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Today is June 27.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
George Washington Adair (1837-1909) Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889) Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848) Pickens County, Alabama
Permelia Jane Adair (1837-1883) Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889) Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848) Fulton, Clarke County, Alabama
Giorgio Almirante (1914-1988) Mario Almirante (1890-1964) Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy
Oswald Dunnill Avison (1878-1954) Andrew Avison (1834-1882) Ann Clapham (1835-1913) Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Benjamin Bartlett (1658-1724) Benjamin Bartlett (1633-1691) Sarah Brewster (1638-1668) Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Eleanor May Bishop (1891-1969) Saul Bishop (1847-1920) Alice Mary Bugden (1853-1925) Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
Richard Blundell (1790-1824) George Blundell (-1801) Catherine Hussey (1760-1845) Horley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Margaret Ann Campbell (1815-1897) Samuel Campbell (1783-1866) Elizabeth M Steele (1785-1853) Monroe County, West Virginia, United States of America
Louis XII of Orléans (1462-1515) Charles of Orléans (1394-1465) Maria von Kleve (1426-1487) Blois, France
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Mary Ann Angell (1808-1882) James William Angell (1776-1850) Phoebe Ann Morton (1786-) Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Ludovico Arroyo Bañas (1901-1979) Celestino Bañas y Barboza Francisca Arroyo 644 Divinagracia St., La Paz, Iloilo City, Philippines, Iloilo
John Belden (1631-1677) Richard Belden (1591-1655) Margaret Ackrenden (?-?) 46
Richard Arthur Botting (1871-1952) William Benjamin Botting (1848-1881) Allison Haynes (1854-1938) British Columbia, Canada 81
William Francis Botting (1872-1952) William Benjamin Botting (1848-1881) Allison Haynes (1854-1938) British Columbia, Canada 80
Gabriel Brunswik von Korompa (1861-1879) Viktor Brunswik von Korompa (1834-1899) Maria Josefa Deym von Střítež (1836-c1910) Merano, South Tyrol, Italy, Austria-Hungary 18
Gisela Brunswik von Korompa (1864-1881) Viktor Brunswik von Korompa (1834-1899) Maria Josefa Deym von Střítež (1836-c1910) Martonvásár, Fejér County, Hungary, Austria-Hungary 15
Jacob Fleet Burris (1848-1911) Hampton Burris (1809-1892) Mary Magee (1820-1857) Franklin County, Mississippi, United States 63
Byram Lee Bybee (1799-1864) John Bybee (1766-1819) Elizabeth Kelley (1770-1819) Grafton, Washington County, Utah, United States
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889) Marian Hooper (1843-1885) Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Mary Allen (c1795-1835) John Allen (c1770-) Sarah Baker (c1774-) Jonas Unicomb (1796-1878)
Thomas Allen (1690-1777) Benjamin Allen (1662-1721) Frances Rice (1671-1721) Sarah Grande (1688-1723) Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Elisabeth of Sicily (1310-1349) Frederick III of Sicily (1272-1337) Eleanor of Anjou (1289-1341) Stephan II. von Bayern (1319-1375)
Rebecca Baldwin (1793-1820) Timothy Baldwin (1762-1823) Prudence Chapman (1768-1846) James Lindsay Clark (1790-1872)
Catherine Ellen Berrell (1870-1951) Bernard Berrell (Bef 1846-Aft 1870) Bridgett Hogan (1840-1880) Walter Thomas Ford (1869-1942) Peelwood, New South Wales, Australia
Josefine Brunswik von Korompa (1779-1821) Anton Brunswik von Korompa (1745-1793) Elisabeth Wankel von Seeberg (1752-1830) Josef Deym von Střítež (1752-1804) Vienna, Austrian Empire
Catharina Capposs (1650-) Martin Capposs (-bef1673) Sebastien Hertel (1641-) Babstadt, Baden, Germany
Archie Francis Carter (1918-1993) James Guilford Carter (1891-1967) Etta Mae Lewis (1892-1976) Vernalee Park (c1934-) Lathrop Christian Church, Lathrop, Clinton County, Missouri, United States
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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
Lebrecht von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1669-1727) Viktor I. Amadeus von Anhalt-Bernburg (1634-1718) Elisabeth von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1642-1677) Eberhardine Jacobe von Weede (1682-1724)
Leopold von Anhalt-Köthen (1694-1728) Emanuel Lebrecht von Anhalt-Köthen (1671-1704) Gisela Agnes von Rath (1669-1740) Charlotte Friederike von Nassau-Siegen (1702-1785) Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Dorothy Walker Bush (1959) George Herbert Walker Bush (1924) Barbara Pierce (1925) Robert P. Koch
Robert Childers (c1762-c1831) Henry Childress (c1730-c1809) Susannah Goolsby (c1730-) Nancy Coleman (-bef1830) Grant County, Kentucky
Gerrit Hekkert (1771-1855) Teunis Gerrits Hekkert (-1781) Janna Jans Hertjens (-1805) Janna Reinders (1778-1858) Heerde, Gelderland, Netherlands
Janna Reinders (1778-1858) Reinder Jans (-1805) Gergjen Hendriks (c1739-1823) Gerrit Hekkert (1771-1855) Heerde, Gelderland, Netherlands
Samuel Stratton (1592-1692) John Stratton (1562-1627) Alice Unknown Stratton (c1565-1626) Margaret Bowlins (c1600-1676) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Samuel Stratton (1592-1672) John Stratton (1562-1627) Alice Unknown Stratton (c1565-1626) Margaret Bowlins (c1600-1676) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Béraud II d'Auvergne (1333-1399) Béraud I d'Auvergne (1315-1356) Marie de La Vie de Villemur (1315-1383) Marguerite de Sancerre (1355-1419) Riom
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