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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bourne Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bourne Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Bourne family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bourne

Wikipedia Randolph Silliman Bourne (May 30, 1886 ? December 22, 1918) was a progressive writer and public intellectual born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and a graduate of Columbia University.
Wikipedia James Elliot Bourne (born 13 September 1983 in Rochford, Essex, England) is a singer-songwriter and co-founder of the two former pop bands Son of Dork and Busted.
Wikipedia Matthew Bourne OBE (born 13 January 1960) is a British ballet and dance choreographer.
Wikipedia Bill Bourne (born William Sigurd Bourne, March 28, 1954, in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian musician and songwriter, who frequently collaborates with a variety of artists, including Alan MacLeod, Shannon Johnson, Lester Quitzau, Madagascar Slim, Aysha Wills, Eiv?r P?lsd?ttir, Wyckham Porteous and Jasmine 'Jas' Ohlhauser.
Wikipedia Matthew Joseph Korklan (born March 19, 1983) is an American professional wrestler currently signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) wrestling on its Raw brand under the ring name Evan Bourne.
Wikipedia David JR Bourne (born April 8, 1970) is a Canadian actor.
Wikipedia George Bourne (1780?1845) was a 19th century American abolitionist and editor credited as the first public proclaimer of "immediate emancipation without compensation" of American slaves.
Wikipedia Hugh Bourne (1772?1852) was the joint founder of Primitive Methodism, the largest offshoot of Wesleyan Methodism and, in the mid nineteenth century, an influential Protestant Christian movement in its own right.
Wikipedia Shae-Lynn Bourne, MSC (born January 24, 1976) is a Canadian ice dancer.
Wikipedia Sam Bourne is the pseudonym of the British journalist, Jonathan Freedland intended to distinguish his work in fiction from his journalism.
Wikipedia Ernest Alfred "Ernie" Bourne (1 August 1926 ? 21 January 2009) was a British-born Australian actor, best known for his regular roles on television.
Wikipedia Nicholas Henry "Nick" Bourne (born 1 January 1952) is a British politician.
Wikipedia Aleck William Bourne (4 June 1886 ? 30 December 1974) was a prominent British gynecologist and writer who is best known for his 1938 trial, a landmark case, for performing an illegal abortion on a 14-year-old girl rape victim.
Wikipedia Sir Clive Bourne (27 September 1942, Stoke Newington, London - 10 January 2007, Nevis, West Indies) was a British businessman and philanthropist, particularly known for his work on city academies.
Wikipedia Ansel Bourne was a famous 19th century psychology case due to his experience of a probable dissociative fugue.
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Wikipedia Lieutenant-Colonel Frank Edward Bourne OBE DCM (April 1854 ? 8 May 1945) was a decorated British soldier who participated in the defence of Rorke's Drift during the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War.
Wikipedia Frederick Munroe Bourne (June 26, 1910 ? July 11, 1992) was an international backstroke and freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics, 1932 Summer Olympics and 1936 Summer Olympics.
Wikipedia Mel Bourne (22 November 1923 ? 14 January 2003) was an American production designer and art director.
Wikipedia Richard Adrian Bourne (born December 9, 1954 in Colchester is an English former professional footballer.
Wikipedia Alfred Bourne (1898 ? "unknown") was an English footballer.
Wikipedia Bette Bourne (born Peter Bourne, 22 September 1939) is a British actor, drag queen and equal rights activist.
Wikipedia Thomas Bourne (1834 ? March 22, 1888) was a Union Navy sailor in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Forts Jackson and St.