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Early Origins of the Twiggs family


The surname Twiggs was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Twiggs family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Twiggs research.
Another 366 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1272, 1724, and 1740 are included under the topic Early Twiggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Twiggs Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Twygg, Twygge, Twigg, Twiggs, Twig and others.

Early Notables of the Twiggs family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Twiggs family to Ireland


Some of the Twiggs family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 159 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Twiggs family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Twiggs Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Twiggs, who arrived in Maryland in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Allan Twiggs, who settled in Barbados in 1685

Twiggs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James, John, and William Twiggs all, who settled in Philadelphia between 1848 and 1863

Twiggs Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Twiggs, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Asiatic" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Twiggs (post 1700)


  • Levi Twiggs (1793-1847), American officer in the US Marine Corps during the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the Mexican-American War, eponym of two ships named USS Twiggs
  • John Twiggs (1750-1816), American leader of the Georgia Militia during the American Revolutionary War
  • David E. Twiggs (1790-1862), US soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican War, and the oldest Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War
  • Russell Gould Twiggs, American artist
  • Margaret Twiggs, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jerry Thomas Twiggs (1933-2000), American politician, Member of Idaho State Senate, 1985-2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. D. D. Twiggs, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1888 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • E. Henry Twiggs, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996 (alternate), 2004, 2008 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASIATIC 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Asiatic.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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