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Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Lilly Armstrong (1830-1918) Charles Armstrong (c1800-1865) Naomi Wright (1808-1896) Lockyersleigh, New South Wales, Australia
Zsuzsanna Borbély (1796-1815) Mihály Borbély (1752-1808) Erzsébet Nadányi (c1760-1800) Tiszaroff, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County, Northern Great Plain Region, Hungary
Mary Elizabeth Brown (1814-1855) Thomas Brown (1786-1836) Mary Elizabeth Flamell (1794-1854) Finsbury, Cambridgeshire, England
Isabella of Portugal (1503-1539) Manuel I of Portugal (1469-1521) Maria of Aragon (1482-1517) Lisbon, Portugal
Luisa Carlotta delle Duo Sicilie (1804-1844) Francesco I delle Duo Sicilie (1777-1830) Maria Isabel de España (1789-1848) Naples
Amos John Chandler (1853-1918) Arthur William Chandler (c1828-1904) Sarah Mitchell (c1832-?) Beckenham, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Abraham Cornwell (1802-1884) Isaac Cornwell (c1774-1811) Margaret Stocker (c1779-1828) Mulgrave Place, New South Wales, Australia
Arnoud Engelenberg (c1759-?) Pieter Engelenberg (c1713-1772) Jannetje Cornelis Koeck (c1732-1809) Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Robert Edward Peter Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury (1916-2003) Robert Arthur James Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th Marquess of Salisbury (1893-1972) Elizabeth Vere Cavendish (1897-1982)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Ellen Arbon (1840-1924) James Arbon (1812-1871) Susan Newman (1814-1872) Snowville, Box Elder County, Utah, United States 84
Golden L. Ard (1900-1976) Moses Caswell "Bunk" Ard (1857-1934) Elizabeth McKenzie (1855-1931) Washington Parish
Henry Phillip Bagnall (1872-1952) Joshua Nimrod Bagnall (1842-1913) Louisa Parker (1845-1928) 27 Luland Street, Botany, Australia, New South Wales 80
Donald Bangasser (1932-1999)
John de Beauchamp (bef1249-1283) Robert de Beauchamp (bef1231-1281) Alice de Mohoun (c1230-c1282) England
O. Carl W. of Sweden (1861-1951) Oscar II of Sweden (1829-1907) Sophia von Nassau (1836-1913) Stockholm 90
Charles George Birrell (1867-1923) John Birrell (1821-1874) Catherine Cummins (1832-1882) 143 Stanmore-road, Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia 56
Joseph William Boon (1854-1909) Edwin Boon (1831-1909) Louisa French (1836-1902) Evandale, Tasmania, Australia 55
Elizabeth Booth (1641-1732) Richard Booth (1607-aft1687) Elizabeth Hawley (1607-1689) Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of America 91
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
John Bennett (1804-1882) Susannah Buttsworth (1814-1894) Wilberforce, New South Wales
Darwin Azro Brink (1846-1927) William Brink (1812- ) Polly Smith (1817- ) Julia Phoebe Howard (1849-1929) Hubbardton, Vermont
Aaron Browne (1749-1840) Aaron Brown (1711-1790) Elizabeth Every (c1704-1767) Mary Farley (1745-1805) Severn Stoke
Susannah Buttsworth (1814-1894) Henry Buttsworth (1789-1853) Sarah Rose (1795-1869) John Bennett (1804-1882) Wilberforce, New South Wales
Henry Frederick Compton Cavendish (1789-1873) George Augustus Henry Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington (1754-1834) Elizabeth Compton (1760-1835) Sarah Fawkener (1789-1817)+Frances Susan Lambton (1794-1840)+Susanna Emma Byerlie (1791-c1910) Westminster
Jeremiah Diplock (c1799-1885) John Diplock (1767-aft1798) Mary Coleman (bef1799-aft1798) Sarah Ann Pepperill (c1809-1860) Maitland, New South Wales
Mabel Emmaline Durant (1883-1973) Lewis Henry Baldwin (1873-1955) Lyndeborough, New Hampshire
Martha Elizabeth Egbert (1858-1951) James D Egbert (c1824-1921) Martha Yates (c1828-1916) Ralph Wellington Patterson (1842-1939) Hammond, Wisconsin
William James Eggins (1862-1946) James Eggins (1839-1925) Ellen Lee (1840-1924) Minnie McWhirter (1865-1938) Taree, 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
Lewis Henry Baldwin (1873-1955) John Bradley Baldwin (1839-1909) Louise Eldredge Perham (1848-1886) Melvillena Lane Holt (1873-1937)+Mabel Emmaline Durant (1883-1973) Lyndeborough, New Hampshire
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