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Today is October 26.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
George Tatum Atkinson (1810-1894) John Atkinson (1756-1837) Elizabeth Borton (1768-1838) Mullica Hill, New Jersey, United States
Heman Atwood (1738-1804) Thomas Atwood (1696-1784) Phoebe Mayo (1691-1783) Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
John Ebenezer Brown (1914-1998) Ebenezer Brown (1879-1960) Rachel Mitchell Mavor (1874-1934) Lower Largo, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Lydia Susanna Brown (1845-1897) Robert Brown (1807-aft1880) Sarah England (1814-1895) Centre, Pennsylvania "Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States"
William Samuel Brownlow (1857-1877) John Brownlow (1838-1867) Isabella Fraser (1832-1920) Binda, New South Wales, Australia
Dimitrie Cantemir (1673-1723) Constantin Cantemir (1612-1693) Ana Bantaș (c1645-1677) Silișteni
Miguel of Portugal (1802-1866) John VI of Portugal (1767-1826) Carlota Joaquina de España (1775-1830) Lisbon, Portugal
Alice Clark (1810-1863) William Clark (c1770-1848) Ann Maria Singleton (1793-1862) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
John Cross (1823-1859) David Cross (1799-1869) Charlotte Elizabeth Johnson (1804-1886) St Albans, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Mercy Albury (1834-1884) John Albury (1794-1868) Ann Ralph (1794-1860) Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia 50
Mary Ann Alcorn (1830-1905) Richard Alcorn (c1799-1879) Charlotte Golledge (1808-1851) Randwick, New South Wales, Australia 75
Elizabeth Avery (1850-1937) James Avery (c1814-1875) Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904) Dungog, New South Wales, Australia 87
Abigail Barrell (1830-1867) Nelson Barrell (1800-c1850) Mehitable Jones (1801-1869) Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA 37
Lajos Ernő Batthyány de Németújvár (1696-1765) Adam Batthyány (1662-1703) Eleonore von Strattmann (1672-1741)
Sarah Bayley (1644-1714) John Bayley (1613-1691) Eleanor Emery (1624-1700) Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts 70
Alice de Beauchamp (c1345-1383) Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick (1313-1369) Catherine Mortimer (c1314-1369) 38
Dieuwertje Brussé (c1790-1833) Jacobus Brussé (c1768-1813) Adriana Honing (1757-1844) Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands 43
Selina Butt (1832-1862) Jacob Butt (1807-1878) Ann Smart (1801-1872) Ryde, New South Wales, Australia 30
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Dorothea von Anhalt-Zerbst (1607-1634) Rudolf von Anhalt-Zerbst (1576-1621) Dorothea Hedwig von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1587-1609) August II. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1579-1666) Zerbst
Johanna Blok (1860-) Elias Blok (1835-1876) Johanna Francisca van Tinteren (1838-1926) Johannes Valkenaars (c1856-) Amsterdam
Hermanus Japikse Borgman (1723-c1767) Jacobus Dircks Borgman (c1695-1767) Mary Werners (c1700-) Helena Jansdr de Meede (c1720-1749)+Alida Cornelisdr de Jong (c1728-1768) Lisse
Mary Butler (1646-1710) James Butler (1610-1688) Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall (1615-1684) William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707)
John Caldwell (1822-1896) John Caldwell (1797-) Janet Gray (1798-1883) Mary McNab (1822-1885) Paisley
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire (1640-1707) William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire (1617-1684) Elizabeth Cecil (1619-1689) Mary Butler (1646-1710)
Rudolf Karel Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1832-1894) Jindřich Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1802-1864) Caroline Louise von und zu Eltz (1810-1862) Maria Theresia von Auersperg (1837-1888) + Claudine Maria Beata von Gudenus (1871-1949) Prague
Luise Chotková von Chotkov und Vojnín (1777-1864) Jan Nepomuk Rudolf Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1749-1824) Maria Sidonia von Clary und Aldringen (1748-1824) Carl Joseph von Clary und Aldringen (1777-1831) Nové Dvory (Kutná Hora District)
Joyce Cornish (1580-1621) Johannis Cornish (1545-) James Olmstead (1580-1640) Great Leighs, Essex
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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
Daniel C. Doty (1799-1873) Daniel Doty (c1761-1848) Elizabeth Crane (1771-aft1847) Mary Birge (1802-1834) +Catherine Crane (1812-aft1879)
Hendrikjen Regelink (1825-1915) Albert Regeling (1785-1872) Idigje Berends Zephat (1788-1864) Herm Lok (c1819-1854)+Peter van Eerde (1805-1883) Ambt Vollenhove
Edward Roffe (1799-1887) James Roffe (bef1799) Elizabeth unknown (bef1799) Sarah Gibb (1799-1880)+Phoebe Emerson (-1891) Goulburn, New South Wales
August II. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1579-1666) Heinrich von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (1533-1598) Ursula von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1552-1620) Clara Maria von Pommern (1574-1623)+Dorothea von Anhalt-Zerbst (1607-1634)+Elisabeth Sophie von Mecklenburg-Güstrow (1613-1676) Zerbst
Peter van Eerde (1805-1883) Jan van Eerde (1782-1813) Aaltje Dikken (1776-1836) Hendrika Kelder (1810-1846)+Hendrikjen Regelink (1825-1915) Ambt Vollenhove
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    I have been researching my paternal side of the family for about 15 years now.  Initially I had my last name only to research, Braham, while researching more and more I found that the original surname was Abraham(s), depending on the person, time and place.  But the curious thing was/is that the family went by Braham Abrahams.  There was a brother…

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    Thanks for the updates and addition of the tree, will look at that functionality next time I am editing. have lots more data in ancestory but the transfer is manual so takes time. Shame there is no automtic GED transfer to get the process started.

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