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Today is January 21.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Henry Adams (1582-1646)Richard Adams (1555-1605)Agnes Stone (1555-1616)Barton St David, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Franziska Sybilla von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1675-1733)Julius Franz von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1641-1689)Maria Hedwig Augusta von Pfalz-Sulzbach (1650-1681)Ratzeburg, Germany
Warren Harding Augustine (1922-2010)John Frederick Augustine (1886-1970)Cora Arledge (1886-1963)
John Bagley (1685-1727)Orlando Bagley (1658-1727)Sarah Sargent (1651-1701)Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Jacob Bellett (1765-1813)John Bellett (1749)Susanna Brown (c1744)Webs Square, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Maria Sophia Berchtoldovna of Uherèic (1794-1878)Maria Anton Berchtold of Uherèic (1754-1819)Maria Anna Huszár de Szent-Kereszt (1771-1847)Vienna, Austria
Oscar II of Sweden (1829-1907)Oscar I of Sweden (1799-1859)Joséphine de Beauharnais (1807-1876)Stockholm, Sweden
Reynaldo Benito Antonio Bignone (1928)Reynaldo René Bignone (1893-1967)Adelaida María Ramayón (1896-1972)Morón, Morón, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
John Couch Adams (1819-1892)Thomas Adams (1788-1859)Tabitha Knill Grylls (1796-1866)Cambridge Observatory, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom73
Mary Ann Albury (1821-1906)John Albury (1794-1868)Ann Ralph (1794-1860)Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia85
Alma Andrus (1857-1932)Milo Andrus (1814-1893)Lucy Loomis (1822-1890)Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, United States75
James Annesley, 3rd Earl of Anglesey (c1674-1702)James Annesley, 2nd Earl of Anglesey (c1645-1690)Elizabeth Manners (c1654-1700)28
George Albert Arnold (1848-1922)Albert Arnold (1807-1881)Samantha Malvina (Lavinia) Huntington (1816-1888)Valentine, Cherry County, Nebraska, United States74
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1621-1683)John Cooper, 1st Bart (1590-1631)Anne Ashley (1595-1628)Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands62
George Austen (1731-1805)William Austen (c1695-1737)Rebecca Hampson (c1696-1733)Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom74
George Bailey (1843-1908)George Bailey (1812-1878)Mary Ann Porter (1806-1881)Thuddungra, New South Wales, Australia65
Benjamin Ball (1676-1734)John Ball (1644-1722)Sarah Bullard (1645-1722)Framingham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts58
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Reijnouwtje Davids (c1723-aft1753)DavidJan van Gulk (c1723-aft1753)Grootebroek, North Holland, Netherlands
Elisha Adair (1776-1844)Joseph Adair (1735-1812)Sarah Dillard (1736-)Elizabeth Reese (1772-1850)Rowan County, North Carolina
Joseph Johnson Alger (1853-1932)Thomas Hancock Alger (1828-1862)Sarah Ann Edwards (1832-1903)Mary Jane Mangum (1864-1927)Silver Reef, Washington County, Utah
Jantje Appelman (c1750-bef1816)Gerrit Appelman (1705-1781)Willempje aan de Noorderdijk (c1714-1753)Arien Kuiper (1743-1816)Wervershoof, North Holland, Netherlands
Jane Ann Baker (1844-1918)William Baker (1822-1907)Julia Ann Scanlin (c1824-1885)Herbert Eggins (1843-1923)Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Cornelis Bakker (1765-1838)Jan Bakker (1734-aft1782)Maartje Ooms (-)Marijtje Commandeur (1766-1832)Wervershoof, North Holland, Netherlands
Nicolaas Bakker (1882-1959)Olvert Bakker (1853-1896)Aafje Bakker (1855-1890)Cornelia Besseling (1882-1951)Venhuizen
Wilfred Watson Balgowan (1897-1970)Thomas Balgowan (1852-1912)Jemima Craig (1855-1931)Myrtle Baker (1896-1944)Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
James Michael Beard (1943-1969)James Arthur Beard (1905-1961)Reva Ann Andrus (1912-2006)Katherine Delia Espinoza (1944-2020)Douglas, White Pine County, Nevada
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Joseph Anderson Allred (1831-1891)Isaac Allred (1788-1870)Mary Calvert (1793-1851)Naomi Brandham (1851-1900)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Thomas Kinnicut Beecher (1824-1900)Lyman Beecher (1775-1863)Harriet Porter (1790-1835)Frances Juliana Jones (1826-1905)
David Bigelow (1706-1799)John Bigelow (1681-1770)Hannah (-1709)Mercy Kellogg (1709-1795)
Samuel John Rennie Bucknill (1902-1943)Samuel Pratt Berens Bucknill (1849-1930)Helen Julia Rennie (-1949)Olivia Campbell (1905-1987)
Olivia Campbell (1905-1987)Nigel Campbell (1873-1951)Violet Kerr (1877-1940)Samuel John Rennie Bucknill (1902-1943)
Ion Cantacuzino (1882-1950)Iancu Cantacuzino (1847-1911)Zoe Warthiadi (c1855-c1925)Alexandra Florescu (1902-1997)
George Chaseling (1867-1943)Matthew James Chaseling (1839-1906)Mary Woods (1842-1915)Emily Adelaide R Mansfield (1878-1953)
John Solomon Fullmer (1807-1883)Peter Fullmer (1774-1857)Susannah Zerfass (1773-1856)Olive Amanda Smith (1825-1885)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
Willem Hansma (c1824-1907)Jan Hansman (c1793-1838)Aaltjen Buitenhuis (c1799-1826)Matje van Dalen (c1833-1876)Vollenhove, Overijssel, Netherlands
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