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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Gowrie Family History

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Gowrie

Alexander Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of GowrieWiki Brigadier General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie VC, GCMG, CB, DSO & Bar, PC (6 July 1872 ? 2 May 1955) tenth and longest serving Governor-General of Australia, was born in Windsor, Berkshire, the second son of Walter Hore-Ruthven, 8th Lord Ruthven of Freeland.
William Ruthven, 1st Earl of GowrieWiki William Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie (c.
Zara, Countess of GowrieWiki Zara Hore-Ruthven, Countess of Gowrie (20 January 1879 ? 19 July 1965) was the Irish-born wife of the 1st Earl of Gowrie, Governor of South Australia 1928-34, Governor of New South Wales 1935-36 and the longest-serving Governor-General of Australia 1936-44.