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Today is April 20.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Margaret Bridget Allred (1866-1934) James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905) Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866) Circleville, Utah
Charles Beasley (1828-1905) Charles Beasley (1807-1876) Mary Charlton (1809-1853) Windsor, New South Wales Australia
Eli Whitney Blake (1836-1895) Eli Whitney Blake (1795-1886) Eliza Maria O'Brien (1795-1876) New Haven, Connecticut United States
Anna Christina Louisa Blok (1862-1930) Elias Blok (1835-1876) Johanna Francisca van Tinteren (1838-1926) Amsterdam Netherlands
Napoleon III Bonaparte (1808-1873) Louis Bonaparte (1779-1844) Hortense E.C. de Beauharnais (1783-1837) Paris France
Sarah Ann Brown (1804-1869) Alexander Brown (1770-1843)
Alexander Brownlow (1864-1918) John Brownlow (1838-1867) Isabella Fraser (1832-1920) Diamond Creek, New South Wales Australia
Augusta Amelia Carlson (1874-1947) Carl Carlson Sweden
František Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín (1818-1818) Karel Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín (1783-1868) Maria Sophia Berchtoldovna of Uherèic (1794-1878)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Abigail Allyn (c1712-1790) Joseph Allyn (1671-bef1743) Mary Doty (1671-bef1743) Plymouth, Connecticut 78
James Badger (1772-1850) Joshua Badger (1751-1787) Ruth Waite (1752-1837) Waterford
Joseph Bailey (1845-1928) John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890) Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885) Ulmarra, New South Wales 83
Sarah Baldwin (1707-1787) Jonathan Baldwin (c1667-1726) Susannah Kitchell (c1665-1743) Hanover Township, New Jersey 80
John Alexander Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath (1831-1896) Henry Frederick Thynne, 3rd Marquess of Bath (1797-1837) Harriet Baring (1804-1892) Venice 65
John Bolling (1676-1729) Robert Bolling (1646-1709) Jane Rolfe (1650-c1677) Cobbs, Virginia 53
Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (1130-1176) Gilbert de Clare, 1st Earl of Pembroke (c1100-1148) Isabel de Beaumont (c1102-c1172) 46
Alice Clark (1810-1863) William Clark (c1770-1848) Ann Maria Singleton (1793-1862) Cockfighters Creek, New South Wales 53
Olive Vera Jean Cummings (c1898-1978) Bigga, New South Wales 80
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Catherine Backhouse (1849-1929) John Backhouse (1817-1907) Ann Barrett (1818-1852) John Edward Roughley (1848-1938) Braidwood, New South Wales
Edward Charles Baring, 1st Baron Revelstoke (1828-1897) Henry Baring (1776-1848) Cecilia Anne Windham (1803-1874) Louisa Emily Charlotte Bulteel (1839-1892) Knightsbridge
Jan Besseling (1787-1868) Gerardus Besseling (1756-1823) Marijtje Nuin Fokel (?-?) Immerentiana Ootes (1787-1856) Zwaag
John Blanch (1817-1903) Edward Blanch (c1787-1860) Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837) Lucy Neale (1818-1876) Rolvenden
Lilian Elizabeth Blundred (1916-1990) John Thomas Blundred (1896-) Mary Jane Broadaway (1897-1978) Thomas Davis (1909-1994) Bedworth
Cornelia Botman (1849-1909) Meindert Jansz Botman (1815-1856) Rigt Kok (1819-1893) Pieter Visser (1847-1912) Wervershoof
Katarina Branković (c1418-1492) Đurađ Branković (1377-1456) Irene Kantakouzene (c1400-1457) Ulrich II, Count of Cilli (1406-1456)
Louisa Emily Charlotte Bulteel (1839-1892) John Crocker Bulteel (1790-1843) Elizabeth Grey (1798-1880) Edward Charles Baring, 1st Baron Revelstoke (1828-1897) Knightsbridge
Blanche Agnes Cravigan (1868-1951) William Cravigan (1833-1912) Ann Jane Francis (1836-1930) Thomas Charles Klaus (1868-1957) Woodburn, New South Wales
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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
Martha Hoare (1817-1873) John Hoare (1778-1862) Elizabeth Amelia Love (1782-1878) John Robinson (1798-1860)+Adam Lewis (1806-1881) Pambula, New South Wales
Samuel Joseph Marsden (1880-1936) James Henry Marsden (1842-1897) Mary Ann Finlan (1846-1933) Susan Winifred McCosker (1884-1913)+Gladys Ila Brown (1896-1962) Belmore, New South Wales
George M Ribelin (1836-1917) William H Ribelin (c1813-1843) Catherine Anne Kern (1812-1873) Marilda Estes (1839-1886)+Julia A McCord (c1857-?)
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    Robin Patterson

    User:Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) and I have given qualified support to the proposition set out at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_genealogy_project. Other Familypedians should look at it.

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    RSRAMAVARMA

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    I am kind hearted open minded god fearing human being with love care compassion and heart for the people.A staunch Devotee of Sankaranarayana and ardent follower of the Late Maharaja of Travancore His Highness Sri Sri Padmanabhadasa Chithirai Thirunal BalaramaVarma III and Staunch follower of BHARAT RATHNA Late Shri.MGR(M.G.RAMACHANDRAN) and follo…

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    Spike511

    http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenzie/GenNICHOLS.htm

    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969) 

    WILLIAM3 NICHOLS (ISAAC2, THOMAS1) was born 1742, and died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA,…

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    Spike511

    http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenzie/GenNICHOLS.htm

    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969)

    ISAAC2 NICHOLS (THOMAS1) died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA . He married MARGERY COX March…

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