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Today is November 25.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Margaret Aberdein (1844-1903)John Aberdein (1815-1880)Elizabeth Watt (1815-1897)Montrose, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Etelka Alm (1861-1941)Móricz Fáy (1818-1866)Paulina Staudt (c1825-1904)Pest, Pest County, Central Hungary Region, Hungary
Georgiana Louisa Frances Armistead (1817-)George Armistead (1780-1818)Louisa Hughes (1787-1861)Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
John Armstrong (1758-1843)John Armstrong (1717-1795)Rebecca Lyon Armstrong (1719-1797)Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Joel Baldwin (1796-1850)Timothy Baldwin (1762-1823)Prudence Chapman (1768-1846)Wilton, New Hampshire, United States
Benjamin Bagley Barnard (1782-1835)William Barnard (1756-1826)Sarah Bagley (1757-1785)Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Hannah Bass (1632-1704)Samuel Bass (1600-1694)Anne Saville (1601-1693)Roxbury, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Gordon Silas Beckstead (1825-1891)Alexander Beckstead (1802-1870)Catherine Elinore Lince (1807-1889)Williamsburg, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Sylvester Bemis (1761-1831)Joseph Bemis (1723-1800)Ruth Simonds (1727-1800)Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Casimir of Warsaw (c1325-1355)Trojden I of Masovia (c1285-1341)Maria Yuryevna of Halych (c1292-1341)30
Ruth Lucille Armour (1900-1926)Harry Ellington Armour (1874-1953)Gabriella Clark (1877-1966)Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States26
George Hunt Barton (1852-1933)George Barton (1824-1894)Mary Susan Hunt (1821-1863)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts81
Fanny Bemis (1771-1852)Joshua Bemis (1729-1789)Sarah White (1737-1791)Massachusetts81
Joel Bent (1750-1812)Elijah Bent (1713-1797)Susannah Stone (1720-1801)Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts62
Lascăr Bogdan (c1800-1873)Dimitrie Bogdan (c1765-1820)Smaranda Rosetti (c1770-1847)Iași, Iași, Moldavia, Romania73
Thomas Brigham (1641-1717)Thomas Brigham (1603-1653)Mercy Hurd (1616-1693)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts76
Thomas Brigham (1695-1765)Nathan Brigham (1671-1747)Elizabeth Maynard (1664-1733)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts70
Amy Matilda Brooks (1866-1948)George Edward Brooks (1836-1920)Ellen Davis (1842-1928)Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia82
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Douglas Noel Adams (1952-2001)Christopher Douglas Adams (1927-1985)Janet Donovan (1927-2016)Jane Belson (c1952-2011)
George William Andrews (1906-1971)George William Andrews (1881-1935)Addie Belle King (1884-1945)Leslie Elizabeth Bullock (1911-2002)
Alfred Francis Baker (1878-1955)Lyman Herman Baker (1848-1920)Elizabeth Goodman (1856-1939)Anna Fidelia Beck (1889-1963)Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan, United States
Johannes Cornelis Bakker (1851-1930)Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893)Johanna Magdalena Foppen (1850-1907)Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
John Francis Harcourt Baring, 7th Baron Ashburton (1928-)Alexander Francis St. Vincent Baring, 6th Baron Ashburton (1898-1991)Doris Mary Thérèse Harcourt (1900-1981)Susan Mary Renwick (1930-)
Samuel Barnard (1699-1762)James Barnard (1666-1726)Judith Jenison (1667-)Susanna Harrington (1711-1790)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Anna Fidelia Beck (1889-1963)Samuel Clinton Beck (1858-1938)Marietta Anna Johnson (1861-1949)Alfred Francis Baker (1878-1955)
Anna Ilsabe Sabine Bernitt (1790-1846)Johann Gottlieb Michel Bernitt (1753-1813)Catharina Margaretha Groning (1752-1851)Joachim Karl Theodor von Amsberg (1777-1842)Wismar
Anthony George Berry (1925-1984)James Gomer Berry, 1st Viscount Kemsley (1883-1968)Mary Lilian Holmes (-1928)Mary Cynthia Burke Roche (1934-)Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Sara Bergwerf (1758-1820)Pieter Bergwerf (1724-)Trijntje Borsje (c1731-)Cornelis Melhart (c1750-1820)Zierikzee, South Holland, Netherlands
Grietje Berkhout (1781-1856)Pieter Berkhout (-)Grietje Beers (1749-1833)Pieter Bakker (1787-1860)Hoogkarspel, North Holland, Netherlands
Glaudij Bert (c1673-1735)Cornelia Johannes Janse van Vletingen (1673-1727)Bergen op Zoom, North Brabant, Netherlands
Robert Alfred Evenden (1814-1892)Robert Evenden (1783)Sarah Tillman (1790)Hannah Tester (1817-1893)Wesleyan Church, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Richard James Gosper (1836-1919)John Gosper (1801-1886)Hannah Beale Reynolds (1806-1888)Mary Catherine Smith (c1866-1950)Meranburn, New South Wales, Australia
Ruby Pearl Gray (1898-2000)William Gray (1874-1942)Eliza Nixon (1873-1968)Douglas Castles (?-1982)Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Oliver Boardman Huntington (1823-1907)William Huntington (1784-1846)Zina Baker (1786-1839)Hannah Mendenhall Sanders (1836-1913)Salt Lake Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Richard Kimball (1659-1733)Thomas Kimball (1633-1676)Mary Smith (1637-1688)Mehitable Day (1669-1716)Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts
Anne Neville (1414-1480)Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland (c1364-1425)Joan Beaufort (1379-1440)Walter Blount, 1st Baron Mountjoy (c1420-1474)Raby Castle, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
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