The following are my COWIE connections to my mother's paternal line REIDFORD:
My 6x great-grandparents were Janet COWIE - ch. 9 July 1720 - married John ELDER 26 July 1746, in Ordiquhill Banffshire.Daughter Elspet (b.1752) married John GAMMIE (b.1740) in Marnoch 1776.Other 5x g-grandparents were Margaret MILNE & John ROSS.
My 4C3R Alexander REIDFORD (1871 Aberchirder - 1917 Knochleith, Auchterless) son of Alexander REIDFORD & Ann MORRISON, married (date ?) Mary Jane COWIE (1874 - 1949 Laggan, Kingussie, Inverness - buried Turriff), daughter of James COWIE & ? > Mary Jane's & Alexander's son, James Cowie REIDFORD (1896 - 1971 - Turriff) married Jemima Annie FAIRWEATHER (1902 -1970 - Turriff)
My 4C3R Isabella REIDFORD (b. Keith 1877 - d. Aberdeen 1900) married Robert WOOD (b. 1869) in Aberdeen 1899.He was the son of John WOOD & Isabella COWIE.
All data is from the research of my 4C1R Alan MORRISON, of Glasgow.