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Today is September 15.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Thomas Boylston Adams (1772-1832)John Adams (1735-1826)Abigail Smith (1744-1818)Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Harriet Anne Ashley-Cooper (1798-1868)Cropley Ashley-Cooper, 6th Earl of Shaftesbury (1768-1851)Anne Spencer (1773-1865)
Maria Bailey (1810-1867)Williamsburg, Glengerry County, Ontario, Canada
William Ball (1796-1885)Jonathan Ball (1751-1819)Mary Pratt (1752-1825)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Abraham Beaulieu (1822-1844)
John Bergey (1759-1849)Isaac Bergey (1734-1805)Susanna Landis (1735-1770)Franconia Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Thomas Blanch (1854-1931)Stephen Blanch (1820-1867)Elizabeth Maria Campbell (c1821-1899)Goulburn St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Florence Bogue (1881-1949)James Bogue (1847-1890)Jane Gaskell (c1847-)Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Sargent Bradlee (1898-1987)Frederick Josiah Bradlee I (1866-1951)Elizabeth Whitwell Thomas (1868-1952)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)Turramurra, New South Wales, Australia59
Louisa Catherine Adams (1811-1812)John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)Louisa Catherine Johnson (1775-1852)Saint Petersburg, Russia
Harriet Ahrens (1860-1903)Heinrich Ahrens (c1815-1891)Sophia Fischer (c1826-1886)Tia, New South Wales, Australia43
David Adonijah Alden (1858-1930)Timothy Wells Alden (1821-1900)Orpha Augusta Coolbaugh (1831-1891)Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas72
Samuel Appleton (1686-1728)Samuel Appleton (1654-1725)Elizabeth Whittingham (1666-1725)London, England42
Robert Arbuthnot, Sr, 1st of Haddo-Rattray (c1694-1756)John Arbuthnot, Sr, of Whitehill and Toddlehills (c1670-)Barbara MacRanald (c1670-)
Israel Arnold (1649-1718)Stephen Arnold (1622-1699)Sarah Smith (1629-1713)Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island69
Johann Kasimir von Anhalt-Dessau (1596-1660)Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany64
Raymond Asquith (1878-1916)Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928)Helen Kelsall Melland (1854-1891)
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Richard Chanler Aldrich (1909-1961)Richard Aldrich (1863-1937)Margaret Livingston Chanler (1870-1963)Susan Kean Cutler (1914-1998)Garrison, Putnam County, New York, United States
George Alley (1792-1859)Joseph Alley (1755-1832)Hannah Batchelder (1759-1839)Mary Symonds (1796-1880)Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Samuel Arndell (1797-1874)John Arndell (1772-1805)Elizabeth Jackson (1771-1837)Elizabeth Dring (1794-1890)Colo, New South Wales, Australia
Ursula von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1552-1620)Franz I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1510-1581)Sibylle von Sachsen (1515-1592)Heinrich von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (1533-1598)Artlenburg, Germany
George Manney Ayer (1840-1914)John Varnum Ayer (1812-c1877)Elida Vanderburgh Manney (1802-c1877)Amy Gridley Butler (1848-1916)Delavan, Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States
William Blyton (1804-1877)William Blyton (bef1804)Charlotte Poinder (bef1804)Eliza Jane Smith (1812-1870)St Peters, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Brewster (1816-1895)James Brewster (1788-1866)Mary Heguembaurg (1789-1867)Sarah Jane Bunce (1820-1866)Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
Sarah Jane Bunce (1820-1866)Chauncey Bunce (1781-1827)Letitia Locwood (c1782-)Joseph Brewster (1816-1895)Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
Amy Gridley Butler (1848-1916)George Selden Butler (1820-1907)Elizabeth Ely Gridley (1826-1916)George Manney Ayer (1840-1914)Delavan, Wisconsin, United States
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Gabriele di Borbone-Due Sicilie (1897-1975)Alfonso delle Due Sicilie (1841-1934)Maria Antonietta delle Duo Sicilie (1851-1938)Cecylia Lubomirska (1907-2001)Kraków, Poland
Amelia Zellah Cramp (1855-1934)Thomas George Cramp (1818-1865)Sarah Lefley (1824-1906)William Charles Llewellyn (1858-1938)Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Horia Horeanga (1938)Paraschiv Horeanga (1906-1994)Miette Tașcă (1912-2006)Françoise Comte (1961)Champigny-sur-Veude, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Dolley Payne (1768-1849)John Payne (1740-1792)Mary Coles (1743-1807)James Madison (1751-1836)Harewood, Jefferson County, Virginia, United States
Bernhard I. von Baden-Baden (1364-1431)Rudolf VI. von Baden-Baden (c1346-1372)Mechthild von Sponheim-Starkenburg (c1345-c1407)Anna von Oettingen (c1380-1436)
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