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QUIGLY, Patrick (DNA Linked)
(1824-0004/1881)
GEORGE, Margaret (DNA Linked)
(1826-)
RAIT, James
(About 1835-1909)
HARKIS, Jane
(About 1835-1898)
QUIGLEY, Samuel (DNA Link)
(1854-1929)
RAIT, Agnes
(-1937)
TWEEDLEY, Sara Morton
(1898-1963)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. RUDDOCK, Robert Henry Austin

  • RUDDOCK, Agnes Rate+
  • RUDDOCK, James Samuel
2. DICKINSON, Ralph

TWEEDLEY, Sara Morton 2

  • Born: 11 November 1898, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland 3 4
  • Marriage (1): RUDDOCK, Robert Henry Austin in 1920 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): DICKINSON, Ralph
  • Died: 16 May 1963, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 4
  • BuriedFem: 20 May 1963, Sunset Memorial Park, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA 4

   Other names for Sara were DICKINSON, Sarah,4 RUDDOCK, Sarah,5 TWEEDLEY, Sara,6 TWEEDLEY, Sara Martin 1 and TWEEDLEY, Sarah.7 8

  General Notes:

Sarah was recorded by the 1901 census for Hamilton in Lanarkshire. She was the youngest of her family at that time, aged 2 years. She had been born in Hamilton.

The 1911 census for Motherwell recorded Sarah Tweedley, aged 12 years and born in Hamilton, living with her family at 97b Airbles Road.

In the ship manifest of the SS Columbia sailing from Glasgow Scotland on 27 December 1919 were recorded the names of Samuel, Agnes and Sarah Tweedley bound for New York, where they arrived on 6 January 1920. Their ultimate destination was Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. All were Scots of British nationality, who had been living in Motherwell. All could read and write and all spoke English. Sarah Tweedley was recorded as a single woman of 20 years of age. 'House duties' was noted for her occupation.

In 1920 the U.S. Census for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania recorded Sara Tweedley living with her parents, her sister, brother in law and nephew at 6351 Buist Avenue. Sara had immigrated to the USA in 1919 and her age was recorded in 1920 as 21 years. She was single. No occupation was noted.

"Name:Sarah Dickinson
[Sarah Tweedley]
Gender:Female
Race:White
Age:64
Birth Date:11 Nov 1898
Birth Place:Scotland
Death Date:16 May 1963
Death Place:Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name:Samuel Tweedley
Mother Name:Agnes Rate
Spouse Name:Ralph Dickinson
Certificate Number:053244-63"

from Pennslyvania Death Certificates 4 6 7 8

  Birth Notes:

Birth Surety:3


Sara married Robert Henry Austin RUDDOCK in 1920 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.1 (Robert Henry Austin RUDDOCK was born on 27 February 1899 in Banbridge, Ireland,9 10 11 died on 25 February 1958 9 and was buried in 1958 in Beverly National Cemetery, New Jersey, USA 9.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Name:Robert Henry A Ruddock
Marriage Year:1920
Marriage Place:Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number:63
Page Number:368
Index Volume Number:84
Reference Number:F63.M36 v.84"

"Name:Sarah Martin Tweedley
Marriage Year:1920
Marriage Place:Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number:63
Page Number:368
Index Volume Number:85
Reference Number:F63.M36 v.85

from Massachusetts Marriage Index
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"Name:Robert H A Ruddock
Gender:Male
Residence Year:1933
Street address:834 Carew
Residence Place:Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Spouse:Sarah Ruddock
Publication Title:Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1933"

"Name:Robert H A Ruddock
Gender:Male
Residence Year:1934
Street address:834 Carew
Residence Place:Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Spouse:Sarah Ruddock
Publication Title:Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1934"

from US City Directories 1 5

Sara next married Ralph DICKINSON. (Ralph DICKINSON was born on 8 March 1890 in Connecticut, USA,4 died on 3 June 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 4 and was buried on 7 June 1963 in Sunset Memorial Park, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA 4.)


Sources


1 ancestry.co.uk, Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970.

2 e-mail, Bruce Tweedlie 2001.

3 1920 US Census.

4 ancestry.co.uk, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963.

5 ancestry.co.uk, U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989.

6 1920 US Census, Philadelphia Ward 40 en d 1461 page 10B.

7 1901 UK Census, Hamilton vol 647 40 Duke St.

8 1911 UK Census, Dalziel Lanarkshire En D 18 page 2.

9 ancestry.co.uk, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.

10 ancestry.co.uk, U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Massachusetts; Registration County: Hampden; Roll: 1674436; Draft Board: 1.

11 ancestry.co.uk, New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 1916; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957.


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