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Where did the English Tweet family come from? What is the English Tweet family crest and coat of arms? When did the Tweet family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Tweet family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Tweddell, Tweedale, Tweedle, Twedle, Twaddell, Twaddle and many more.

First found in Peebles-shire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, in the barony of Kilbucho. Even at this early date they also had branched in Northumberland and Cumberland.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tweet research. Another 152 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1376, 1404, 1566, 1650, and 1791 are included under the topic Early Tweet History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Tweet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Archibald Twaddle arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773; John Tweddell arrived in Philadelphia in 1846; Robert Twedle arrived in Pennsylvania in 1838; George Tweedall settled in Philadelphia in 1878.

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The Tweet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tweet Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 23 September 2010 at 15:38.

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