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Today is June 28.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Isaac Allred (1813-1859) James Allred (1784-1876) Elizabeth Warren (1786-1879) Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
Lebrecht von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1669-1727) Viktor I. Amadeus von Anhalt-Bernburg (1634-1718) Elisabeth von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1642-1677) Bernburg
Thirza Baker (1792-1834) Decon John Baker (1762-1817) Susannah Strong (1762-1826)
Edwin Baldwin (1805-1868) Henry Baldwin (c1771-1843) Elizabeth Carpenter (1775-1839) Mulgrave Place, New South Wales, Australia
Asa Barnes (1756-1812) Frederick Barnes (1727-1778) Mary Howe (1727-1813) Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Edward Montague Bevege (1886-1942) George James Bevege (1851-1922) Sophie Farlow (1857-1944) Walgett, New South Wales, Australia
Sarah Bixby (1728-1803) Thomas Bixby (1696-1776) Alice Cummings (1695-1734) Hopkington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Carloman (751-771) Pepin the Short (714-768) Bertrada of Laon (720-783)
Heřman Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1786-1822) Jan Nepomuk Rudolf Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1749-1824) Maria Sidonia von Clary und Aldringen (1748-1824) Vienna, Austria
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Albrecht von Sachsen-Wittenberg (c1340-1385) Otto von Sachsen-Wittenberg (c1318-1350) Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (-1384) 45
Heather Campbell (1911-2004) Elidor Ronald Campbell (1881-1957) Grace Emily Blundell Maple (1876-1950) Wellington Region, New Zealand 93
Elizabeth Charlton (1807-1860) William Charlton (1768-1839) Mary Gittos (c1771-1847) Grafton, New South Wales, Australia 53
Susannah Chiles (-1754) John Chiles (-1723) Eleanor Webber Virginia
George Cheyne Shattuck Choate (1827-1896) George Choate (1796-1880) Margaret Manning Hodges (1805-1887) Pleasantville, Westchester County, New York, United States 69
Sophie Chotková von Chotkov und Vojnín (1868-1914) Bohuslav Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín (1829-1896) Wilhelmine Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (1838-1886) Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria-Hungary 46
Jane Clarke (1591-1666) John Clarke (1569-1594) Elizabeth Hobson (1564-1602) Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Sophia Johanna Collyer (1854-1937) Thomas William Collyer (1824-1904) Sophia Budd (1826-1913) Wickham, New South Wales, Australia 83
John Commins (1840-1933) Michael Commins (1806-1891) Mary Conroy (1809-1891) Michelago, New South Wales, Australia 93
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
George Edwin Adams (1823-1897) Ann T Cox (1838-1897) Presbyterian, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
John Avery (1845-1915) James Avery (c1814-1875) Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904) Cecelia Mary Crouch (1859-1943) Bulahdelah, New South Wales, Australia
Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841-1917) Henry Baring (1776-1848) Cecilia Anne Windham (1803-1874) Ethel Stanley Errington (c1845-1898)
Ștefan-Lupu Bogdan (1947-2002) Emanoil Bogdan (1922-1881) Dumitra Sănătescu (c1925) Patricia Blanche Planté (c1952) Paris, France
Henry Brown (1820-1881) David Brown (1772-1826) Eleanor Fleming (1780-1865) Eliza Maskey (1820-1881) St Johns, Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia
John F. V. Campbell, 2nd Earl of Cawdor (1817-1898) John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor (1790-1860) Elizabeth Thynne (1795-1866) Sarah Mary Compton-Cavendish (1813-1881) St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Mary Capell (1630-1715) Arthur Capell, 1st Baron Capell (1604-1649) Elizabeth Morrison (1613-1660) Henry Seymour (1626-1648)
Peregrine Andrew Morny Cavendish, 12th Duke of Devonshire (1944) Andrew Robert Buxton Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire (1920-2004) Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford (1920-2014) Amanda Carmen Heywood-Lonsdale (1944)
Rudolf Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1822-1890) Heřman Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1786-1822) Henrietta Brunswik von Korompa (1789-1857) Marie von Khevenhüller-Metsch (1838-1892) Vienna, Austria
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g2 Wedding2 place
George Burgess (1829-1905) John Burgess (c1789-1844) Jane Willis (c1788-1860) Eliza Knight (1844-1878) St.Mathews Moorfields, St George, Bristol, England, United Kingdom
William Hollis (1857-1929) Newman Hollis (c1816-1911) Martha Kirk (c1815-1884) Soveina Kirkman (1871-1920) Ellenborough, New South Wales, Australia
Edward James Paterson (1817-1876) John Paterson (1782-1827) Ann Farley (1780-1839) Henrietta Merrick (1832-1914) Kelso, New South Wales, Australia
Anne of Gloucester (1383-1438) Thomas of Woodstock (1355-1397) Eleanor de Bohun (c1366-1399) Edmond Stafford (1378-1403)
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