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Joseph Tweedie
Millville Twp.

Joseph Tweedie, a prominent citizen of Millville Township, was born in October, 1836, in Ireland, where he was reared and educated. In 1850 he came to the United States, landing at New York, where he lived one year, and in 1851 came to Clayton County. He purchased 120 acres on section 25, Millville Township, which he still owns and resides upon. In November, 1860, he was married to Elizabeth Smith, who was born in Scotland, and died Sept. 2, 1880, leaving three children, viz.: John P., Thomas D., and William G. Mr. Tweedie was again married, Sept. 2, 1881, to Sarah Derr. He is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church, and politically is a Democrat. He favors prohibition.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1021


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