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Where is the Tweedy family from?
You can see how Tweedy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tweedy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tweedy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Tweedy families living in North Carolina. This was about 22% of all the recorded Tweedy's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Tweedy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tweedy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tweedy. 23% of Tweedy men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Tweedy women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tweedy were Salesman and Stenographer.