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  • Colin Rae of Little Govan (bef.1730 - 1790)
    COLIN RAE OF LITTLE GOVAN (1730-90)======Merchant in Glasgow: Burgess and Guild Brother of Glasgow=== Colin Rae of Little Govan is the youngest son of Robert Rae of Little Govan and Tannochside, Mercha...
  • John Alexander Govan (1873 - 1918)
    John died during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, on 18 November 1918, in Tuakau. His causes of death are given as miners phthisis and influenza (6 days). He is listed in Heather Wilson’s book The Big ‘Flu...
  • John Rae of Little Govan, merchant (bef.1656 - bef.1732)
    JOHN RAE OF LITTLE GOVAN Formerly John Rae of Broomlands, Merchant in Glasgow; Burgess and Guild Brother of Glasgow John Rae is the son of John Rae and his wife Janet Finniestoun. He was born befor...
  • John Rae of Little Govan (bef.1717 - 1762)
    JOHN RAE OF LITTLE GOVAN===John Rae of Little Govan is the son of Robert Rae of Tannochside and his wife, Elizabeth Dunlop. Dunlop of Garnkirk He was born before 16 July 1717, the date upon which his b...
  • Corp. Joseph Alexander Govan (1896 - 1969)
    "Joseph Alexander Govan lay severely wounded on a World War I battlefield for two agonising days before he could be rescued and treated. He received three white feathers whilst convalescing at his moth...

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