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Today is September 23.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Cassandra Adair (1767-1835)Joseph Adair (1735-1812)Sarah Dillard (1736-)Duncan Creek, Laurens County, South Carolina, United States
Anna Arnold (1789-1874)Joseph Arnold (1761-1796)Deborah Hacker (1764-1799)Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
George Albert Arnold (1848-1922)Albert Arnold (1807-1881)Samantha Malvina (Lavinia) Huntington (1816-1888)Victoria, Knox County, Illinois, United States
Sylvia Averill (1804-1867)Daniel Averill (1762-1848)Mary Hartshorn Weston (1766-1824)Lyndeborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States
Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868)James Asheton Bayard (1767-1815)Ann Bassett (1777-1854)Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Comfort Bigelow (1707-1755)John Bigelow (1675-1769)Jerusha Garfield (1677-1758)Malden, Massachusetts
Catherine Blundell (1836-1895)Joseph Blundell (1799-1852)Jane Elkin (1817-1883)Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
William Dell Bottom (1881-1963)Fidella Sharp Bottom (1836-1923)Racel Ann Bolling (1844-1913)
Robert Herman Brenner (1886-1981)John Brenner (c1860-1916)Ann Bailey (1865-1917)Young, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Thomas Henry Abbott (1870-1954)Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)84
Abigail Adgate (1661-1711)Thomas Adgate (c1620-1707)Mary Marvin (c1628-1713)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States50
Dorothy Andrea Allred (1898-1935)Calvert Lorenzo Allred (1864-1932)Andrea Jensen (1872-1951)Florence, Pinal County, Arizona, United States37
Norman Frederick Angel (1884-1963)Henry Angel (1836-1924)Frances Eleanor Jane Cornish (c1850-1927)Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia79
Clifford Charles Arquette (1905-1974)Charles-Augustus Arquette (1878-1927)Winifred Ethel Clark (1878-1966)Burbank, California, United States
Katharina von Sachsen-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg (1513-1535)Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)Stockholm, Sweden22
Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846)Benjamin Ashby (1776-1840)Mary Young (1779-1821)Six miles west of Bonaparte, Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa, United States41
Thomas Maughan Atkin (1858-1924)Thomas Atkin (1833-1919)Mary Ann Maughan (1839-1908)Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States
Carolina Banté (1842-1842)Willem Banté (1799-1868)Gerritje Beltman (1800-1846)Olst, Overijssel, Netherlands
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Anastasiya Dmitriyevna (c1378-c1430)Dmitri Ivanovich Donskoy (1350-1389)Yevdokiya Dmitriyevna (1352-1407)Ivan Vsevolodovich of Kholm (c1355-1402)
Walter Backhouse (1875-1918)Joseph Backhouse (1839-1898)Ann Marshall (1842-1898)Sarah Jane Beardsmore (1882)Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
William Baker (1629-1679)Mary Eddington (1633-1655)Massachusetts
Martha Barlow (1853-1920)Charles Barlow (1813-1901)Amelia Sherringham (1820-1896)Arthur Colwell (1853-1933)Baradine, New South Wales, Australia
Sarah Jane Beardsmore (1882)David Beardsmore (1840-1912)Rebecca Beardsmore (1842)Walter Backhouse (1875-1918)Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Alice Maude Betts (1889-1974)Henry Betts (1860-1949)Ursula Mary Hunt (1865-1896)Thomas Ambrose Maher (1885-1943)Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
Richard Cavendish Boyle (1812-1886)Edmund Boyle, 8th Earl of Cork (1767-1856)Isabella Henrietta Poyntz (c1768-1843)Eleanor Vere Gordon (1825-1916)
John Bridge (1853-1939)William Bridge (1819-1861)Sarah Carpenter (1826-1914)Susan Clifford (1859-1939)Scone, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Young Bridgeman (1837-1918)Robert Bridgeman (1799-1851)Mary Polly Davis (1799-1860)John Jones Allred (1821-1897)Smithville, Clay County, Missouri
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
John Jones Allred (1821-1897)William Allred (1790-1841)Sarah Ann Warren (1794-1858)Mary Young Bridgeman (1837-1918)Smithville, Clay County, Missouri, United States
William Farrington Cahoon (1813-1893)Reynolds Cahoon (1790-1861)Thirza Stiles (1789-1866)Mary Wilson Dugdale (1814-1882)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
David R Dale (1843-1901)John Dale (c1783-1860)Mary Williams (1802-1867)Marian Bertha Cox (1849-1927)St. John's Church, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
James Henry Gibson (1829-1906)James Gibson (c1800-1878)Janet Reid (c1800-c1840)Anne Clyde (1844-1901)Westport, Buller County, West Coast Region, New Zealand (Registrar's Office)
Mary Oakman (1707-aft1745)Tobias Oakman (c1664-1750)Elizabeth Doty (1673-1745)Robert Sherman (1715-aft1782)Marshfield, Massachusetts Bay Colony
William James Oaten (1846-)Frederick Oaten (1813-1888)Dinah Bradbeer (1811-1888)Caroline Lee (c1851-)St. Saviour's, Southwark, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Alpheus Spring Packard (1798-1884)Hezekiah Packard (1761-1849)Mary Spring (1773-1829)Caroline Bartels (1814-1893)Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
Stephen Deem Page (1818-1904)James Page (1788-1882)Ann Pidgeon (1786-1859)Rosehannah Ferguson (1836-1925)Mount Pleasant, South Australia, Australia
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