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Today is November 24.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
William Clifford Austin (1881-1926) Frank Urquhart Austin (c1854-1916) Catherine Levingston (1856-1942) Ouebygamba, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Johannes Simonsz Bakker (c1799-1858) Symon Maartensz Bakker (1761-1812) Catharina Jans Hoogerwerf (1763-) Den Helder, Texel, North Holland, Netherlands
Anna Jacoba Brussé (1812-1888) Jacobus Brussé (1794-1860) Anna Lasschuit (c1787-1816) Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
James Butler, 5th Earl of Ormonde (1420-1461) James Butler, 4th Earl of Ormonde (1392-1452) Joan de Beauchamp (1396-1430)
Charles of Orléans (1394-1465) Louis of Orléans (1372-1407) Valentina Visconti (1371-1408) Paris
Maria Luisa de España (1745-1792) Carlos III of Spain (1716-1788) Maria Amalia von Sachsen (1724-1760)
Marie Henrieta Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1863-1946) Rudolf Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1822-1890) Marie von Khevenhüller-Metsch (1838-1892) Dolná Krupá, Austrian Empire
Mary Jane Doty (1844-?) Jesse J. Doty (1818-1889) Mary Ridenour (1821-?)
Bertha Eggins (1862-1949) William Eggins (1813-1885) Jane Meppin (1817-1882) South Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Elizabeth Aldridge (1703-1767) John Aldridge Dorothy Smith Onslow County, North Carolina, United States 64
William Apps (1822-1870) John Apps (1798-1856) Ann Humphreys (1799-1865) Menangle, New South Wales, Australia 48
Ellen Apuke (1507-1565) Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom 58
Owen Arthur Justin Bellamy (c1905-1996) James Zadock Bellamy (1862-1947) Catherine Conroy (1869-1954) Homebush, New South Wales, Australia 91
John Blundell Maple (1845-1903) John Maple (1815-1900) Emily Blundell (1819-1904) Childwickbury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom 58
Marie Bremer (1730-bef1759) Stoffer Bremer (1665-1737) Anna Muller (1692-1750)
Ethelinda Rosalie Bridge (1876-1966) John Thomas Bridge (1845-1887) Sarah Sadler (1845-1917) Burwood, New South Wales, Australia 90
Joseph Bridge (1814-1891) Joseph Bridge (1776-1829) Elizabeth Buffey (c1788-1872) Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia 77
Emily Eggins (1848-1918) William Eggins (1813-1885) Jane Meppin (1817-1882) Grafton, New South Wales, Australia 70
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826) Pieter Aarts (c1750-) Hendrina van den Eijnden (c1750-) Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848) Mierlo
William Andrews (c1844-1928) Ellen Hillier (1852-1923) Angle Vale, South Australia
Andrew Avison (1834-1882) James Avison (1801-1847) Mary Blackburn (c1799) Ann Clapham (1835-1913) Wakefield
Mary Ann Brooker (1821-1862) William Brooker (1796-1885) Sophia Mary Mitton (1801-1892) James Warby (1817-1849)+Thomas Byrnes (c1798-1870) Campbelltown, New South Wales
Maria Petronella Brunswik von Korompa (c1718-c1775) Michael Brunswik von Korompa (1671-1719) Margarete Theresia Vitalis von Vitalisfalva (c1685-1747) Andreas Ocskay von Ocska (c1705-c1770)
Johannes Brussé (1792-1840) Jacobus Brussé (c1768-1813) Adriana Honing (1757-1844) Johanna Hendrika van der Heijden (1791-1841) Haarlem
Charles Richardson Camden (1800-1856) Richard Camden Sarah Aldridge (c1766-1840) Mary Wilson (c1801-1856) London
Louis XIII of France (1601-1643) Henri IV de Bourbon (1553-1610) Marie de' Medici (1575-1642) Anna Maria Mauricia of Spain (1601-1666)
John II of Nevers (bef1415-1491) Philip II of Nevers (1389-1415) Bonne d'Artois (c1396-1425) Jacqueline d'Ailly + Pauline de Brosse (c1450-1479) + Françoise d'Albret (c1454-1521) Amiens
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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
Maria Gosper (1844-1910) Thomas Gosper (1798-1864) Mary Humphries (c1801-1892) +Frederick Thomas Lansdown (1849-1910) Windsor, New South Wales
George Knight (1806-1881) Joseph Knight (1780-) Ann Meachin (1777-) Mary Ann Bassett (1805-1841)+Rebecca Dearling (1819-1863)+Anna Adams (1808-1893) Peckham
Ralph Turnbull (1791-1838) John Turnbull (1751-1834) Ann Waugh (1778-1819) Grace Cavanough (1795-1828)+Mary Anne Riley (?-?) Portland Head, New South Wales
Karl Friedrich von Baden (1728-1811) Friedrich von Baden-Durlach (1703-1732) Amalia van Nassau-Dietz (1710-1777) Karoline Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1723-1783) + Luise Karoline Geyer von Geyersberg (1768-1820)
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