agnes, dau of Thomas Randolph. Earl of Moray))
  a. Walter Tweedie of Drumelzier (a 1373)
  m. ?? Douglas (dau of Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith by Agnes Dunbar)
  (1) James Tweedie of Drumelzier
m. Katherine de Caverhill (probably dau/heir of John de Caverhill)
  (A) Walter Tweedie of Drumelzier (d 1491)
  m. Christian Dickson (dau/heir of John Dickson of Smithfield) name seen on only one web site
  We have yet to see a convincing pedigree covering the next few generations of this family. Working them out is made difficult by the repeated use of the name James or John (often confused with and/or alternated between each other) in overlapping generations. The following would normally be placed on a Temporary page to signify that is only a work-in-progress, being based mainly on cross-references from elsewhere in the database. It is shown here for convenience.
(i) James or John Tweedie of Drumelzier probably of this generation, possibly the John who (abducted then) married ...
  m. Agnes Fraser (dau of Andrew Fraser, younger of Fruid) presumed mother of ...
  (a) James or John Tweedie of Drumelzier (a 1524)
  ((1)) James or John Tweedie (d before 1544)
  m1. (mcrt 1526) ?? Fleming (dau of John Fleming, 2nd Lord)
  m2. (1533) Agnes Somerville (dau of Hugh Somerville, 5th Lord)
TSP (Somerville) identifies Agnes's 1st husband as John son & heir apparent of James son & heir apparent of John of Drummelzier). Unsure which wife was mother of ...
  ((A)) James Tweedie of Drumelzier (d before 10.1562) probably of this generation
  The index of TSP indicates that the husband of Elizabeth Hay later m. Marion Stewart. Note that we may have attributed the husbands of some of these wives to wrong generations.
  m1. Elizabeth (?) Hay (dau of John Hay, 2nd Lord of Yester)
  m2. Marion Stewart (dau of James Stewart of Traquhair)
  m3. (25.01.1559-60) Janet Douglas (dau of Sir James Douglas of Drumlanrig)
Unsure which wife was mother of ...
  ((i)) ?? Tweedie presumed intermediary generation
  ((a)) James Tweedie, last of Drumelzier
  m. (before 23.06.1617) Elizabeth Hay (dau of William Hay, 6th Lord of Yester)
  ((ii)) Margaret Tweedie possibly of this generation
  m. John Murray of Romanno (d by 1602)
  ((2)) Katherine Tweedie possibly of this generation
  m. Robert Hamilton of Preston
  ((3)) daughter possibly of this generation
  m. Hugh Somerville (son of Hugh Somerville, 5th Lord)
  (B) William Tweedie of Oliver Castle, Peebleshire - continued below
  (C) George Twedy possibly of this generation
  Visitation (Essex, 1612, Twedy) provides the following, starting with this George "whoe came owt of Scotland frome the howse called Dromelzane". He may not have been James's son but have descended from a younger son of an earlier laird.
  (i) Richard Twedy ("who came first into Essex")
  m. _ Gayton of Stanton Eyvers
  (a) Richard Twedy of Essex
  m. _ Barwick
  ((1)) Richard Twedy of Herffordstoke, Essex
  m. Beatrix Winington (dau/heir of Richard Winington, "a yonger Brother of the howse of Richard Winington of Cheshire esq. by the daugh. and heire of Barwick")
  ((A)) Edmond Twedy (3rd son)
  m. Thomasine Price of Hertfordshire
  ((i))+ issue - William, John, Mary, Elizabeth
((B)) William Twedy
  m1/2. Mabell Curwine (dau of Sir Thomas Curwine, sister of Sir Henry)
  ((i))+ issue - Richard, Mary
  m2/1. Margaret Greene (dau of Rooke Greene of Little Sanford)
  ((iii)) Dorothy Twedy
  ((C))+ other issue - Richard of Boram, Robert, Anne, Joanne, Ellen, Mary
  ((2)) Catherin Twedy
  m. _ Hogan of London
  (b)+ other issue - George, John
