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Today is July 8.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)Timișoara, Timiș County, Romania
Rebecca Frances Adair (1835-1836)Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889)Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)Pickens County, Alabama
Mary Maud Anson (1869-1961)Thomas George Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield (1825-1892)Harriet Georgiana Louisa Hamilton (1834-1913)Shugborough Hall, Stafford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
William Apps (1835-1911)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)Brede, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Hanna Assarsdotter (1821-1891)Asser Pehrsson (1790-1869)Boel Pehrsdotter (1792-aft1834)Bjuv, Skåne County, Sweden
Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (1858-1913)John L. Auchincloss (1810-1876)Elizabeth Buck (1816-1902)Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Kevin Norwood Bacon (1958-)Edmund Norwood Bacon (1910-2005)Ruth Hilda Holmes (1916-1991)Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
George Hunt Barton (1852-1933)George Barton (1824-1894)Mary Susan Hunt (1821-1863)Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
John Herbert Essel Bayliss (1868-1931)John Bayliss (1838-1917)Susannah Merrick (1841-1916)Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Samuel Nathaniel Alford (1885-1961)Needham Jasper Alford (1860-1907)Nancy Isobella Collins (1865-1894)
Otto I von Brandenburg (c1127-1184)Albrecht von Brandenburg (c1100-1170)Sophie von Winzenburg (c1105-1160)Stendal57
Mary Anne Ashley-Cooper (c1766-1854)Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 4th Earl of Shaftesbury (1711-1771)Mary Bouverie (1730-1804)88
Hannah Austin (1815-1879)John Austin (c1790)Mary Ann Moon (c1794)Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia64
Frank Badior (1863-1949)Christian Badior (c1824-1888)Agnes Engleman (c1822-c1884)Singleton, New South Wales, Australia86
Cornelis (Kees) Barendregt (1954-1996)Hendrik Jacob (Henk) Barendregt (living)Barbara Davison (1930-)32 Spyglass Lane, Whitby, Porirua City, Wellington Region, New Zealand
Donald Clinton Barton (1889-1939)George Hunt Barton (1852-1933)Eva May Beede (1855-1932)Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States50
Ádám Bethlen de Bethlen (1691-1748)Sámuel Bethlen de Bethlen (1663-1708)Borbála Nagy de Borsa (1666-1708)Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County, Romania
Thomas Blogget (c1605-1642)Massachusetts, United States
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Thomas Bardolf, 5th Baron Bardolf (1369-1408)William Bardolf, 4th Baron Bardolf (1349-1386)Agnes Poynings (1350-1403)Anice de Cromwell (-1421)
James Asheton Bayard (1799-1880)James Asheton Bayard (1767-1815)Ann Bassett (1777-1854)Ann Francis (1802-1864)
Eli Whitney Blake (1795-1886)Elihu Blake (1764-1849)Elizabeth Fay Whitney (1767-1827)Eliza Maria O'Brien (1795-1876)Connecticut, United States
John Bowden (1915-2002)Ilona Edelsheim-Gyulai (1918-2013)London, England, United Kingdom
Lionel Branch (1566-1605)William Branch (1525-1601)Katherine Jennings (c1532-1597)Valentina Sparke (c1576-c1640)St. Martin's Lusgate, England, United Kingdom
Alice Brand (1840-1925)Henry Bouverie William Brand, 1st Viscount Hampden (1814-1892)Eliza Ellice (1818-1899)Henry Thomas Farquhar, 4th Bart (1838-1916)St George Hanover Square, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Augusta Ada Byron (1815-1852)George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824)Anne Isabella Milbanke (1792-1860)William King-Noel, 1st Earl of Lovelace (1805-1893)
George Canning (1770-1827)George Canning (c1736-1771)Mary Anne Costello (c1746-1827)Joan Scott, 1st Viscountess Canning (1777-c1837)London, England, United Kingdom
Francis Henry Harold Carr (1890-1954)Abraham Carr (1857-1933)Ruth Baker (1860-1937)Caroline Alma Want (1892-c1980)Yamba, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Martha Grace Beal (1623-1666)John Phillips (1602-1682)Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Asa Brigham (1788-1844)Lewis Brigham (1756-1803)Mary Rice (1767-1797)Ann Johnson Mathers (c1790-)Austin, Travis County, Texas
Ilona Edelsheim-Gyulai (1918-2013)Lipót Edelsheim-Gyulai (1888-1981)Gabriella Pejacsevich (1894-1977)John Bowden (1915-2002)London, United Kingdom
Abraham Job (1702-1750)Andrew Job (1650-1722)Elizabeth Vernon (1671-1731)Elizabeth McKay (c1719-1750)Virginia, United States of America
Martha Rosetta Lamb (1858-1931)John Lamb (1814-1892)Charlotte Carr (c1819-1882)Josiah Field (1855-1885)Butlers Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Thomas Laycock (1786-1823)Thomas Laycock (1756-1809)Hannah Pearson (-1831)Margaret Connell (c1797-1824)St Phillips, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Deborah Leffingwell (1674-1733)Thomas Leffingwell (1649-1724)Mary Bushnell (1654-1745)Andrew Warner (1672-1732)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Robert Ogle, 5th Baron Ogle (c1513-1545)Robert Ogle, 4th Baron Ogle (c1490-c1530)Ann Lumley (c1481-)Jane Radcliffe (c1517-aft1564)
Frederik V of Denmark (1723-1766)Christian VI of Denmark (1699-1746)Sophie Magdalene von Brandenburg-Kulmbach (1700-1770)Juliana Maria von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1729-1796)Frederiksborg
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