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Today is February 25.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
William Mercer Allen (1853-1927)Thomas Humphrey Cushing Allen (1822-1900)Jane Deverdier Woodruff (1832-1878)Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
James Tillman Sanford Allred (1854-1902)James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866)Manti, Sanpete County, Utah
Johannes Andreasen (1834-)Andreas Olesen (-1837)Veggerby Sogn, Rebild Municipality, North Jutland Region, Denmark (Hornum Herred, Ålborg Amt)
Golden L. Ard (1900-1976)Moses Caswell "Bunk" Ard (1857-1934)Elizabeth McKenzie (1855-1931)Washington Parish
Louisa Alexandrine Ballif (1850-1922)Serge Louis Ballif (1821-1901)Elise Marie LeCoultre (1824-1872)Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Alice Ann Bath (1857-1925)Christopher Bath (1828-1900)Caroline Ann English (1839-1925)Walcha, New South Wales, Australia
Ruth Bleak (1870-1938)Samuel Thompson Bleak (1865-1942)Lucy Ellen Calkin (1870-1938)St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States
Pieter Blokker (1787-1862)Dirk Blokker (1744-1809)Meinoutje Bakker (1750-1814)Grootebroek, North Holland, Netherlands
Francis Walter Booby (1897-1979)Charles Booby (1847-1910)Charlotte Fuller (1854-1937)Jackalass, South Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

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Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)Suita, Osaka, Japan
Isaac Appleton (1731-1806)Isaac Appleton (1704-1794)Elizabeth Sawyer (1710-1785)New Ipswich, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire75
Thomas Arndell (1799-1865)Thomas Arndell (1753-1821)Elizabeth Dalton (1766-1843)Cattai, New South Wales, Australia66
Albrecht II. von Brandenburg (c1150-1220)Otto I von Brandenburg (c1127-1184)Ada van Holland (c1163-1205)70
Marvin Jeremy Ashton (1915-1994)Marvin Owen Ashton (1883-1946)Rachel Grace Jeremy (1882-1963)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Catherine Violet Austin (1897-1968)Frank Urquhart Austin (c1854-1916)Catherine Levingston (1856-1942)Prince Henry Hospital, Little Bay, New South Wales, Australia71
Albert Henry Avard (1864-1920)David Avard (1839-1910)Elizabeth Newton (1841-1890)Thornton, New South Wales, Australia56
Ellen Baker (1839-1915)Thomas Baker (1819-1904)Eleanor Cutbush (1819-1882)Kelvin Grove, Uralla, New South Wales, Australia76
Jantje Bakker (1834-1893)Cornelis Bakker (1810-1883)Neeltje Schoenmaker (1812-1853)Bovenkarspel, North Holland, Netherlands
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Henricus Nicolaas Adama van Scheltema (1786-1870)Nicolaas Cornelis Scheltema (1755-1816)Catharina Anna Adama (1763-1823)Madelaine Petronelle Perrenoud (1785-1816)Amsterdam
William Aldridge (1858-1943)Edward Aldridge (1826-1909)Elizabeth Blackman (1837-1929)Georgina Smith (1870-1909)Roma, Queensland, Australia
Samuel Alger (1786-1874)John Alger (1750-1800)Elizabeth Humes (1746-1791)Clarrissa Hancock (1790-1870)Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1621-1683)John Cooper, 1st Bart (1590-1631)Anne Ashley (1595-1628)Margaret Coventry (bef1624-1649)
Mary Jane Austin (1795-1845)John Jones Austin (1775-1833)Sarah Palmer (1786-1861)Josiah Winslow (1792-1880)Nobleboro, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
Jane Ballantyne (1813-1901)David Ballantyne (1748-1829)Annie Bannerman (1789-1871)John Taylor (1808-1887)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
Mary Bird (1862-1925)George David Merrill (1861-1924)Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire
Philadelphia Blanch (1823-1872)Edward Blanch (c1787-1860)Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837)Henry Clayton (1806-1886)Butterwick, New South Wales, Australia
Anica Bogdan (c1770-1852)Manolache Bogdan (c1730-1778)Maria Costachi (c1745-c1823)Enache Rosetti (1762-1794)
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
William Brooke, 10th Baron Cobham (1527-1597)George Brooke, 9th Baron Cobham (c1497-1558)Anne Bray (1501-1558)Francis Newton (1539-1592)Palace of Westminster, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
Richard Henry Dana (1851-1931)Richard Dana (1815-1882)Sarah Watson (1814-1907)Helen Sherwood Ford (1865-1934)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Henry Francis Greville (1760-1816)Fulke Greville (c1711-aft1762)Frances Macartney (c1721-1789)Sophia Whyte (-1839)
Elizabeth Ann "Beth" HendryWilmer Louis HendryVernie Lee JenkinsDevon GoodmanLouisiana
Anna Catherine Keller (1761-1840)Conrad Keller (c1738-)Henry McDaniel (-1819)Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States of America
Robert Mercer (1802-1888)Robert Mercer (1757-1822)Ann Christian (1764-1847)Mercy Sabina Carpenter (1811-1888)St Mary the Virgin's Church, High Halden, Kent, England, United Kingdom
George Hamilton Robinette (1844-1914)Moses Johnson Robinett (1819-1903)Jane Elizabeth Humphrey (1824-1865)Mary Ann Hanafre (1862-1930)Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia
James Sheather (1792-1880)William Sheather (1763-1839)Elizabeth Cooke (1767-1830)Mary Jane Milham (1799-1888)Beckley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Simon Steur (1796-1857)Jacob Steur (1771-1812)Trijntje Veerman (1775-1836)Aafje Deken (1815-1886)Edam, North Holland, Netherlands
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