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Today is October 16.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Peter Boylston Adams (1738-1823)John Adams (1691-1761)Susanna Boylston (1708-1797)Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Henrietta Albury (1878-1954)Henry Albert Albury (1852-1878)Caroline Allen Unicomb (1857-1952)Ghinni Ghinni, New South Wales, Australia
Malinda Allison (1815-1881)Isaac M. Allison (1779-1845)Jane Hunt (1782-1831)Bracken County, Kentucky
Charles Walter Amory (1842-1913)William Amory (1804-1888)Anna Powell Mason Sears (1813-1895)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Thomas Coffin Amory (1812-1889)Jonathan Amory (1770-1828)Mehetable Sullivan (1772-1847)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Henry Thomas Arbuthnot (1834-1919)George Arbuthnot (1802-1865)Augusta Amelia Adolphina Papendick (1804-1853)Paddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Willis J. Armstrong (1867-1930)Stephen Armstrong (1826-1884)Martha Watkins (1832-1907)Ohio, United States
Karl Wilhelm von Anhalt-Zerbst (1652-1718)Johann von Anhalt-Zerbst (1621-1667)Sofie Auguste von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1630-1680)Halle an der Saale
Thomas Avent (1669-1757)Thomas Avent (1638-1710)Anne Unknown (1644-)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Truman Osborn Angell (1810-1887)James Williams Angell (1776-1851)Phebe Ann Morton (1786-1854)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah77
John Apperley (1846-1935)John Apperley (c1820)Jane Miller (c1822)Nowra, New South Wales, Australia89
Louis of Sicily (1337-1355)Peter II of Sicily (1305-1342)Elisabeth von Kärnten (1298-aft1347)Aci18
Thomas Archer (1790-1850)William Ernest Archer (1754-1833)Martha Kensey (c1758-1816)Longford, Tasmania, Australia60
Dan Atwood (1787-1863)Heman Atwood (1738-1804)Jerusha Case (1747-)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States88
Jonathan Bliss (1666-1719)Jonathan Bliss (1626-1687)Miriam Harmon (1628-1706)Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts53
Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery (1621-1679)Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork (1566-1643)Catherine Fenton (-1630)Castlemartyr, County Cork, Ireland58
Stephen Churchill Bradford (1788-1856)Samuel Bradford (1760-1824)Lucy Churchill (1767-1837)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts65
Samuel Arthur Brazel (1870-1912)Samuel Brazel (1848-1922)Mary Amelia Hobscroft (c1847-1921)Walcha, New South Wales, Australia42
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Jonathon Abbott (bef1774)Martha (bef1774)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)Ireland
Constance of Sicily (1304-aft1343)Frederick III of Sicily (1272-1337)Eleanor of Anjou (1289-1341)Henri de Lusignan (1271-1324)Nicosia
Jorge ArantesJoanne Rowling (1965)
Viktor I. Amadeus von Anhalt-Bernburg (1634-1718)Christian II. von Anhalt-Bernburg (1599-1656)Eleonore Sofie von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Plön (1603-1675)Elisabeth von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1642-1677)Meisenheim
Israel Bennion (1860-1944)John Bennion (1820-1877)Esther Ann Birch (1833-1909)Jeanette Sharp (1859-1938)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Jonathan Bingham (1735-1812)Jonathan Bingham (1712-1800)Mary Abbe (1712-1735)Rachel Mudge (1738-1762)Scotland, Windham County, Connecticut
Tomsyne Blackborne (1562-1599)Gregory Mount (c1560-1625)Godmersham, Kent, England
Johnathon Bonham (1843-1926)John Warford Bonham (1811-1888)Lydia A Hornbeck (1813-1898)Eliza Jane Richards (1841-1928)Jasper County, Illinois, United States
John William Boyle, 14th Earl of Cork (1916-2003)Reginald Courtenay Boyle (1877-1946)Violet Flower (1880-1974)Mary Leslie Gordon-Finlayson (bef1943-)
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Hannah Bartlett (1690-1763)Samuel Bartlett (1662-1713)Hannah Pabodie (1662-1723)Joseph Delano (1685-1770)Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Montagu Arthur Bertie, 7th Earl of Abingdon (1836-1928)Montagu Bertie, 6th Earl of Abingdon (1808-1884)Elizabeth Lavinia Vernon-Harcourt (1816-1858)Gwendoline Mary Dormer (1867-1942)Roman Catholic Cathedral, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
David Kipp Conover Sr. (1895-1985)Harry Martin Conover (1867-1915)Louise Ferdon Kipp (1862-1943)Virginia Ailene Swift (1913-2002)Wayne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
Thomas Cushman (1637-1726)Thomas Cushman (1608-1691)Mary Allerton (1616-1699)Abigail Titus (1653-1734)Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Jan Entius (1784-1872)Simon Entius (1745-1803)Trijntje Koster (1744-1820)Lijsbeth Langendijk (1803-1879)Venhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands
William Greene (1690-1766)Peter Greene (1654-1723)Elizabeth Arnold (1659-1728)Phebe Johnson (1710-)Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island
Charles Washington Hawkins (1852-1936)Washington Jackson Hawkins (1825-1860)Mary Ann Abigail Sharp (1829-1910)Mattie Laurine Clapp (1864-1908)Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California
Daniel Hoar (1650-1743)John Hoar (1619-1704)Alice Lisle (1624-1696)Mary Lee (1652-)Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Phoebe Lodema Merrill (1832-1909)Samuel Merrill (1780-1878)Phoebe Odell (1788-1862)Parmino Adams Jackman (1822-1860)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
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