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Today is June 25.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Joseph Stewart Allen (1806-1889)Daniel Allen (1770-1854)Nancy Agnes (1771-1854)Whitestown, Oneida County, New York, United States
Jantje Appelman (c1750-bef1816)Gerrit Appelman (1705-1781)Willempje aan de Noorderdijk (c1714-1753)Hoogkarspel, North Holland, Netherlands
Henry Bagust (1890-1967)James Henry Bagust (1859-1914)Agnes Burton (1853-1930)Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
Albert Baker (1862-1938)William Baker (1822-1907)Julia Ann Scanlin (c1824-1885)Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Alfred Francis Baker (1878-1955)Lyman Herman Baker (1848-1920)Elizabeth Goodman (1856-1939)Salem Township, Allegan County, Michigan, United States
Lewis Henry Baldwin (1873-1955)John Bradley Baldwin (1839-1909)Louise Eldredge Perham (1848-1886)Wilton, New Hampshire, United States
Joseph Rambler Barber (1821-1907)John Barber (?-?)Jane Wyer (?-?)Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Allen Benjamin Bathurst (1872-1947)Allen Alexander Bathurst, 6th Earl Bathurst (1832-1892)Meriel Leicester Warren (1839-1872)
Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950)Richard Walmesley BlairIda Mabel LimouzinMotihari, Bengal Presidency, British Raj
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Lillias Jane Alston (1838-1911)John Alston (1806-1882)Lilleas Johnston (1806-1852)Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States73
Reuben Apps (1837-1898)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)Yarra, New South Wales, Australia61
Frederick III of Sicily (1272-1337)Pedro III de Aragón (1240-1285)Constance of Sicily (1249-1302)Paternò65
Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 1st Bt. (1762-1857)Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 17th Baron Dacre (1717-1786)Elizabeth Fitzthomas (-1805)95
Mildred Bennion (1896-1969)Marcus Bennion (1865-1913)Lucy Evelyn Smith (1866-1937)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Dorothy Bishop (1570-1650)Matthew Bishop (1534-1574)Elizabeth Young (1538-1574)Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Albin Ebenezer Bool (1874-1955)George Bool (1835-1900)Martha Geard (1835-1922)Parkesbourne, New South Wales, Australia81
Stella Gertrude Branch (1877-1937)William Branch, Jr. (1850-)Ophelia Elizabeth McKenzie (1853-1932)Washington Parish, Louisiana, United States60
Jan Brander (1845-1875)Thijs Brander (1822-1852)Hiltje Hoek (1826-1907)Hoogkarspel, North Holland, Netherlands30
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Marie Antoinette Abalain (1931)René Adolphe AbalainCharlotte Marie FalkenburgRudolf Ernest PieloorNetherlands
George Washington Adair (1806-1862)Walter Washington Adair (1783-1835)Rachel Thompson (1786-1876)Martha Hammock Martin (1815-1875)
Ida Ellen Adams (1884-1955)William John Adams (1842-1920)Martha E Cheney (1845-1920)Arthur Stanley Day (1881-1961)Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Ann Annesley (1833-1876)James Annesley (c1801-1883)Elizabeth Quinn (c1810-1883)Edward Field (1828-1896)Rose Inn, Hartley, New South Wales, Australia
John Arbuthnott, 8th Viscount of Arbuthnott (1778-1860)John Arbuthnot, 7th Viscount of Arbuthnott (1754-1800)Isabella Graham ()Margaret Ogilvy ()Scotland, United Kingdom
Walter James Armagost (1891-1980)Mark Adam Armagost (1868-1933)Dora Ellen Heckman (1871-1948)Mary Fern Buckingham (1895-1961)Seward, Seward County, Nebraska, United States
Karl Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg (1668-1721)Viktor I. Amadeus von Anhalt-Bernburg (1634-1718)Elisabeth von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1642-1677)Sofie Albertine zu Solms-Sonnenwalde (1672-1708)Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Gershom Bigelow (1701-1789)Joshua Bigelow (1655-1745)Elizabeth Flagg (1655-1729)Rachel Gale (1702-1800)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Kezziah Blodgett (1784-)Samuel Blodgett (1746-1839)Abigail Bixby (1752-1844)Samuel Alden (1776-1855)Stafford, Tolland County, Connecticut
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Caleb Abell (1646-1731)Robert Abell (1605-1663)Joanna Hyde (1610-1672)Mary Miller (1662-1731)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Samuel Alden (1776-1855)Israel Alden (1747-1817)Lucy Thankful Markham (1745-1829)Kezziah Blodgett (1784-)New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
Anne Clarke (1836-1909)Henry Clarke (c1793-1842)Sarah Bellamy (1800-1872)John Smith (c1811-1891)
Ian James Fraser (1923-2003)Alastair Thomas Joseph Fraser (1877-1949)Sibyl Grimston (1887-1968)Fiona Margaret Douglas-Home (1936-)
Maria Amalia von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1670-1739)Friedrich Wilhelm I. von Brandenburg (1620-1688)Dorothea Sophie von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1636-1689)Moritz Wilhelm von Sachsen-Zeitz (1664-1718)Potsdam
Nicole Mary Kidman (1967-)Antony David Kidman (1938-2014)Janelle Ann Glenny (1940-)Keith Lionel Urban (1967)Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel in the grounds of St Patrick's Estate, Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Hannah Pontus (1624-1690)William Pontus (1585-1653)Wybra Hansen (1590-1633)Giles Rickard (1597-1690)Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Charles Richard John Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough (1871-1934)George Charles Spencer-Churchill, 8th Duke of Marlborough (1844-1892)Albertha Frances Anne Hamilton (1847-1932)Gladys Marie Deacon (1881-1977)Paris, France
John Royster Thurman (1862-1950)John Price Thurman (1830-1906)Sally Ecklin (1836-aft1910)Lucine Crenshaw (1870-1915)Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
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