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Historical References

"COLLOW. The Collows of Auchencaim were an old family of Glencairn parish, Dumfriesshire, descended from Peter Collace, who is mentioned in Kelso, 1580. Mr. John Collow was minister of Penpont, c. 1743. William Collow of Auchencaim, 1788 (Dumfries). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Collow Family History

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