  (D) Margaret Tweedie
  m. (1450) Andrew Ker of Cessford and Auldtounburn (d before 08.1484)



William Tweedie of Oliver Castle, Peebleshire - continued above
1. Laurence Tweedie of Oliver Castle (a 1489)
  A. Andrew Tweedie of Oliver Castle (a 1492)
  i. Thomas Tweedie of Oliver Castle (a 1524)
  a. William Tweedie of Oliver Castle (a 1565)
  (1) William Tweedie of Oliver Castle (d 1604)
  (2) Thomas Tweedie of Oliver Castle (a 08.1611)
  (A) Patrick Tweedie of Oliver Castle (d 11.04.1655)
  m. (1619) Janet Bollo (bur 19.05.1679, dau/coheir of John Bollo or Boo of Staine)
  (i) Thomas Tweedie of Oliver Castle (dsp 08.12.1655)
  (ii) John Tweedie of Oliver Castle (d 27.05.1669)
  m. (22.01.1652) Elizabeth Laidlay (Laidlaw?) (bur 22.08.1675)
  (a) Thomas Tweedie of Oliver Castle (b 02.11.1656, d 07.05.1731)
  m. (06.1681) Christian Williamson (b 1648-9, d 13.05.1700)
  ((1)) James Tweedie of Oliver (bpt 17.12.1682, d 1753)
  m. (1718) Margaret Ewart of Salifoot (d 1722)
((A)) Thomas Tweedie of Oliver & Holmshaw (b 1727, d 1803)
  m. (1754) Jane Brown (d 1809, dau of James Brown of Edmonstone)
  ((i)) Lawrence Tweedie of Oliver & Holmshaw (b 1766, d unm 1837)
  ((ii)) Elizabeth Tweedie (b 1760)
  m. (1786) Thomas Tweedie of Patervan (d 1847)
  ((iii)) Margaret Tweedie (b 1763, d 1824)
  m. (1779) John Anderson of Cramalt
  ((iv)) Anne Tweedie
  m. (1792) John Crawford of Leith
  ((v)) Christian Tweedie (bpt 29.05.1774, d 14.06.1806)
  m. Thomas Stodart of Cardrona Mains (d 1820, m2. Anne Lawson Brown)
  Their son inherited Oliver and assumed the name Tweedie-Stodart.
  ((B))+ son(s) (dvp) & daughters
  ((2)) Thomas Tweedie of Quarter, Peebleshire (b 06.12.1692, d 09.02.1776)
  m. (01.03.1728) Mary Stevenson (d 06.01.1784, dau of Alexander Stevenson of Dreva & Venlaw, brother/coheir of Alexander of Smithfield)
  ((A)) Alexander Tweedie of Quarter (bpt 27.01.1745, d 13.02.1803)
  m. (20.12.1782) Anne Carmichael (d 11.03.1836, dau of Michael Carmichael of Eastend)
  ((i)) Thomas Stevenson Tweedie of Quarter & Rachan (b 19.04.1784, d 12.11.1855) had issue
  m. (1829) Benjamina Mackay (d 18.12.1890, dau of Charles Mackay)
  ((ii)) Maurice Tweedie (b 02.10.1787, d 14.12.1867, Maj. General, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (09.11.1819) Elizabeth Gairdner (dau of Alexander Gairdner of Ladykirk by Anne, dau of John Loch of Rachan)
  ((iii)) Michael Tweedie of Rawlinson, Kent (b 11.11.1791, d 03.02.1874, 5th son) had issue
  m. (18.03.1826) Frances Forbes (d 19.06.1882, dau of Richard Walter Forbes of Rawlinson)
((iv)) John Tweedie (b 23.09.1799, d 21.01.1864) had issue
  m1. (1846) Mary Alexander (d 19.04.1847)
  m2. (sp?) Rosina Irvine Clarke (d 05.10.1877)
  ((v)) Anne Tweedie (b 17.02.1796, d 20.01.1824)
  m. Robert Newbiggin of Bellspoor (d 30.11.1837)
  ((vi))+ other issue - Michael (b 15.04.1786, d 30.04.1789), Alexander (b 14.06.1789, d 19.11.1818), Mary Hay (b 02.04.1794, d unm 26.05.1847)
  ((B)) Jean Tweedie (4th dau) probably of this generation
  m. (1769) George Stodart in Walston (b 1731)
  ((C)) Jean Tweedie (youngest dau, 2nd Jean!?) probably of this generation
  m. (1771) David Stodart of Easton (b 1745)
  ((D))+ 3 other daughters, others (d infant)
  ((3)) John Tweedie (dsp 1778)
  ((4)) Joan Tweedie
  m. (1715) James Kello of Kingledoors

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : various web sites
(2) For lower section : BLG1952 ('Tweedie-Stodart of Oliver'), BLG1952 ('Tweedie formerly of Oliver, Quarter, Rachan, and of Rawlinson')
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