Gowdy Family

Tasha Todd wrote on October 12th, 2023
Hi I believe we are related! I am Billy Ray Gowdys Granddaughter out of Elk City.
Nancy Suplicki wrote on July 20th, 2023
Descendant of Mahlon Myron Gowdy who wrote and had published the genealogy books. Attended many family reunions as a child and a few as an adult. I moved to VA from NJ in 2014. Would love to be in touch with more who remember the good old days.
Kevin Peppel wrote on February 3rd, 2022
Hey all. My name is Kevin, and I’m from Pennsville, NJ. My great-grandfather is Spenser Manning Gowdy, and that’s where it all starts. I know a thing or two about the Gowdy side, and the furthest back I’ve got is William Gowdy. It’s definitely nice that there’s a website for us people.
Emelie McCarroll wrote on October 29th, 2020
I’m the granddaughter of James Frank Gowdy of Blue Mountain
Jeff Goudie wrote on October 19th, 2020
I'm interested in learning about my family. My dad was Thomas David Goudie. We just found out that his dad, Albert Thomas Goudie, had a son 6 years(1944) before my dad was born.
Bruce McIntosh wrote on July 6th, 2020
My Great Great Grand father was Joseph Gowdy and his wife Ann Small that came from Belfast Ireland to Guelph Ontario
My Great Grand mother was Mary Ann Gowdy that married Thomas Whitelaw
Have lots of info from Canada. Would like more info.
David Schremp wrote on January 10th, 2020
Howdy and thank you for publishing your information. I am from the "Marian Araminta Schremp (born Gowdy)" side of the tree. William Gowdy
Direct ancestor (7 generations) is as far as I have gone back so far. Information on any braches is always helpful.

Chris Orr wrote on November 25th, 2019
My ggg mother was Mary A.E. Gowdy.
Treva Brown Simpson wrote on July 31st, 2019
So happy I found your website and the Gowdy Family Index to Marriages from 1600-1900. The marriage of Martha Gowdy to my 3rd great grandfather Isaac Vernon, Rockingham, NC was listed in the index; the first marriage confirmation that I have that linked these two together as spouses. I am elated!! I am still looking for Martha's parents if anyone can help, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks.
Robert J Goudin wrote on December 12th, 2018
Looking for Goudin Family of Canada
Rory Berthet wrote on August 7th, 2018
Hello! I am a grandson of Ernest Wesley Goudie and Ann Gambino. My mother, a single child, is not listed here. Her name is Mary Virginia (Goudie) Berthet. She was born May 6 1941 in Detroit, MI and is still alive today. She married Ernest Francis Berthet, born May 31 1937 in Detroit. He died on November 7 2007. My name is Rory Berthet. I was born May 24 1961 and I have a brother, Edward Charles Berthet born February 24 1963 and a sister Susan Marie Berthet born May 27 1965. Very interesting work you have done.
Jim Coleman wrote on April 15th, 2018
Cousin! Excited to see interest in our family tree!

Sheldon Goudie wrote on February 7th, 2018
Hi Vernon; my name is Sheldon Goudie and I live in Gander, NL, Canada. My ancestry actually traces back through the lineage you have listed under the miscellaneous Goudie Family names from John (Willaim John?) Goudie and Eliza Coombs. You have listed John Goudie as being born in Labrador at around December 14, 1859. He is actually my great great grandfather with his Grandson being Albert Goudie, my grandfather. I'm interested to know how you traced John back to Labrador? I look forward to your response. Thank you very much and I appreciate the hard work you have put into your research of the Goudie Family Tree.
Susan gowdy stickel wrote on February 4th, 2018
I'm the great great granddaughter of Robert Gowdy of Xenia Ohio. There is a Gowdy homestead that is over 150 years there that is still standing. Any 3 cousins living in the area? I'd love to connect.
Lauren Robinson wrote on January 26th, 2018
Just did a DNA test on my daughter in law and her first extremely high match is to a Charlene Fay Gowdy (might go by the name Cherry) from Ohio. My daughter in laws grandparents are Rita Gowdy and Wayne Wise. Anyone have any on how they (or if they) fit into this Gowdy line and want to share?
Sue Acuff wrote on August 26th, 2017
Hi Vernon,
I sent you an email....hoping to find information about my 2nd Great Grandmother, Mary Gowdy Kirkwood 1830 IRE-1899 IN, USA. Married 1850 Delaware, IN to Joseph Stewart Kirkwood. THanks for all you do for GOWDYs, Sue
Alyssa Garland wrote on April 1st, 2017
Hi there! My Grandmother was Virginia Kibby Gowdy (Wade). My mother is Allyson Gowdy-Wade Garland and my sister is Jenna Garland. I am not listed, but would love to add my information to the tree. I am the youngest daughter, which I believe is why i'm not listed. I was born 4-26-1991 in Knoxville, TN. Currently residing in Buford, GA. Feel free to reach out as i'm very interested in our genealogy. Thanks!
Tammy Jean Gowdey Pelletier wrote on March 29th, 2017
I am interested in learning more about my family.
Mark Howarth wrote on March 4th, 2017
I am interested in any photographs of John Mayall - January 1979, Boomer Theater, Norman, OK. I was among the 30 or so people who attended that show and am interested in stirring old memories. Let me know hat you can do to help. THank You, Mark
Karen Carpenter wrote on February 12th, 2017
Hello, Vernon, I wrote a few weeks ago. I'm your cousin! This is a fabulous account you wrote. I'm related through Charity Gowdy, who is the daughter of Rev. Lewis & Sophia Alberta Crawford Gardenhire. Charity Gowdy was my maternal grandmother. Lewis and Sophia had 14 children, 11 of whom survived to adulthood. They were all my great-aunts and great-uncles. Please write me back! I'd love to talk genealogy. All of this surfaced recently because I was asked to participate in a "photo biography" panel discussion and provide photos of ancestors who lived around the time of Emancipation. Nice work and nice meeting you!
vernon gowdy wrote on February 4th, 2017
testing the new guestbook