Descendants of the Rev William King Tweedie DD.
John Tweedie, emigrated from Scotland to America and died there ; he married Janet King- ; he left many descendants (inter alios) :-
1. William King 'Tweedie, of whom presently.
2. James Tweedie returned from America, became a merchant in Liverpool, where he d.s.p.
3. A daughter.
4. A daughter.
5. A daughter.
The eldest son :-
William King Tweedie, D.D., Minister of the Tolbooth Kirk, Edinburgh, 1803, d. 1864, m. 1835, Margaret, daughter of Hugh Bell, of Old Garphar, Straiton, Ayrshire ; she was b. 1803 and d. 1885 ; their issue :-
1. William Tweedie, b. 1836, Major-General H.M. Army, C.S.I. ; m. 1877, Emily Harriet, daughter of Thomas Charlton Whitmore and the Lady Louisa Whitmore (nee Douglas), of Apley Park, Co. Salop; acquired (1902) the property of Lettrick, in the parish of Dunscore, and county of Dumfries.
2. John Tweedie, Indian Civil Service, b. 1838, d. 3rd May, 1897, m. 1868, Judith, daughter [by his first wife Judith Grierson of the Lag family] of William James Davidson of Rachill ; their issue :-
(a) William John Bell Tweedie, Captain Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, b. 1869.
(b) Alexander Grierson Tweedie.
(c) [A daughter], m. 1894, Robert Morgan, a merchant at Calcutta, and has issue.
3. Maria Meredith.
4. Margaret Bell.
5. Jessie Anne.