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Today is November 24.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Timothy Alden (1736-1828)Eleazer Alden (1694-1773)Martha Shaw (1700-1769)Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United Kingdom
James Apthorp (1731-1799)Charles Apthorp (1698-1758)Grizell Eastwicke (1709-1796)Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Charlotte Wilhelmine von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1704-1766)Lebrecht von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1669-1727)Eberhardine Jacobe von Weede (1682-1724)Schaumburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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
Edward Charles Beckham (1901-)William John Beckham (1870-c1924)Harriet Fletcher (1873-)Walworth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Daniel Howard Bindley (1809-1890)Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Charles Spencer Canning Boyle, 10th Earl of Cork (1861-1925)Richard Edmund St. Lawrence Boyle, 9th Earl of Cork (1829-1904)Emily Charlotte de Burgh (1828-1912)1 Grafton Street, London, England, United Kingdom
Augusta Braddock (1833-1925)Thomas Braddock (1780-1835)Ann Read (1794-1872)Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Elizabeth Aldridge (1703-1767)John AldridgeDorothy SmithOnslow County, North Carolina, United States64
Greene Warren Allred (1824-1897)William Allred (1790-1841)Sarah Ann Warren (1794-1858)Wellington, Carbon County, Utah, United States73
Abigail Andrews (1647-1723)Henry Andrews (1608-1652)Mary Poole (1610-1643)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
William Sumner Appleton (1874-1947)William Sumner Appleton (1840-1903)Edith Ida Stuart Appleton (1849-1892)
William Apps (1822-1870)John Apps (1798-1856)Ann Humphreys (1799-1865)Menangle, New South Wales, Australia48
Ellen Apuke (1507-1565)Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom58
Adelheid Marie von Anhalt-Dessau (1833-1916)Friedrich August von Anhalt-Dessau (1799-1864)Marie von Hessen-Kassel-Rumpenheim (1814-1895)Königstein im Taunus83
Owen Arthur Justin Bellamy (c1905-1996)James Zadock Bellamy (1862-1947)Catherine Conroy (1869-1954)Homebush, New South Wales, Australia91
Marijtje Bergen (1869-1920)Jan Bergen (bef1869-)Hillegonda Ursem (bef1869-)Hoorn, North Holland, The Netherlands51
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Pieter Aarts (c1750-)Hendrina van den Eijnden (c1750-)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)Mierlo, Netherlands
Sarah Alden (1665-1713)Joseph Alden (1627-1696)Mary Simmons (1638-1697)Joseph Crossman (1665-)Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts
William Andrews (c1844-1928)Ellen Hillier (1852-1923)Bible Christian Church, Angle Vale, South Australia, Australia
Stephen Arnold (1622-1699)William Arnold (1587-1676)Christian Peake (1583-1659)Sarah Smith (1629-1713)Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Andrew Avison (1834-1882)James Avison (1801-1847)Mary Blackburn (c1799)Ann Clapham (1835-1913)Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Mary Barrett (1695-1768)John Barrett (1663-1715)Deborah Howe (1666-1708)James Gleason (1684-1750)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Nelson Ross Beatie (1886-1958)Walter Josiah Beatie (1849-1928)Phoebe Louisa Young (1854-1931)Susannah Blanche Smith (1890-1984)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Eleazer Bigelow (1705-1762)Joshua Bigelow (1655-1745)Elizabeth Flagg (1655-1729)Mary Fiske (1702-1777)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Samuel Bradford (1760-1824)Josiah Bradford (1724-1776)Hannah Rider (1723-1790)Lucy Churchill (1767-1837)Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Gerrit Appelman (1763-1839)Klaas Appelman (1736-1792)Geertje Jans (c1738-1775)Marijtje Karsten (c1761-bef1830)Venhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands
Israel Justus Clark (1821-1905)Eli Clark (1768-1828)Mary Tiffany Smalledge (1780-1864)Louisa Eynon (1822-1898)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Levira Clark (1815-1883)Gardner Clark (1791-1847)Delecta Farrar (1796-1861)Dustin Amy (1801-1868)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Victoria Alexandrina Cotes (1840-1918)John Cotes (1799-1874)Louisa Harriet Jenkinson (1814-1887)Robert Grant (1837-1904)Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Maria Gosper (1844-1910)Thomas Gosper (1798-1864)Mary Humphries (c1801-1892)Frederick Thomas Lansdown (1849-1910)Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
George Knight (1806-1881)Joseph Knight (1780-)Ann Meachin (1777-)Rebecca Dearling (1819-1863)Peckham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Ralph Turnbull (1791-1838)John Turnbull (1751-1834)Ann Waugh (1778-1819)Mary Anne Riley (?-?)Portland Head, New South Wales, Australia
Karl Friedrich von Baden (1728-1811)Friedrich von Baden-Durlach (1703-1732)Amalia van Nassau-Dietz (1710-1777)Luise Karoline Geyer von Geyersberg (1768-1820)
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