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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Bowe surname or get a copy of the Bowe family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bowe Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bowe 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 Bowe family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bowe

Wikipedia Thomas John "Tommy" Bowe (born 22 February 1984) is an Irish rugby union footballer from Monaghan, Ireland.
Wikipedia Dwayne Lorenzo Bowe (born September 21, 1984 in) is an American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.
Wikipedia John Bowe (born 16 April 1954 in Devonport, Tasmania) is an Australian racing driver.
Wikipedia Rosemarie Bowe (born September 17, 1932) is an American film and television actress from Butte, Montana, USA.
Wikipedia Alice Bowe is an English garden designer and columnist for The Times.