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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Bow family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bow Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bow 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 listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. 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 Bow family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Bow surname in the USA? Bow is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bow

Wikipedia Clara Gordon Bow (July 29, 1905 ? September 27, 1965) was an American actress who rose to stardom in the silent film era of the 1920s.
Wikipedia Frank Townsend Bow was a noted Ohio jurist and politician who served as a Republican Congressman in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1951 until his death on November 13, 1972.