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Today is July 14.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813)John Adams (1735-1826)Abigail Smith (1744-1818)Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
Frederick Alcock (1807-1869)Thomas Alcock (-)Martha Wilkinson (-)Redditch, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
Washington Brown Alden (1799-1859)Josiah Alden (1773-1833)Olivet Brown (1773-)Ludlow, Hampden County, Massachusetts
August von Anhalt-Plötzkau (1575-1653)Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586)Eleonore von Württemberg (1552-1618)Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Margaret Condie Baird (1922-1974)James Alexander Baird (1891-1956)Ada Condie (1894-1965)Carey, Blaine County, Idaho, United States
Sarah Jane Baker (1867-1903)James Baker (1831-1910)Ellen Mansbridge (1834-1903)Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia
Vere Beauclerk (1699-1781)Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans (1670-1726)Diana de Vere (-1742)
Joshua Bemis (1729-1789)Samuel Bemis (1690-1776)Sarah Barnard (1694-1756)Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Marie Anna Bollman (1844-1909)Germany
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Elizabeth Alden (1662-1662)John Alden (1622-1701)Elizabeth Phillips (1622-1695)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
John Alden (1690-1783)Henry Southworth Alden (1671-1730)Elizabeth Collier (1668-1689)Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts93
Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Isaac Appleton (1731-1806)Mary Adams (1741-1827)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts82
Frederick Rudolph Augustine (1904-1945)John Frederick Augustine (1886-1970)Cora Arledge (1886-1963)Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, United States41
Andrew Avison (1834-1882)James Avison (1801-1847)Mary Blackburn (c1799)Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom48
Hannah Barron (1635-1680)Ellis Barron (1600-1676)Grace Barron (1605-1650)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States45
Mary Bartlett (1730-1789)Joseph Bartlett (1686-1754)Sarah Hoyt (1698-1787)Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States59
Mary Ann Benner (1842-1906)Henry Benner (1800-1880)Susan Ettleman (1815-1900)Bartlett, Fremont County, Iowa, United States64
Clement Biddle (1740-1814)John Biddle (1707-1789)Sarah Owen (1711-1773)Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States74
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Aarjen Hendriksz Abbenes (c1709-1788)Trijntje Gerrits (c1709-1800)Trijntje Ijsbrants Lap (1751-1780)Texel, North Holland, Netherlands
Elizabeth Auber (1817-1880)John Auber (1783-1844)Elizabeth Helsdon (1784-1858)Matthew George Coombs (1812-1867)Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom
Anthony Harley Bacon (c1845-1900)Anthony Bacon (1796-1864)Charlotte Mary Harley (1801-1880)Henrietta Selina Gresley (1851-1932)St Davids Cathedral, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Howard Clifton Brown (1868-1946)James Clifton Brown (1841-1917)Amelia Rowe (1845-1922)Mary Eirene Hodges (1879-1951)
Rhoda Carroll (1818-1896)James Carroll (1765-1834)Rhoda Stephenson (1777-1861)Joseph Lazarus Matthews (1809-1886)Johnston County, North Carolina, United States
William Chapman (1811-1889)Thomas Chapman (1756-1837)Margaret Anne Fetherstone (1788-1871)Martha Louisa Vansittart (1812-1889)County Westmeath, Ireland
Geoffrey Benedict Clifton-Brown (1899-1983)Edward Clifton-Brown (1870-1944)Dora Winifred Hanbury (1875-1962)Robina Margaret Hill Sutton (1898-1978)
Jacqueline Cook (c1818-c1890)Maximilian Teleki de Szék (1813-1872)
Matthew George Coombs (1812-1867)George Coombs (1790-1831)Sarah Unknown (1791-1851)Elizabeth Auber (1817-1880)Paddington, London, England, 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
Anna von Sachsen-Wittenberg (1372-1440)Wenzel I. von Sachsen (c1337-1388)Cecilia di Carrara (c1356-1427)Balthasar von Thüringen (1336-1406)Sangerhausen
Johann Kasimir von Anhalt-Dessau (1596-1660)Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)Sofie Margarete von Anhalt-Bernburg (1615-1673)Dessau
Esta Amanda Chase (c1914-)Paul Ashley Chase (1878-1946)Frank Neese Gladden (1908-1956)Orange County, California, United States
George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick (1746-1816)Francis Greville, 1st Earl of Warwick (1719-1773)Elizabeth Hamilton (c1721-1800)Henrietta Vernon (1760-1838)Earl Gower's House, Whitehall, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen (1744-1797)August Wilhelm von Preußen (1722-1758)Luise Amalie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1722-1780)Friederike Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1751-1805)Charlottenburg
Raine McCorquodale (1929-2016)Alexander George McCorquodale (1897-1964)Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000)Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924-1992)Caxton Hall Register Office, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Jacobus Roosevelt (1724-1777)Johannes Roosevelt (1689-1750)Heyltje Sjoerts (1690)Helena Gibson (bef1774-aft1774)New York City, New York, United States
Lucius Manlius Sargent (1786-1867)Daniel Sargent (1731-1806)Mary Turner (1743-1813)Sarah Cutter Dunn (1797-1868)
József Somssich de Saárd (1812-1894)Pongrác Somssich de Saárd (1788-1849)Julianna Zichy de Zich (1791-1849)Karolina Schrott (1837-1900)Kaposújlak, Somogy County, Southern Transdanubia Region, Hungary
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