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Today is April 18.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Henry II of Navarre (1503-1555) Jean of Albret (1469-1516) Catherine I of Navarre (1470-1518) Sangüesa Spain
Robert Archer (1848-1929) William Archer (c1812-1891) Ellen Thomson (c1818-1903) Grafton, New South Wales Australia
Francis Baring (1740-1810) John Baring (1697-1748) Elizabeth Vowler (1707-1766) Larkbear United Kingdom
Elizabeth Ann Bloomer (1918-2011) William Stephenson Bloomer Sr. (1874-1934) Hortense Neahr (1884-1948) Chicago United States
Fergus Bowes-Lyon (1889-1915) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938) Glamis United Kingdom
Alfred Llewellyn Bray (1842-1905) Thomas Bray (1792-1855) Ann Bloodworth (1798-1875) Concord, New South Wales Australia
Ludwig Brunswik (1860-1924) Romeo Hugo Brunswik von Korompa (1832-1889) Rosalie Ungard (1838-c1895) Făgăraș Austrian Empire
James G.A. Butler (1890-1949) James A.W.F. Butler (1849-1943) Ellen Stager
Thomas Cafe (1845-1885) John Cafe (1803-1869) Mary Timmins (1810-1854) Richmond, New South Wales Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Anna von Sachsen-Wittenberg (1372-1440) Wenzel I. von Sachsen (c1337-1388) Cecilia di Carrara (c1356-1427) 68
Thomas Belasyse, 1st Viscount Fauconberg (1577-1653) Henry Belasyse (1555-1624) Ursula Fairfax (-1633) 76
Thomas Edwin Blanch (1832-1891) Thomas J Blanch (1809-1892) Hannah Austin (1815-1879) Port Macquarie 59
Thomas William Boardman (1851-1934) William Boardman (1801-1867) Melinda Boothby (1811-1885) Canterbury, New South Wales 83
George Bradman (1875-1961) Charles Andrew Bradman (1832-1907) Elizabeth Biffin (1844-1924) Bowral 86
William Richard Steele Case (1880-1951) Richard Fitzgerald Case (1850-1933) Ellen Dodd Steele (c1856-1932) Liverpool, New South Wales 71
Mary Jane Chittick (1858-1925) Gustavus Chittick (1832-1865) Jane Moffitt (1830-1880) Gerringong, New South Wales 67
Pieter Commandeur (1750-1820) Jan Commandeur (1712-1782) Maartje de Wit (c1721-1785) Wognum 70
Elizabeth Coverly (1815-1879) William Bidgood (c1783-c1816) Maria Coverly (1792-1864) Kurrajong, New South Wales
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Leopold IV. Friedrich von Anhalt-Dessau (1794-1871) Friedrich von Anhalt-Dessau (1769-1814) Amalie von Hessen-Homburg (1774-1846) Frederica Wilhelmina Louise von Preußen (1796-1850) Berlin
Christopher Clements (1869-1943) William Clements (1842-1904) Elizabeth Catherine Brownlow (1846-1914) Emma King (1872-1941) Crookwell, New South Wales
Edward Cox (1805-1868) William Cox (1764-1837) Rebecca Upjohn (1763-1819) Jane Maria Brooks (1806-1888) Campbelltown, New South Wales
James Daniel (1852-1922) James Daniel (1794-1880) Mary Riley (1799-1892) Elizabeth Sullivan (1855-1931) St Albans, New South Wales
George Dawes (c1815-1868) Isabella Riley (1822-1907) Sydney
Joseph Doust (1820-1907) Stephen Doust (1797-1880) Eleanor Sands (1801-1856) Louisa Nash (1825-1897) Narellan, New South Wales
Gerritje Elbertsen (1836-1902) Otto Elbertsen (1801-1875) Hendrikje Jans (1803-1880) Jan de Graaf (1840-1873) Nijkerk
David Gardiner (1832-1919) John Gardiner (1803-) Mary Hastings (1805-1880) Susannah Rose (1828-1898)+Louisa Bradley (-) MacDonald River, New South Wales
Rainier III of Monaco (1923-2005) Pierre de Polignac (1895-1964) Charlotte of Monaco (1898-1977) Grace Kelly (1929-1982)
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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
John Baglin (c1713-1743) Nicolas Bagland (c1690-1751) Bridget Wells (c1690-1734) Hannah (?-?)+Hester Jones (c1713-?)
Valerian Brecht (1844-1897) Bernard Brecht (1795-1863) Katherine Horeweddel (1801-) Mary A. Gossman (-1875)+Mary A. Shue (-) Coshocton, Ohio
Lunbarg Bremer (1793-1838) Christoffer Bremer (1756-1834) Anne Mette Blanck (1768-1845) Margarete Dankers (1796-1869)+Margarete Alpers (1800-1867) Kutenholz
Thomas Doty (1679-c1722) Thomas Doty (c1641-1678) Mary Churchill (1654-aft1725) Elizabeth Harlow (1682-bef1705)+Mercy Ellis (1685-1751) Sandwich, Massachusetts
Harriet Jones (1804-1871) Stephen Jones (1772-1856) Keziah Strawn (1773-1843) Zebediah Ward (1755-1837)+Lewis Franconi (1802)
Nathaniel Kimball (1780-1869) Daniel Kimball (1747-1800) Elizabeth Tenney (1751-1830) Susan Saltmarsh (1773-1812)+Susanna Everett (1785-1858)+Anna Maria Lang (1807-1891) Sharon, Massachusetts
Louis Nicola (1717-1807) Charles Nicola (c1690-1726) Charlotte des Vignolles (1696-1730) Christiana D'Oyly (-1759)+Jane Bishop (c1740-1797) Kinsale, Ireland
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    Robin Patterson

    User:Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) and I have given qualified support to the proposition set out at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_genealogy_project. Other Familypedians should look at it.

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    RSRAMAVARMA

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    February 26, 2014 by RSRAMAVARMA

    I am kind hearted open minded god fearing human being with love care compassion and heart for the people.A staunch Devotee of Sankaranarayana and ardent follower of the Late Maharaja of Travancore His Highness Sri Sri Padmanabhadasa Chithirai Thirunal BalaramaVarma III and Staunch follower of BHARAT RATHNA Late Shri.MGR(M.G.RAMACHANDRAN) and follo…

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    Spike511

    http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenzie/GenNICHOLS.htm

    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969) 

    WILLIAM3 NICHOLS (ISAAC2, THOMAS1) was born 1742, and died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA,…

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    Spike511

    http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenzie/GenNICHOLS.htm

    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969)

    ISAAC2 NICHOLS (THOMAS1) died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA . He married MARGERY COX March…

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