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Today is September 19.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)Wilton, New Hampshire, United States
William West Anderson (1928-2017)Otto West Anderson (1903-1984)Audrey Volenne Speer (1906-1969)Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington, United States
William Henry Bennett (1873-1940)William Henry Bennett (1850-1915)Emily Roberts (1837-1933)Fraddam, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Emily Blanch (1858-1938)James Blanch (1811-1895)Mary Ann Balcombe (1815-1904)Balickerra, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia
Aubery Bradshaw Boon (1895-1930)Joseph William Boon (1854-1909)Elizabeth Holyland Cramp (1851-1941)Westbury, Tasmania, Australia
Umberto Bossi (1941)Cassano Magnago, Lombardy, Italy
Alfred Peter Calef (1921-2005)Alfred Warren Calef (1900-1948)Emma Ann Kopp (1903-1994)Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Henry III of Angoulême (1551-1589)Henri II of Angoulême (1519-1559)Caterina de' Medici (1519-1589)Château de Fontainebleau, France
Emanuel Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín (1823-1843)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

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Thomas Jefferson Adair (1814-1895)Thomas Adair (1774-1858)Rebecca Brown (1776-1846)Show Low, Apache County, Arizona76
John Avery (1845-1915)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)Stroud, New South Wales, Australia70
Mary Barker (1649-1723)James Barker (1617-1702)Barbara Dungan (1630-1677)Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island74
John Bent (1636-1717)John Bent (1596-1672)Martha Blanchard (1598-1676)Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States81
William Botting (1824-1872)Thomas Botting (1795)Susanna (1797)Adelaide, South Australia, Australia48
William Bowden (1853-1895)Frank Bowden (1828-1869)Sarah Wattus (1830-1883)Walcha, New South Wales, Australia42
John Patrick Bowes-Lyon (1910-1941)Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1884-1949)Dorothy Beatrix Godolphin Osborne (1888-1946)31
Elizabeth Broad (1828-1907)James Broad (bef1828)Epsie (bef1828)Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia79
George Bush (1796-1859)John Bush (1761-1819)Abigail MarvinRochester, New York, United States63
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Mary Axtell (1639-1704)Thomas Axtell (1619-1645)Mary Rice (1619-1680)John Goodenow (1635-1721)Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
John Barrett (1635-1711)Humphrey Barrett (1592-1662)Mary Hawes (1590-1663)Mary Pond (1639-1711)Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Lyman Beecher (1775-1863)David Beecher (1738-1805)Esther Hawley Lyman (1742-1775)Roxanna Foote (1775-1818)Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Emily Blanch (1858-1938)James Blanch (1811-1895)Mary Ann Balcombe (1815-1904)William Ernest Philp (1855-1917)Hexham, New South Wales, Australia
Hannah Bonham (1659-1689)Nicholas Bonham (1630-1684)Hannah Fuller (c1636-1683)Daniel Lippington (1630-1694)Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Gerrit Brinkman (c1880-1917)Harmen Brinkman (1836-1883)Derkje Kluitenberg (1844-1905)Maria Berendina Bosman (c1884-)Epe, Gelderland, Netherlands
Wilhelmina Brown (1902-1945)William Blair Brown (1872-1944)Margaret Logan (1875-1963)Sydney Buchanan (1900-)Mountpottinger Methodist Church, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
John Butler (1808-1854)James Butler (1777-1838)Grace Louisa StaplesFrances Jane Paget
Jean V de Bretagne (1389-1442)Jean IV de Bretagne (1339-1399)Joanna of Navarre (1370-1437)Jeanne de Valois (1391-1433)Paris
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Neils Anderson (1835-1913)Andrew Paul Jensen (1802-1888)Elna Andersson (1800-1868)Ane Kirstine Nielsen (1843-1926)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Samuel Bate (1776-1849)Samuel Bate (1743-1814)Matilda King (c1787-1869)St. David's, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Anna Eliza Berry (1865-1928)John Francis Berry (1832-1915)Elizabeth Cherrington (1846-1887)Thomas Clark Day (1859-1946)Manti, Utah, United States
John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter (1674-1721)John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter (c1648-1700)Anne Cavendish (c1644-1703)Elizabeth Brownlow (1681-1723)
Beulah Evinger (1895-1975)George Frederick Evinger (1843-1920)Sarah Orpha Marchel (1855-1900)John F Holcomb (c1895-)Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Lydia Howlett (1840-1878)Thomas Howlett (c1793-1867)Lydia Williams (1810-1846)Nicholas Diehm (1843-1906)Howard residence, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Anne Messel (1902-1992)Leonard Charles Rudolph Messel (1872-1953)Maud Frances Sambourne (1875-1960)Laurence Michael Harvey Parsons, 6th Earl of Rosse (1906-1979)
Mehitabel Sherman (1774-1851)Roger Sherman (1721-1793)Rebecca Prescott (1742-1813)Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831)New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
Henri I d'Avagour (c1110-1183)Étienne I de Penthièvre (c1060-1135)Havoise de Guingamp (1075-)Mahaut de Vendôme (1132-1214)Mayenne
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    http://familypedia.wikia.com/wiki/Alice_Lisle_(1624-1696) Was not actually the daughter of John Lisle (1610-1664) and Alicia Beaconshaw (1605-1685) or at least there is no proof in this. I have been doing some reserch lately and it has been shown that was a comon misconseption. Lisle was given as a title, not a last name. 


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