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Today is October 26.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Moses Adams (1654-1724)Henry Adams (1609-1676)Elizabeth Paine (1620-1676)Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Abigail Greene Aldrich (1874-1948)Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (1841-1915)Abby Pierce Truman Chapman (1845-1917)Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Fannie Maria Allen (1810-1894)Clark Allen (1769-1851)Martha Thompson (1771-1825)Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, United States
George Tatum Atkinson (1810-1894)John Atkinson (1756-1837)Elizabeth Borton (1768-1838)Mullica Hill, New Jersey, United States
Heman Atwood (1738-1804)Thomas Atwood (1696-1784)Phoebe Mayo (1691-1783)Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Mark A. Bales (1956-2015)Ted BalesBarbara Joan Goff (1935-2014)Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, United States
Margarita Catherine Barkley (1770-1837)James Barclay (1750-1803)Maria Van Beverhoute (1750-1803)Schoharie, Schoharie County, New York
Nelson Ross Beatie (1886-1958)Walter Josiah Beatie (1849-1928)Phoebe Louisa Young (1854-1931)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
John Boardman (1768-)Whaplode Drove, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Abigail Adams (1658-1696)Joseph Adams (1626-1694)Abigail Baxter (1634-1692)Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts38
Mercy Albury (1834-1884)John Albury (1794-1868)Ann Ralph (1794-1860)Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia50
Mary Ann Alcorn (1830-1905)Richard Alcorn (c1799-1879)Charlotte Golledge (1808-1851)"Eastview", Tiger-street, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia75
Elizabeth Avery (1850-1937)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)Dungog, New South Wales, Australia87
Abigail Barrell (1830-1867)Nelson Barrell (1800-c1850)Mehitable Jones (1801-1869)Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA37
Lajos Ernő Batthyány de Németújvár (1696-1765)Adam Batthyány (1662-1703)Eleonore von Strattmann (1672-1741)
Sarah Bayley (1644-1714)John Bayley (1613-1691)Eleanor Emery (1624-1700)Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States70
Lewis Bayly (-1631)
Alice de Beauchamp (c1345-1383)Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick (1313-1369)Catherine Mortimer (c1314-1369)38
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Daniel Appleton (1751-1828)Samuel Appleton (1713-1780)Mary Russell (1716-1803)Lydia Ela (1747-1826)Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts
Dorothea von Anhalt-Zerbst (1607-1634)Rudolf von Anhalt-Zerbst (1576-1621)Dorothea Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1587-1609)August II. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1579-1666)Zerbst
Emma Smith Ashby (1843-1877)Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846)Susan Hammond (1808-1851)Benjamin Joseph Stringham (1839-1915)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Johanna Blok (1860-)Elias Blok (1835-1876)Johanna Francisca van Tinteren (1838-1926)Johannes Valkenaars (c1856-)Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Hermanus Japikse Borgman (1723-c1767)Jacobus Dircks Borgman (c1695-1767)Mary Werners (c1700-)Helena Jansdr de Meede (c1720-1749)Lisse, South Holland, Netherlands
Charles Henry Bowden (1902-1989)George Bowden (1859-1943)Emma Jane May (1861-1947)Frances Pearl Swan (1908-1944)Sacred Heart Church, Boggabri, New South Wales, Australia
Stephen Mortimer Brewster (1800-1873)Stephen Brewster (1771-1812)Mary Robinson (1778-1854)Eliza Jane (1802-1875)Wayne County, Ohio
Mary Butler (1646-1710)James Butler (1610-1688)Elizabeth Preston, 2nd Lady Dingwall (1615-1684)William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707)County Tipperary, Ireland
John Caldwell (1822-1896)John Caldwell (1797-)Janet Gray (1798-1883)Mary McNab (1822-1885)Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
William Cahoon (1765-1828)William Cahoon (1733-1813)Elizabeth Vaughn (1835-1770)Mary Smith (1774-1863)Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio
Richard Currier (1616-1686)Thomas James Currier (1590-1650)Martha Osburne (1593-1640)Joanna Pinder (1621-1690)Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Daniel C. Doty (1799-1873)Daniel Doty (c1761-1848)Elizabeth Crane (1771-aft1847)Catherine Crane (1812-aft1879)Middletown, Butler County, Ohio, United States
Pál Fáy (1805-1870)András Fáy (1775-1831)Katalin Puky (1780-1839)Terézia Kurecska (1816-1895)Abaújdevecser, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County, Northern Hungary Region, Hungary
Pieter Koster (1727-1809)Maarten Koster (1699-1773)Vrouwtje Crelis (-1735)Trijntje Molenaar (-)Grootebroek, North Holland, Netherlands
Benjamin Maltby (1717-1796)Daniel Maltbie (1679-1731)Esther Moss (1679-1742)Elizabeth Fowler (1728-1810)
Hendrikjen Regelink (1825-1915)Albert Regeling (1785-1872)Idigje Berends Zephat (1788-1864)Peter van Eerde (1805-1883)Ambt Vollenhove, Overijssel, Netherlands
Marijtje Rentenier (1793-1877)Jan Rentenier (1752-1796)Geertje Bakker (1763-1848)Jacob Schagen (1805-1877)Westwoud, North Holland, Netherlands
Edward Roffe (1799-1887)James Roffe (bef1799)Elizabeth unknown (bef1799)Phoebe Emerson (-1891)Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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