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Today is January 22.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Benjamin Lamoni Alexander (1840-1913)Randolph Alexander (1802-1879)Myrza Nix Alexander (1815-1880)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
James Allred (1784-1876)William Allred (1756-1808)Elizabeth Thrasher (1754-1841)Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States
George William Andrews (1881-1935)John Zachariah Andrews (1846-1910)Margaret Jane McRae (1853-1934)Clayton, Barbour County, Alabama, United States
Samuel Appleton (1713-1780)Oliver Appleton (1677-1759)Sarah Perkins (1684-1769)Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
Laura Calvert Arbuthnot (1830-1917)George Arbuthnot (1772-1843)Elizabeth Fraser (1792-1834)Upper Wimpole Street, London, England, United Kingdom
Amazon Badham (1853-1909)Samuel Badham (1815-1868)Mary Doggett Richards (1821-1898)Henderson, Mills County, Iowa, United States
Jacob Besseling (1736-1800)Gerardus Besseling (1694-c1756)Anna Kraemets (c1700-1759)Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Clara Malvina Ann Blundell (1878-1951)Abraham Blundell (1847-1884)Phoebe Anna Shumack (1857-1943)Weetangera, ACT, Australia
Jonathan Brigham (1674-1768)Thomas Brigham (1641-1717)Mary Rice (1646-1695)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Ernest Arthur Adams (1888-1964)Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920)Eliza Agnes Bradley (1846-1925)Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia76
Mary Allison (1671-1708)David Allison (c1644-1677)Joane (bef1671-)Middlesex County, Virginia, United States37
Malinda Jane Allred (1861-1945)James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)Margaret Manwaring (1821-1888)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah84
Helena Margaretha Ansink (c1760-1821)Watergraafsmeer, North Holland, Netherlands61
Barbera Bakker (1791-1847)Johannes Bakker (1746-)Hildegondis van Grieken (1757-1828)Alkemade, South Holland, Netherlands56
Poulis Bakker (1717-1793)Dirk Bakker Paaij (1675-aft1723)Divera Doedes (1681-aft1723)Grootebroek, North Holland, Netherlands76
Ellen Bardsley (1819-1864)William Bardsley (1777-1841)Nancy Spittle (1781-1840)Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States
Richard Barnes (1631-1708)Richard Barnes (1600-1635)Agnes Bent (1602-1639)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts77
Sarah Bassett (1630-1711)William Bassett (c1590-1667)Elizabeth Bassett (1603-1651)Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts81
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Eth Louwes (1657-1727)Louw Dirksz (bef1657-)Aeff Dircs (bef1657-)IJsbrandt Laan (1652-1719)Wervershoof, North Holland, Netherlands
Hannah Abbot (1789-1871)William Abbot (1748-1793)Phebe Ballard (1752-1846)John Mack (1780-1854)Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States
Gerrit Appelman (1705-1781)Claas Sutor (1678-1712)Grietje Wagenaar (1679-)Anne van Hoogkarspel (1708-1734)Grootebroek, North Holland, Netherlands
Simon Bankras (-1784)Geertje Pieters (-bef1764)Berkhout
William Thomas Best (1819-aft1881)Thomas Best (1794-)Catherine Blundell (c1789-)Elizabeth Harper Smith (c1821-)Hove, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
William Dell Bottom (1881-1963)Fidella Sharp Bottom (1836-1923)Racel Ann Bolling (1844-1913)Cordelia Pearl Matherly (1882-1962)Washington County, Kentucky, United States of America
Martha Bowker (1822-1890)Samuel Bowker (1794-1836)Hannah Atkinson (1800-)Brigham Young (1801-1877)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
Caleb Brooks (1694-1766)Ebenezer Brooks (1670-1742)Abagail Boylston (1674-1756)Mary Winn (1711-1746)Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Jane Cadd (1851-1933)Thomas William Cadd (1831-1912)Mary Stuchbury (1832-1904)John Bartley Smithson (1841-1910)San Bernardino County, California
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Simon Bankras (-1784)Trijntje Claas (-)Berkhout
Alexander Cunningham, 5th Earl of Glencairn (-1574)William Cunningham, 4th Earl of Glencairn (c1490-1548)Margaret Campbell (-1535)Janet Cunningham (-aft1549)Scotland
John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk (c1420-1485)Robert Howard (1384-1436)Margaret de Mowbray (1388-1459)Margaret Chedworth (1436-1494)
Isabella Lydia Lansdown (1851-1911)Thomas Lansdown (1817-1885)Jane Kelly (c1830-1872)Henry Conquit (1863-1906)Orange, New South Wales, Australia
John Mack (1780-1854)Andrew Mack (1748-1820)Elizabeth Clark (1748-1830)Hannah Abbot (1789-1871)Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States
Isaac James Mobbs (1860-1949)Isaac Mobbs (1829-1922)Ann Bellamy (1829-1897)Isabella Storkson (1877-1958)Redfern, New South Wales, Australia
Prudence Sedgwick (1724-1802)Ebenezer Sedgwick (1695-1759)Prudence Merrills (1700-1793)Stephen Dewey (1719-1796)Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
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