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Today is July 31.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Alberto Santi Antúnez (1931-2010) Bartolome Santi Bacque, Sr Dolores Antunez, Sr Carmelo, Colonia, Uruguay
Mary Ann Barsden (1824-1893) Joseph Henry Barsden (1799-1873) Mary Ann Blackman (1803-1886) Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Michael Bradley (1987) Robert Bradley (1958) Lindsay Maiden (bef1987) Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Sarah Butler (1787-1838) Henry Thomas Butler, 2nd Earl of Carrick (1746-1813) Sarah Taylor (c1756-1841) Ireland
Antoine of Orléans (1824-1890) Louis Philippe of Orléans (1773-1850) Maria Amelia delle Duo Sicilie (1782-1866) Neuilly-sur-Seine
Ada Lillian Christie (1874-1933) James Christie (1825-1895) Harriet Brown (1833-1913) Lost River, New South Wales, Australia
Charles Douglass (1812-1884) William Douglass (c1768-1852) Mary Ann Cross (c1792-1862) Pitt Town, New South Wales, Australia
Alexander Gordon Duff (1884-1978) (Edward) Alexander James Duff (1847-1916) (Amy) Katherine Barnett (1854-1943) 22 Onslow Gardens, London SW7, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Eliza Field (1835-1906) Edward Field (1797-1846) Esther Lees (1812-1875) Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Albert Henry Avery (1877-1944) Charles Avery (1845-1915) Ellen Latter (1847-1889) Mulbring, New South Wales, Australia 67
Charles Baker (c1833-1910) 77
Hannah Baldwin (1701-1777) Jonathan Baldwin (c1667-1726) Susannah Kitchell (c1665-1743) 76
Ida von Sachsen (?-1101) Bernhard II von Sachsen (990-1059) Eilika von Schweinfurt (1000-1059)
Amy Centennial Violet Bodycote (1888-1955) John Bodycote (1859-1908) Mary Ann Green (1856-1908) Petersham, New South Wales, Australia 67
Rose Bond (c1570-1648) George Bond (1534-1592) Winifred Leigh (?-1621) 78
Caroline Susanna Brewer (1853-1937) William Brewer (bef1853) Mary Tew (bef1853) Lismore, New South Wales, Australia 84
Mária Brázay (1897-1970) Budapest, Hungary
Mary Butler (1646-1710) James Butler (1610-1688) Elizabeth Preston, Baroness Dingwall (1615-1684) 64
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
George Albert Blackman (1868-1938) Samuel Blackman (1819-1903) Jane Hoskisson (1827-1907) Clara Jane Taber (1866-1929) Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Ann Bradley (c1813-1876) Richard Weeks (c1810-1868) All Saints, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Henry Cadogan (1642-1715) William Cadogan (1601-1661) Elizabeth Roberts (-1665) Bridget Waller (bef1656-1721)
Penn Assheton Curzon (1757-1797) Assheton Curzon, 1st Viscount Curzon of Penn (1730-1820) Esther Hanmer (c1719-1764) Sophia Charlotte Howe, 2nd Baroness Howe of Langar (1762-1835) Shenley, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Thomas Cutler (1648-1722) James Cutler (1605-1694) Mary Barnard (1610-1654) Abigail Dewey (1652-1711) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Robert Barrington Dawson (1815-1891) Robert Dawson (1782-1865) Anna Maria Taylor (c1782-1835) Jessy Lamotte (c1817-1904) North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Abigail Dewey (1652-1711) Thomas Dewey (1603-1648) Frances Randall (1610-1690) Thomas Cutler (1648-1722) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Charles Arthur Goodman Downes (1855-1929) Henry Downes () Mary Ann Martin () Mary Richardson (1858-1944) Warwick, Queensland, Australia
Charles Altamont Doyle (1832-1893) John Doyle (1797-1868) Marianna Conan (1794-1832) Mary Josephine Foley (1837-1920) St.Mary's Catholic Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g2 Wedding2 place
John Bartlett Allen (1733-1803) John Allen (c1701-1730) Joan Bartlett (c1710) Mary Rees (bef1792) Jeffreston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Joseph Lyle Blundell (1888-1949) George Blundell (1846-1933) Flora McLennan (1845-1917) Louise Maud McKay (-1974) St David's Presbyterian, Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia
Martha Churchill (1873-1965) Nathaniel Churchill (1838-1904) Elizabeth Cooper (1841-1919) George Plumb (1865-1945) North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
William Henry Clemson (1807-1887) George Clemson (c1770-) Jane Gale (c1770-) Elizabeth Sharp (1815-1894) Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia
James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton (c1703-1768) George Douglas, 13th Earl of Morton (1662-1738) Frances Adderly (-) Bridget Heathcote (1723-1805)
George Henry Hubert Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood (1923) Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood (1882-1947) Mary Alexandra Victoria, Princess Royal (1897-1965) Patricia Elizabeth Tuckwell (1926)
Rachel Wriothesley (1637-1723) Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton (1607-1667) Rachel de Massue (1603-1639) William Russell, Lord Russell (1639-1683) Titchfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
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    March 6, 2015 by Kimbo8867

    One of my 8 great, great grandmothers-Phoebe Ann Bronson, was born September 28, 1859 on the  NJ side of Greenwood Lake. Her family lived in Warwick, NY which is not far from Greenwood Lake. I believe that her mother moved in with her sister to have the baby, as census records show Phoebe's aunt, Elizabeth Decker Leachman, residing in Greenwood La…

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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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