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Today is August 6.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
William Amos (1812-1895)John Amos (1775)Rachel Bennett (1773)Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Joseph Arnold (1761-1796)Joseph Arnold (1725-1801)Anne Lockwood (1730-1772)Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
Jonathan Bachman (1769-1861)Samuel Bachman (1739-1814)Rachel Owen (1744-1823)Saucon Township, Pennsylvania, USA
Robert Bailey (1848-1879)John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890)Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885)St Albans, New South Wales, Australia
Maria Adelaide Louisa Baker (1855-1920)William Baker (1822-1907)Julia Ann Scanlin (c1824-1885)Hunter River, New South Wales, Australia
Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Jan Bakker (1780-1837)Jannetje van Diemen (1776-1833)Alkemade, South Holland, Netherlands
Lucille Desiree Ball (1911-1989)Henry Durrell Ball (1887-1915)Desiree Evelyn Hunt (1892-1977)Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York
Alexander Hutchinson Barr (1885-1948)Alexander Hutchinson Barr (c1850-1924)Mary Goodsell (1860-1935)Young, New South Wales, Australia
William George Bartlett (1873-1951)Edward Bartlett (1845-1916)Ann Saxby (1846-1927)Stony Flat, Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Adonijah Alden (1791-1839)Timothy Alden (1770-1859)Lois Wilcox (1774-1851)Byron, Ogle County, Illinois, United States48
ฺByron Harvey Allred (1847-1912)William Moore Allred (1819-1901)Orissa Angela Bates (1823-1878)El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United States65
Lucy Maud Amos (1848-1919)William Amos (1812-1895)Elizabeth Blanch (1821-1910)Grafton, New South Wales, Australia71
Catherine Bailey (1862-1936)Henry Bailey (1837-1920)Elizabeth Edwards (1837-1909)Mount St. Joseph's Old People's Home, Young, New South Wales, Australia74
Klaas Bakker (1788-1846)Jacobus Bakker (1756-1843)Antje Peerdeman (1759-182)Grootebroek, North Holland, Netherlands
Agnes Jane Ball (1861-1929)Edward Ball (1834-1877)Ann Dornan (1842-1921)Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia68
Johannes Nielsen Bang (c1858-1943)Brisbane, Queensland, Australia85
Alexander Hutchinson Barr (c1850-1924)John McBain Barr (1826-1906)Jeanette Hutchinson (1830-)Grenfell Hospital, Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia74
John Batchelder (1650-1684)John Batchelder (c1603-1675)Elizabeth Dickenson (1614-1675)Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States34
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
John Bond (1652-1690)William Bond (1625-1695)Sarah Biscoe (1626-1693)Hannah Coolidge (1656-1699)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Margaret Amanda Bush (1891-1981)Wilburn Harrison Bush, GeneralIda Roseline Magee (1864-1956)Frederick "Fred" VothWashington Parish, Louisiana, United States
Charles Cameron (c1766-1820)Donald Cameron (c1738-1797)Mary Guy (c1742-aft1780)Margaret Hay (1769-1832)Ford, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Gaston of Orléans (1608-1660)Henri IV de Bourbon (1553-1610)Marie de' Medici (1575-1642)Marie de Montpensier (1605-1627)Nantes, France
William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire (1808-1891)William Cavendish (1783-1812)Louisa O'Callaghan (1779-1863)Blanche Georgiana Howard (1812-1840)Devonshire House, Piccadilly, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Elias Eaton Cheney (1793-1859)Ebenezer Cheney (1764-1832)Hannah Eaton (1761-1832)Lucy Fletcher (1803-)Thetford, Orange County, Vermont
Charlotte Isobel Clarke (1877-1953)Charles Hitchen Clarke (1851-1930)Mary Anne Smith (1851-1919)William Matcham Hornery (1870-1962)St Matthews, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Thomas Clayton (1793-1849)Thomas Clayton (1754-1829)Ellen Mayor (1754-1836)Ann Critchely (1793-1848)St Leonard Church, Walton le Dale, Lancashire, England
James Collits (1806-1880)Pierce Briggington Collits (1763-1848)Mary Hardwick (1769-1841)Eleanor Leach (c1796-c1838)Castlereagh, 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
Samuel Blanch (1826-1919)Edward Blanch (c1787-1860)Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837)Mary Ann Hughes (1829-1907)Black Jack, South Australia, Australia
Jan Commandeur (1791-1838)Jacob Commandeur (-)Dieuwertje Tijmens (-)Trijntje Dekker (1801-1867)Berkhout, North Holland, Netherlands
Glenn Eugene Pressdee (1930-2013)Clarence John Pressdee (1883-1947)Jane Flora Burton (1887-1979)Catherine Davis (1945-)
Elias Smith (1804-1888)Asael Smith (1773-1848)Elizabeth Schellenger (1785-1846)Lucy Brown (1821-1895)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Helen Stewart (c1518-1564)John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Lennox (c1495-1526)Elizabeth Stewart (c1494-)John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland (1525-1567)
Antje van Gaale (c1807-1879)Johannes van GaalePetronella van der AarAndreas van der Vossen (c1807-1875)Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
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