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Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Thomas Archer (1790-1850)William Ernest Archer (1754-1833)Martha Kensey (c1758-1816)Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Rubie Avery (1885-1971)George Avery (1841-1914)Elizabeth Ann Latter (1844-1922)East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Juliana Awada (1974)Abraham Awada (1922-2012)Elsa Esther Baker YessiVilla Ballester, General San Martín, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Eunice Baldwin (1750-1787)Samuel Baldwin (1713-)Grace Buck (1718-1785)New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Harriet Bemis (1838-1918)Alvin Bemis (1797-1847)Jerusha Garnsey (1795-1872)Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio, United States
Sarah Benjamin (1663-1745)John Benjamin (1620-1706)Lydia Allen (1624-1709)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Cornelis Besseling (1812-1883)Jan Besseling (1787-1868)Immerentiana Ootes (1787-1856)Zwaag, North Holland, Netherlands
Joseph Bird (1798-1853)James Bird (1755-1832)Cynthia Ann Osborne (1756-1830)Roaring Creek, Pennsylvania, USA
Eliza C. Black (1837-1921)John S. Black (1805-1870)Sarah Taylor (1806-1892)Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

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Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)Wilton, New Hampshire, United States75
George Washington Adair (1806-1862)Walter Washington Adair (1783-1835)Rachel Thompson (1786-1876)Cooweescoowee District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory56
Mary Adams (1652-1681)John Adams (1622-1706)Anne Howe (1624-1714)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts29
Mary Alden (1691-1772)Isaac Alden (1666-1727)Mehitable Allen (1664-1725)Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States81
Thomas Ainsworth Anlezark (1771-1834)James Anlezark (1733-1772)Margaret Ainsworth (bef1753)Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia63
Charles Avery (1730-1774)Jonathan Avery (c1704-1782)Elizabeth Waterman (1702-1750)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States44
Walter Baring (1844-1915)Henry Baring (1776-1848)Cecilia Anne Windham (1803-1874)71
Sarah Bartlett (1678-1761)Benjamin Bartlett (1658-1724)Ruth Pabodie (1658-1724)Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts83
Barrie Thomas Berggy (1904-1968)Frank Arthur Berggy (1876-1950)Martha Malvena Cramp (1874-1937)Brighton, Victoria, Australia66
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 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Mary Adams (1652-1681)John Adams (1622-1706)Anne Howe (1624-1714)John Eames (1642-1733)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
John Anlezark (1812-1889)Thomas Ainsworth Anlezark (1771-1834)Ann Starmer (1767-1825)Mary Ann Doyle (1823-1852)St Lukes, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
Gerrit Appelman (1763-1839)Klaas Appelman (1736-1792)Geertje Jans (c1738-1775)Grietje Smit (-1805)Hem, North Holland, Netherlands
Frances Avison (1867-1926)Andrew Avison (1834-1882)Ann Clapham (1835-1913)Charles Bold (c1866-1891)Timaru, Canterbury
Remember Baker (1737-1775)Remember Baker (1712-1737)Tamar Warner (1718-c1737)Desire Hurlbut (1743-1778)Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
Louisa Barnes (1802-1880)Willard Barnes (1766-1849)Dolly Stevens (1768-1851)Addison Pratt (1802-1872)Dunham, Quebec, Canada
Audrey Melba Blackman (1918-2009)Selby Blackman (1885-1977)Amy Jane Picker (1891-1981)Lindsay Alexander Clements (bef1940)Bigga, New South Wales, Australia
John Botting (1745-1820)John Botting (1716)Mary Carten (bef1738)Elizabeth Heasman (1751-1828)West Grinstead, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Elizabeth Burnap (1738-1812)Jonathan Burnap (1711-1785)Dorothy Kimball (1716-1740)Jabez Rice (1728-1809)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Humphrey DeForest Bogart (1899-1957)Belmont DeForest Bogart (1867-1934)Maud Humphrey (1868-1940)Mary Philips (1901-1975)Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
James Boxsell (1835-1907)Thomas Boxsell (1799-1875)Mary Ann Puxted (1802-1875)Clara Susanna Perigo (1854-1934)St Peters, New South Wales, Australia
Henrietta FitzJames (1667-1730)James II of England (1633-1701)Arabella Churchill (1648-1730)Piers Butler, Earl of Newcastle (1652-1740)
Elizabeth Howarth (1844-)John Howarth (1810-1844)Mary Ann McCann (c1815-1857)William Richard Woodman GibbsGoulburn, New South Wales, Australia
William Mangum (1811-1888)John Mangum (1763-1843)Rebecca Canida (1785-1847)Sarah Delight Potter (1828-1905)Payson, Utah County, Utah
Cicely Neville (1424-1450)Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury (1400-1460)Alice Montacute (1407-c1462)John Tiptoft, Earl of Worcester (1427-1470)
Joseph Putnam (1714-1788)Bartholomew Putnam (1687-1723)Mary Putnam (1691-)Elizabeth Comeston (c1720-1790)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Jabez Rice (1728-1809)Daniel Rice (1704-1729)Elizabeth Wheeler (1704-)Elizabeth Burnap (1738-1812)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Johann Ludwig von Westphalen (1770-1842)Christian Heinrich Philipp von Westphalen (1723-1792)Jeanie Wishart (1742-1811)Caroline Heubel (1779-1856)Salzwedel
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