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Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Solomon Adams (1699-1778)Henry Adams (1663-1749)Ruth Ellis (1670-1735)Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Daniel Clifford Ashworth (1909-1997)Daniel Gunner Ashworth (1876-1949)Sybil H. Decker (1881-1946)Westbrookville, Sullivan County, New York, United States
Johann Georg Bach (1836-1903)Johann Konrad Bach (1794-1857)Anna Maria Schmidt (1796-1877)Ebersbach, Amberg-Sulzbach District, Bavaria, Germany
Burian Bechinie von Lažan (1442-1493)Jan "Bechyòka" Zejdlic von Lažan (c1420-1465)Bechyně, Tábor District, South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
Pieternelletje Bergman (1810-1860)Dirk van der TolenCornelia Bergman (c1781-1855)Delft, South Holland, Netherlands
Alice Bramble (1868-1935)William Bramble (1840-1892)Ann Preistley (1837-1897)Tamboy, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Bright (1639-1712)Henry Bright (1602-1686)Anne Goldstone (1615-1649)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
A. Maria Brinkmann (1724-1777)Stephan IdendijkeA. Catharina Klingenberg (1688-)Ibbenbüren, Germany
Adriana Brussé (1832-1839)Jacobus Brussé (1794-1860)Carolina van Schuik (c1792-1854)Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Elsie Mabel U Adams (1897-1987)Joseph James Adams (1848-1937)Lavinia Rachel Warner (1858-1929)90
Joshua Adams (1780-1863)Richard Saxton Adams (1734-1810)Lucy Matson (1760-1800)Perth, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada83
Clarice Millie Underwood Alley (1892-1969)Julian Underwood Alley (1842-1925)Agnes Matilda Wilson (1856-1933)Burwood, New South Wales, Australia77
Stijntje Appelman (1806-1856)Pieter Appelman (1768-1848)Jantje de Boer (1769-1836)Lutjebroek, North Holland, Netherlands
Amelia Baglin (1760-1815)Nehemiah Baglin (1730-1818)Betty Adlam (c1732-1773)Uley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom55
Mary Barker (1604-1677)John Barker (1563-1617)Margaret Walter (1564-)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Thomas Barnes (1662-1734)Thomas Barnes (1636-1679)Abigail Goodenow (1642-1678)Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts72
Walter Vivian Harcourt Biddell (1859-1933)Walter Biddell (bef1859-)Eliza Jane Sheppy (bef1859-)Petersham, New South Wales, Australia74
Edward Charles Bray (1857-1942)James William Bray (1822-1881)Anne Sussannah Blackman (1828-1859)Carramar, New South Wales, Australia85
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Thomas Allen (1755-1842)Thomas Allen (1728-1798)Elizabeth Christophers (1714-1787)Amelia Taber (1758-1838)St. James Church, New London, New London County, Connecticut
Peter II of Sicily (1305-1342)Frederick III of Sicily (1272-1337)Eleanor of Anjou (1289-1341)Elisabeth von Kärnten (1298-aft1347)Catania
Francis Arnold (1709-1748)David Arnold (1694-1747)Sarah Tyler (1697-1736)Experience Dickinson (1722-1795)Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Adelheid Marie von Anhalt-Dessau (1833-1916)Friedrich August von Anhalt-Dessau (1799-1864)Marie von Hessen-Kassel-Rumpenheim (1814-1895)Adolf I. von Luxemburg (1817-1905)Dessau
Aafje Bakker (1855-1890)Klaas Bakker (1823-aft1855)Geertje Visser (1824-aft1855)Olvert Bakker (1853-1896)Wervershoof
Olvert Bakker (1853-1896)Klaas Bakker (1809-aft1862)Marijtje Bakker (1822-)Aafje Bakker (1855-1890)Wervershoof, North Holland, Netherlands
Toon Baltus (1820-?)Klaas Baltus (?-?)Grada van den Heuvel (?-?)Catharina Zweers (?-?)Elst, Gelderland, Netherlands
Sidney William Bassingthwaighte (1859-1913)Edward Bassingthwaighte (1822-1898)Eliza Scott (c1828-1917)Maria Martha Bassingthwaighte (1862)Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
Elizabeth Belasyse (1770-1819)Henry Belasyse, 2nd Earl Fauconberg (1743-1802)Charlotte Lamb (1743-1790)Bernard Edward Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk (1765-1842)
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Henry Bailey (1841-1903)John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890)Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885)Sarah Fernance (1842-1929)Macdonald River, New South Wales, Australia
John Robertson Cameron (1856-1921)William Wardrop Cameron (c1828-1906)Agnes Logan Thomson (c1829-1891)Clara Selina Kline (1860-1948)Coraki, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Herbert (1649-1693)James Herbert (c1623-1677)Jane Spiller (c1629-aft1665)Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough (1641-1689)
Eliza R Hoare (1833-1893)John Hoare (1778-1862)Elizabeth Amelia Love (1782-1878)Robert Redshaw (?-?)
Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough (1641-1689)Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden (c1611-1682)Hester Wotton (1615-aft1646)Mary Herbert (1649-1693)
Adolf I. von Luxemburg (1817-1905)Wilhelm I. von Nassau (1792-1839)Luise von Sachsen-Hildburghausen (1794-1825)Adelheid Marie von Anhalt-Dessau (1833-1916)Dessau
Wilhelm I. von Nassau (1792-1839)Friedrich Wilhelm von Nassau-Weilburg (1768-1816)L. Isabella A.A. von Kirchberg (1772-1827)Pauline von Württemberg (1810-1856)Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Heinrich Wilhelm zu Solms-Sonnenwalde (1583-1631)Johann Georg I. zu Solms-Laubach (1546-1600)Margarethe von Schönburg-Glauchau (1554-1606)Marie Magdalene zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1600-1636)
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