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Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)Andover, Massachusetts, United States
John Alden (1744-1766)Briggs Alden (1723-1796)Mercy Wadsworth (1724-1812)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Apps (1840-1915)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Friederike Henriette von Anhalt-Bernburg (1702-1723)Karl Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg (1668-1721)Sofie Albertine von Solms-Sonnenwalde (1672-1708)Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Ira Babbitt (1790-1867)William Babbitt (1766-1813)Lydia Bishop (1766-1840)Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Frederick John Barr (1890-1935)Alexander Hutchinson Barr (c1850-1924)Mary Goodsell (1860-1935)Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia
William Billings Bates (1811-1880)Elkanah Bates (1779-1841)Hannah Copeland (1780-1834)Mansfield, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Hannah Allen Bennett (1848-1921)Henry Tapus Bennett (1814-1876)Mary Unicomb (1830-1877)Wellington, New South Wales, Australia
Marijtje Bergen (1869-1920)Jan Bergen (1829-1899)Hillegonda Ursem (1841-1920)Zuid-Scharwoude, North Holland, The Netherlands
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)Wellington Lodge, Winkfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom93
William Apps (c1812-1886)Cawdor, New South Wales, Australia74
Nicholas Arnold (1550-1623)Richard Arnold (1520-1593)Jaquinta Young (1520-1583)Ilchester, Somersetshire, England72
John Winthrop Auchincloss (1853-1938)John L. Auchincloss (1810-1876)Elizabeth Buck (1816-1902)85
Edmund Foster Avard (1898-1954)Albert Henry Avard (1864-1920)Emmeline Rose Gill (1872-1952)Beresfield, New South Wales, Australia56
Wilfred Watson Balgowan (1897-1970)Thomas Balgowan (1852-1912)Jemima Craig (1855-1931)Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia73
Charles Beasley (1807-1876)Charles William Beasley (1776-1837)Mary Thomas (c1782-1821)Orange, New South Wales, Australia69
Sarah Beers (1639-1724)Richard Beers (1616-1675)Elizabeth Furman (1615-1706)Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts85
Georgiana Augusta Berkeley (1749-1820)Augustus Berkeley, 4th Earl of Berkeley (1716-1755)Elizabeth Drax (c1720-1792)Bristol, England, United Kingdom71
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (c1848-1891)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)Marion Lydiard (1862-1935)Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Jonathan Alden (1721-1805)Eleazer Alden (1694-1773)Martha Shaw (1700-1769)Experience Hayward (1710-1809)Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Marijtje Appelman (1752-1812)Gerrit Appelman (1705-1781)Willempje aan de Noorderdijk (c1714-1753)Arien Vlaar (1756-1830)Westwoud, North Holland, Netherlands
Lydia Atzél de Borosjenő (1901-1972)Elemér Atzél de Borosjenő (1876-1919)Mária Wass de Czege (1880-1916)Ferenc Daniel de Vargyas (1887-1967)Sucutard, Cluj County, Romania
Henry Bagust (1890-1967)James Henry Bagust (1859-1914)Agnes Burton (1853-1930)Doris Lydia Crease (1898-1998)Methodist, Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
Henry George Bailey (1859-1902)Henry Bailey (1841-1903)Mary Margaret Christie (1839-1868)Lucy Charlotte Guest (1869-1905)Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia
Charlotte Julia Baker (1865-1944)Robert Baker (1837-1921)Jane Leiff (1843-1930)David Truman Buckingham (1861-1911)Friend, Saline County, Nebraska, United States
Martha Beach (1650-1711)Richard Beach (1620-1674)Martha Beach (c1624-)Joseph Whitney (1651-1702)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Jacob Besseling (1736-1800)Gerardus Besseling (1694-c1756)Anna Kraemets (c1700-1759)Trijntje Veldhuizen (1750-)Wognum, North Holland, Netherlands
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Eleonore Wilhelmine von Anhalt-Köthen (1696-1726)Emanuel Lebrecht von Anhalt-Köthen (1671-1704)Gisele Agnes von Rath (1670-1740)Ernst August I. von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1688-1748)Nienburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Almon Whiting Babbitt (1812-1856)Ira Babbitt (1790-1867)Nancy Crozier (1789-1859)Delcena Diadamia Johnson (1806-1854)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
Nathan Bennett Baldwin (1812-1891)Aaron Munson Baldwin (1784-1846)Julia Bishop (1791-1865)Margaret Oler (1846-1908)Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, Canada
Patrick Reginald Boyle, 13th Earl of Cork (1910-1995)Reginald Courtenay Boyle (1877-1946)Violet Flower (1880-1974)Mary Gabrielle Ginnett (-1999)
John Cecil, 4th Earl of Exeter (1628-1678)David Cecil, 3rd Earl of Exeter (c1604-1643)Elizabeth Egerton (bef1612-1688)Mary Fane (1639-1681)
Archibald FitzRoy George Hay, 13th Earl of Kinnoull (1855-1916)George Hay-Drummond, 12th Earl of Kinnoull (1827-1897)Emily Blanche Charlotte Somerset (1828-1895)Florence Mary Darell (-1941)
Adriana Honing (1757-1844)Hermanus Honing (1723-1799)Engeltje Spijker (1731-1801)Jan van Zitteren (1754-1832)Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
Simon Huntington (1719-1801)Ebenezer Huntington (1692-1768)Sarah Leffingwell (1699-1770)Zipporah Lathrop (1733-1814)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Margaret Doris Kempson (1918-1996)Alfred Howard Whitby Hickman, 3rd Bart (1920-1979)
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