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Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Charles Ankrum (1906-1985)John William Ankrum (1879-1944)Maude Amelia Johnson (1883-1964)Shetek Township, Murray County, Minnesota, United States
John Backhouse (1817-1907)John Backhouse (bef1817)Catherine Thompson (bef1817)Freckleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Randall Eugene Bailey (1955-2010)
James Beckett (1793-1876)James Beckett (c1758-c1808)Ann Calcutt (-c1821)Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Martha Blackman (1813-1901)James Blackman (1759-1842)Elizabeth Harley (1765-1842)Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Herbert Clement Blyton (1894-1917)Henry Blyton (1851-1932)Eliza Glanville (1861-1939)Boloco, New South Wales, Australia
Henry Botting (1759)John Botting (1728)Mary Lannaway (c1730-1779)Shipley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Clodagh Pamela Bowes-Lyon (1908-2003)Malcolm Bowes-Lyon (1874-1957)Winifred Gurdon-Rebow (1876-1957)
James Butler (1777-1838)John Butler (1740-1795)Frances S.E. Wandesford
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Familypedia people who died on this day

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Georgina Gordon Ainslie (c1845-1929)James Ainslie (1808-1860)Mary Steven (1808-1887)Grafton, New South Wales, Australia84
John Alderton (1847-1934)John Alderton (1806-1893)Mary Coffee (1816-1902)Macquarie St, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia87
Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen (1822-1900)Lewis Allen (1783-1844)Mary Denison Smith (1789-1854)Lakewood, Chautauqua County, New York78
Phoebe Janet Arbuthnot (1881-1973)Charles George Arbuthnot (1824-1899)Caroline Charlotte Clarke (c1845-1909)Brisbane, Queensland, Australia92
George Arndell (1829-1898)Thomas Arndell (1799-1865)Sophia Loder (1803-1887)Cattai Creek, Cattai, New South Wales, Australia69
Elizabeth Barnard (1684-1757)John Barnard (1657-1732)Sarah Cutting (1661-1694)Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts73
Jane Elizabeth Beauclerk (c1807-1892)Charles George Beauclerk (1774-1845)Emily Charlotte Ogilvie (1778-1832)85
Joan Beaufort (c1406-1445)John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (c1373-1410)Margaret Holland (1385-1439)Dunbar, East Lothian39
Andrew Beck (1777-1850)Andreas Beck (c1755-1820)Rachel Heyl (1754-1822)Ridge Township, Wyandot County, Ohio, United States73
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 9th Earl of Shaftesbury (1869-1961)Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 8th Earl of Shaftesbury (1831-1886)Harriet Augusta Anna Seymourina Chichester (1836-1898)Constance Sibell Grosvenor (1875-1957)London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Rebecca Bartlett (1704-)John Bartlett (1655-1736)Mary Rust (1665-)Daniel Coffin (1696-1784)Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
James Bellamy (1859-1936)James Bellamy (1836-1914)Esther Williamson (1837-1874)Anastasia Eliza Byrnes (1864-1943)Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Bonham (1661-1742)Nicholas Bonham (1630-1684)Hannah Fuller (c1636-1683)Edmund Dunham (1661-1734)Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
George Booth (1840-1903)George Booth (1807-1884)Susanna Young (c1820-1876)Eliza Jane Clarke (c1852-c1919)St George Southwark, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Joseph Bowden (1815-1885)William Bowden (1774-1833)Elizabeth Young (1775-1841)Jessie Maxwell (1831-1910)Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Rachel Brackett (1639-1725)Richard Brackett (1610-1690)Alice Blower (1615-1690)Simon Crosby (1637-1725)Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Phillip Bulley (1836-1915)William Bulley (1805-1863)Charlotte Lock Burgoyne (1802-1875)Harriet Saxby (1828-1903)Manning River, New South Wales, Australia
Samuel Bush (1677-1733)Samuel Bush (1647-1733)Mary Goodenow (1659-1687)Mary TaylorSpringfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Byron Harvey Allred (1870-1937)ฺByron Harvey Allred (1847-1912)Phoebe Irene Cook (1852-1913)Mary Evelyn Clark (1884-1954)Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico
Jonathan Fleming Robert Boadle (1886-1962)John Fleming Boadle (1855-1940)Mary MacVean (1859-1940)Helen Isabella Maule Crombie (1904-1952)Southport, Queensland, Australia
Scrope Howe, 1st Viscount Howe (1648-1712)John Grobham Howe (1624-1679)Annabella Scrope (1629-1703)Juliana Allington (c1649-1747)
Benjamin Marion Lewis (1841-1926)Neriah Lewis (1816-1890)Rebecca Hendricks (1817-1854)Eliza Ann Jenks(c1841-)
Mary Rice (1656-1733)Thomas Rice (1626-1681)Mary King (1629-1714)Thomas Sawyer (1649-1736)Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Bartholomeus Rooijers (1793-1848)Johannes Rooijers (1761-1798)Helena van Koningsbrugge (1769-1833)Ariana Koster (1800-1858)Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
Harriet Saxby (1828-1903)Robert Saxby (c1807-1886)Mary Ann Reeves (1807-1886)Phillip Bulley (1836-1915)Manning River, New South Wales, Australia
Henry Frederick Thynne, 6th Marquess of Bath (1905-1992)Thomas Henry Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath (1862-1946)Violet Caroline Mordaunt (1869-1928)Virginia Penelope Parsons (1917-2003)
Johanna Vitali (1900-1940)Johannes Lambertus Vitali (1871-1949)Sophia Elizabeth Cornelia Christina Schelen (1873-1935)Arie Cornelis Oerlemans (1890-1954)Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
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