Dr. Joseph M. Tweedale, son of the late
Joseph and Mary Tweedale of Vittoria, died at Port Burwell on Friday
evening, June 24th, at ten o'clock. He had been ill at winter, but
continued his practice to the very last.
His parents were early pioneers of Norfolk,
having come from England. They had a family of six daughters and three
sons, only one of these surviving Dr. Tweedale, Mrs. Docker of
Dr. Tweedale began his medical practice in
Lobo Township, in the County of Middlesex, where he spent several years,
and where in 1869 he took his bride, Miss Maria Stevenson, twin sister of
Mrs. Alicia Jackson of Port Rowan.
He moved to Tillsonburg and afterwards
to Langton, where he practised many years and where his wife died in 1895,
leaving two sons and two daughters now living: W. H. Tweedale and Mrs. Lade
of Kansas City; T. B. S. Tweedale of Essex, and Miss Ethel at home.
married a second time to Miss Eliza McCord of Houghton, who survives
him. A few years ago he moved to Port Burwell, where he obtained an
The Freemasons conducted the funeral
service on Monday, June 27th, Rev. Mr. Charlton officiating. Interment
took place at Langton. The pallbearers were the following Masonic
brethren: D. F. Williams, L. Lewis, Sol. Gordon, J. Collinson, J. Ponstie
and W. Cudney.