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Today is September 30.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Hilton Harley McLennan Blackman (1901-1979) Alfred Blackman (1862-1953) Martha Baker (1872-1954) Coraki, New South Wales, Australia
James Brown (1801-1863) James Brown (1762-1823) Mary Williams (1760-1826) Lick Creek, Rowan County, North Carolina, United States
Elizabeth Margaret Cator (1899-1959) John Cator (1862-1944) Maude Adeane (1866-1943) Blofield, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
George Chapman (1849-1937) William George Chapman (1814-1883) Elizabeth Dark (c1821-1905) Macdonald River, New South Wales, Australia
Frances Devereux (1599-1674) Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1566-1601) Frances Walsingham (1567-1633) Walsingham House, Seething Lane, London, England, United Kingdom
Robert Michael James Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury (1946) Robert Edward Peter Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury (1916-2003) Marjorie Olein Wyndham-Quin (1922)
Charlotte of Monaco (1898-1977) Louis II of Monaco (1870-1949) Marie Juliette Louvet (1867-1930) Constantine
Rainer Joseph von Österreich (1783-1853) Leopold II von Habsburg-Lothringen (1747-1792) Maria Luisa de España (1745-1792) Pisa, Italy
Lydia Anne Hinish (1853-1938) John David Hinish (1818-1901) Elizabeth Warsing (1821-1897) East Providence Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Joseph Wilson Anlezark (1845-1932) James Anlezark (1806-1874) Matilda Hawthorn (1821-1880) 7 Newman-street, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia 87
Samuel Bigelow (1653-1730) John Bigelow (1617-1703) Mary Warren (1624-1691) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 77
David Books (1832-1915) Alexander Books (c1786-1864) Margaret Grono (c1804-1878) Wisemans Ferry Road, New South Wales, Australia 83
James Brown (1801-1863) James Brown (1762-1823) Mary Williams (1760-1826) Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
Eric Manning Bulley (1892-1947) George Bulley (1869-1919) Louisa Amelia Everingham (1868-1944) Hannam Vale, New South Wales, Australia 55
Orris Edward Burns Jr. (1922-2007) Orris Edward Burns Sr. (1890-1958) Orra Lillian Meader (1896-1979) Camden, Maine, United States 85
Charles George Henry Cadogan (1850-1901) Henry Charles Cadogan, 4th Earl Cadogan (1812-1873) Mary Sarah Wellesley (1808-1873) 51
Beatriz of Portugal (1430-1506) John, Duke of Aveiro (1400-1442) Isabella of Braganza (1402-1465) 76
Louis IV (c920-954) Charles the Simple (879-929) Eadgifu of Wessex (902-aft955) Reims, France 34
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Terezie Františka Borsita von Martinitz (1643-1706) Bernard Borsita von Martinitz (1603-1685) Veronika Polyxena von Sternberg (1625-1659) Johann Franz von Würben und Freudenthal (1634-1705)
Maximilian Borsita von Martinitz (1612-1677) Jaroslav Borsita von Martinitz (1582-1649) Maria Eusebia von Sternberg (1584-1634) Anna Kateřina Bukůvková z Bukůvky (c1625-1688)
John Caldwell (1797-) John Caldwell (1771-1802) Janet Renfrew (1780-1881) Janet Gray (1798-1883) Paisley
Joseph Calef (1718-1793) John Calef (1675-1748) Debera King (c1679) Elizabeth Jewell (c1718)
Mary Cook (1772-1865) John Williams (1772-1835) Lindridge
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) William Emerson (1770-1811) Ruth Haskins (1768-1853) Ellen Louisa Tucker (1811-1831)+Lidian Jackson (1802-1892) Concord, Massachusetts
William Forrester (1801-1853) David Forrester (1764-1811) Janet Young (1785-1853) Charlotte Ann Lister (1815-1862) London
Mary Heskett (1810-1840) George Heskett (1781-) Tabitha (1783-) Martin Carrel Allred (1806-1840)
James Hilder (1814-1863) Henry Hilder (1778-1862) Keturah Haines (1778-1858) Matilda Britt (1812-1900) Battle, East Sussex
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding2 locality
Leon Bogdan (1849-1917) Manolache Bogdan (c1793-1854) Ana Ghika-Trifești (1826-1866) Natalia Mavrogheni (1848-1904) + Lucia Kogălniceanu (1852-1933) Dobreni, Neamț
Daniel Morgan Nelson (1854-1932) Edward Banks Nelson (1830-1902) Agnes Ann Morgan (1831-1915) Sarah Warby (1854-1887)+Matilda Warby (1868-1932) Beaver, Utah
Johann Franz von Würben und Freudenthal (1634-1705) Wenzel von Würben und Freudenthal (1580-1649) Elisabeth Polyxena Dembinsky von Dembině (c1595-1669) Marie Eliška Borsita von Martinitz (c1642-1671) + Terezie Františka Borsita von Martinitz (1643-1706) Prague
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