TWEEDIE OF DRUMMELZIER.


 

Walter of Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, son of James Tweedie of Drummelzier and his wife Katharine of Caverhyll, returned heir 4th July. 1475; m. Christiane Dikysown, daughter of John Dikysown de Smeitfield; their issue :

 

1.     James Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, of whom presently.

2.     Patrick Tweedie of Hopkelloch; m. Mariota Cockburn.

3.     John Tweedie .

4.     Elizabeth ; m. Thomas Somerville

 

The eldest son :

 

James Tweedie, 1451-1473 m. Margaret Giffard ;

 

their sons :—

 

1.     John Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, of whom presently.

2.     James Tweedie, 1492, had issue:—-

a.      James Tweedie of Frude, "nepos Johannis Tweedie of Drummelzier"; m. Katherine Fraser, their children:—

                                                              i.      James Tweedie of Frude, killed by the Hunters of Polmood. 1562 .

                                                            ii.      Patrick Tweedie.

                                                          iii.      William Tweedie. .

                                                         iv.      John Tweedie.

 

The eldest son :—

 

John Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, and Lord of Tinnies Castle ; served heir to his father 3rd June, 1493 died 1531.

 

His son :

 

James Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, served heir to his father, 19th October, 1531 m. firstly, Elizabeth, daughter of John, 2nd Lord Yester, 1511; secondly, Marjorie,

daughter of 5th Lord Somerville, a sister of the Queen of James V., 1536; and thirdly, Mariote Stewart.

 

His son:—

 

John Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier ; m. Agnes Somerville, 17th December, 1533 ;

 

their issue:

 

1.     James Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, served heir special to his grandfather, James Tweedie of Drummelzier, 2;th April, 1557  Killed prior to 1561; m. Janet, daughter of Sir James Douglas of Drumlanrig.

2.     William Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, of whom presently.

3.     Patrick Tweedie.

4.     Roger Tweedie 1572.

5.     Catherine, m, Hamilton of Fingaltown, 3ist May, 1563.

 

The second son :

 

William Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier; served heir, 2 r s t October, 1561, to his brother, James Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier. He was twice married, one wife being Christian Dalzell. His issue :

 

By the first marriage :

 

1.     James Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, of whom presently.

2.     John Tweedie; m. ist, Margaret (Magdalene) Lawson; 2nd, Katherine Stewart Styled Tutor of Drummelzier until the birth of his brother's son.

3.     William Tweedie

4.     Robert Tweedie

5.     Walter Tweedie

 

By the second marriage:

 

6.     Gavin Tweedie.

7.     William Tweedie.

8.     Walter Tweedie.

 

The eldest son :

 

James Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier, m., 1592, firstly, Margaret, widow of John Murray, and secondly, prior to 1603, Helene Carmichael, widow of Sir William Cockburn.  Killed in a duel with the Laird of Dawyck, 29th May, 1612 (stone at Drummelzier Kirk) ;

 

his issue:

 

1)     John Tweedie, killed in Edinburgh by the Veitches, 20th June, 1590, leaving a daughter Marion, who m. James Law of Edinburgh ; their daughter ( ) m. William Dunlop of Edinburgh; their son Peitter Dunlop.

2)     James Tweedie, Baron of Drummelzier ; ret. heir his father, 22nd October and 10th November, 1612, ditto his grandfather, 2nd November, 1615, Charter of Frude, 2Oth May, 1608 ; m. Elizabeth, daughter of John, Lord Hay of Yester; d. shortly before 1631. 

His sons:

a)     William Tweedie of Drummelzier, Wrae, and Whitslaid ; served heir to his father, 24th March, 1631.

b)    James Tweedie of Drummelzier and of Frude ; served heir to his father, 3rd February, 1631, in Frude died in 1656, leaving a son:—

i)       Thomas Tweedie .

 

Drummelzier having been sold in 1631 to Lord Hay of Yester, further trace of this descent disappears.