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Today is October 18.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Dianetta Emily Alexander (1843-1879)Horace Martin Alexander (1812-1881)Nancy Reeder Walker (1817-1847)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Mary Appleton (1813-1889)Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Maria Theresa Gold (1786-1833)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Edward Luke Henry Bagot (1896-1916)Walter Lewis Bagot (1864-1927)Margaret Jane Caroline Cadogan (1856-1941)
Randall Eugene Bailey (1928-2009)Enoch James Bailey (1907-1979)Daisy Shackelford (1908-2001)Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Thomas Barnes (1636-1679)Thomas Barnes (1610-1690)Mary Andrews (1601-)Cumberland, England
Henry Alfred Bayliss (1844-1934)John Baylis (1808-1880)Priscilla Tuzo (1815-1901)Kelso, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Beck (1804-1841)Henry Beck (1770-1816)Margaret Beighel (1782-)Huntington, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States
Jacob Beers (1712-1763)Jan Beers (c1682-1762)Etje Cornelis (1687-bef1727)Wervershoof, North Holland, Netherlands
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Adeline F E Adams (1890-1922)Thomas Andrew Adams (1859-1921)Annie Marie V Duggan (1867-?)Indarra, Gardeners-road, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia32
Susannah Amory (1802-1869)Thomas Coffin Amory (1767-1812)Hannah Rowe Linzee (1775-1845)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States67
William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor (1848-1919)John Jacob Astor (1822-1890)Charlotte Augusta Gibbes (1825-1887)Western House, Brighton, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom71
Leopold IV. von Österreich (1108-1141)Luitpold III. von Österreich (1073-1136)Agnes of the Holy Roman Empire (c1072-1143)Niederaltaich33
Rebecca Baldwin (1793-1820)Timothy Baldwin (1762-1823)Prudence Chapman (1768-1846)Lyndeborough, New Hampshire, United States27
William Montier Bickmore (1799-1882)David Bickmore (1764-)Margaret Dickey (1768-1852)Coralitos, Santa Cruz County, California, United States
Loring Bigelow (1837-1862)Jabez Bigelow (1803-1885)Eliza D. Greene (1811-1892)25
Thankful Bigelow (1699-1756)John Bigelow (1675-1769)Jerusha Garfield (1677-1758)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts57
Beate Clausdatter Bille (1526-1605)Claus Steensen Bille (1490-1558)Lisbet Jensdatter Ulfstand (c1505-1540)Lundegaard, Denmark79
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Hedwig von Anhalt (c1228-1259)Heinrich I. von Anhalt (c1170-1252)Irmgard von Thüringen (1196-1244)Bolesław II the Bald of Poland (c1223-1278)
Elkanah Bates (1779-1841)Benjamin Bates (1749-1818)Abigail Billings (c1750-)Hannah Copeland (1780-1834)Mansfield, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Samuel Blackman (1852-1917)Samuel Blackman (1819-1903)Jane Hoskisson (1827-1907)Margaret Robertson (1856-1913)St James, Bigga, New South Wales, Australia
Thomas Bliss (1583-1650)Thomas Bliss (1563-1649)Alice Smith (1563-1625)Margaret Hulins (1595-1684)Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Savary Bouchard (c1385-c1432)Guy Bouchard (1345-1398)Jeanne CheninMarguerite de Montberon (c1400-c1447)
Alexander J Cameron (1855-1935)Donald Cameron (c1829-1888)Catherine Martin (c1831-1904)Annie Davis (1860-1949)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Amos Chipman (1727-1782)Thomas Chipman (1687-1752)Abigail Lathrop (1689-1757)Sarah Daggett (1728-1764)Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut
Hiram Bradley Clawson (1826-1912)Zephaniah Clawson (1798-1841)Catherine Reese (1804-1860)Ellen Curtis Spencer (1832-1896)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
John Frederick Cobcroft (1837-1875)Richard William Cobcroft (1793-1866)Mary Ann Cross (1806-1873)Ann Wood (1845-1938)Windsor, 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
Jacob Bankras (1770-1818)Simon Bankras (-1784)Trijntje Claas (bef1770-)Geertje Schuytemaker (1759-1824)Berkhout, North Holland, Netherlands
Henry John Alexander Clarke (1862-1927)Thomas Clarke (1829-1901)Mary Ann Rolfe (1833-1920)Catherine Isabella McRae (1865-1950)Nimmitabel, New South Wales, Australia
William Cook (1800-1874)Benjamin Cook (c1768-1800)Ann Poulton (c1774-1835)Ann Kearns (c1822-1877)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Catherine Isabella Coombs (1889-1930)William Thomas Coombs (1860-1947)Mary Ann Katherine Roberts (1863-1943)George Musgrave (1891-1968)St Helen Auckland, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
Stephen Dunstan (1799-1840)David Dunstan (1764-1836)Mary Mullender (c1765-1836)Mary Ann Moore (bef1825)Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Edward Field (1797-1846)Edward Field (c1769-1826)Elizabeth Sarah Dixon (c1770-1837)Esther Lees (1812-1875)Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia
Alice Amelia Ford (1871-1957)James Ford (1834-1906)Elizabeth Rowcliffe (1834-)Luke Ford (1874-1948)Peelwood, New South Wales, Australia
George Gill (1800-1875)John Gill (1769-1850)Sarah Fielder (1770-1848)Mary Goodsell (1809-1886)Beckley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Martha Gully (c1817-1882)Thomas Gully (-1852)Martha unknown (c1776-1833)James Sherringham (1815-1862)Rose Inn, Bowenfels, New South Wales, Australia
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