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Today is September 22.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889) Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Mary Ann Albury (1821-1906) John Albury (1794-1868) Ann Ralph (1794-1860) East Farleigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Carolina Banté (1842-1842) Willem Banté (1799-1868) Gerritje Beltman (1800-1846) Olst, Overijssel, Netherlands
Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan (1735-1799) John Bingham (1696-1749) Anne Vesey (1707-1762) Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
John Thomas Blackman (1843-1940) Samuel Blackman (1819-1903) Jane Hoskisson (1827-1907) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1884-1949) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938) St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Calvin Galusha Coolidge (1815-1878) Calvin Coolidge (1780-1853) Sarah Thompson (1789-1856) Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont, United States
Catherine Margaret Cunningham (1945-1973) Brooklyn, New York
Lovisa-Sophie Danneskjold-Samsøe (1797-1867) Christian Sophus von Danneskiold-Samsoe (1774-1823) Henriette Kaas (1776-1843) Gisselfeld
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
John Alden (c1599-1687) Duxbury, Massachusetts, United States 88
John Alderton (1806-1893) "Gospers Farm", Fairy Rd, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia 87
Janet Algie (c1851-1940) William Algie (1813-1868) Janet Carslaw (c1818-1867) Taree, New South Wales, Australia 89
Ann Elizabeth Apps (1858-1895) Moses Baker Apps (1833-1875) Harriet Eggins (1838-1875) Alumny Creek, New South Wales, Australia 37
Robert de Beauchamp (bef1231-1281) Robert de Beauchamp (-bef1252) Juliane Marshal (c1192-bef1248) England, United Kingdom
Abraham Bechinie von Lažan (c1565-1634) Václav Bechinie von Lažan (c1540-1579) Anna Hubriková von Humburg und Hennersdorf (c1545-c1605)
Wichman Billung (?-967) Wichmann Billung (916-944)
John Thomas Buttsworth (1858-1917) John Buttsworth (1824-1896) Priscilla Anne Jones (1827-1897) Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia 59
Teodosius I of Braganza (1510-1563) Jaime of Braganza (1479-1532) Eleonor of Mendoza (?-1512) 53
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Eliza Bellamy (c1873-1930) Joseph Bellamy (1840-1877) Emma Diplock (1841-1922) Claude Shields (1875-1899) Sydney
George Chapman (1849-1937) William George Chapman (1814-1883) Elizabeth Dark (c1821-1905) Mary Ann Jurd (c1850-1936) Windsor, New South Wales
Emma Ethel Eggins (1880-1972) Charles Eggins (1843-1924) Johanna Gill (1844-1915) David Mudford (1863-1946) Balmain South, New South Wales
Doris Bell Everingham (1907-1988) Sydney Ernest Everingham (1865-1944) Elizabeth Marion Bulley (1871-1936) William Hunziker (1897-1956) Stewarts River, New South Wales
George Edward Faint (1818-1891) Robert Faint (c1791-1849) Sarah Ann Todd (1794-c1873) Elizabeth Munsie (1828-1890) Maitland, New South Wales
William Freeman (1812-1881) Samuel Freeman (c1786-1855) Elizabeth Smith (1790-1854) Mary Anne Williams (1817-1891) Richmond, New South Wales
Alfred John Goodsell (1832-1922) Frederick John Goodsell (c1814-1888) Sarah Ann Sivyer (c1804-1868) Sophia Hoad (1836-1913) Newtown, New South Wales
Sophia Hoad (1836-1913) James Hoad (1817-1905) Sarah Ann Fry (1816-1869) Alfred John Goodsell (1832-1922) Newtown, New South Wales
Pieternella Hogendoorn (1891-) Simon Hogendoorn (1851-1932) Catharina Groeneveld (1863-1922) Johan Eduard Frederik Schiffer (c1889-) Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude
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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
Nathaniel Boon (1824-1911) Nathaniel Boon (c1792-1839) Sarah Mary Wade (1793-1887) Harriet Sarah Woodbridge (1836-1865)+Mary Ann Kingsbury (1831-1918) Gundagai
William Farlow (1809-1864) Robert Farlow (c1778-1853) Ann Dyer (1778-1853) Ann Sibrey (1811-1859)+Mary Ann Howell (1806-1842)+Ellen Maria Markwell (1824-1900) Richmond, New South Wales
Mary Ann Kingsbury (1831-1918) James Kingsbury (c1791-1876) Jane Davis (1810-1848) John Thomas Plows (1827-1865)+Nathaniel Boon (1824-1911) Gundagai
David Mudford (1863-1946) John Mudford (1823-1866) Harriet Patten (c1826-1891) Louisa Kemp (1864-1898)+Emma Ethel Eggins (1880-1972) Balmain South, New South Wales
Frances (1802-1889) Horatio Roberts (c1800-1826)+Thomas Wade (1799-1839)+Samuel Landers (1807-1882) Sydney
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