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Today is October 23.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Thomas Biffin (1824-1906) Thomas Biffin (c1792-1853) Louisa Best (c1794-1835) Fovant, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Meyndert Boon (1698-1756) Jan Boon (1658-aft1704) Agatha Overst (1666-c1748)
Barbara Mildred Botting (1911-1981) William Francis Botting (1872-1952) Bertha Mary Sale (1885-1973) British Columbia, Canada
Eva Mary Bowden (1878-1963) Frank W Bowden (1855-1942) Letitia S Smith (1858-1934) Walcha, New South Wales, Australia
Eugen Ludwig Brunswik von Korompa (1858-c1930) Ludwig Brunswik von Korompa (1829-1889) Mathilde Liebler von Asselt (c1835-c1890) Pressburg, Slovakia "Austrian Empire"
Mary Ann Chapman (1838-1908) William George Chapman (1814-1883) Elizabeth Dark (c1821-1905) Macdonald River, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Doan (1759-1838) John Doan (1731-1811) Ruth Dixon (1733-1764) Cane Creek, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States
Edith Maude Sophronia Flanagan (1867-1908) Jeremiah Flanagan (1833-1911) Louisa Ann Colless (1837-1896) Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia
James Edward Hubert Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury (1861-1947) Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830-1903) Georgina Charlotte Alderson (1827-1899) London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Martha Bolling (1713-1749) John Bolling (1676-1729) Mary Kennon (1679-1727) 36
Albertha Coralie Bridge (1896-2000) Henry William Bridge (1860-1946) Georgina Harriet Snape (1864-1941) Maroota, New South Wales, Australia 104
Mary Brown (1662-1732) Johnathon Brown (1635-1691) Mary Shattuck (1645-1732) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Franziska Brunswik von Korompa (1868-1879) Viktor Brunswik von Korompa (1834-1899) Maria Josefa Deym von Střítež (1836-c1910) Martonvásár, Fejér County, Hungary, Austria-Hungary 11
Clyde Walter Burgess (1890-1943) James Elijah Burgess (1866-1905) Irene Livicia Wilhite (1863-1955) Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, United States
John Burton (c1473-1543) Edward Burton (-1524) Joyce Griffin England
Chulalongkorn the Great (1853-1910) Mongkut (1804-1868) Rampoei Siriwong (1834-1862) Dusit District, Bangkok, Thailand "Dusit Palace" 57
William Channell (1834-1895) William Channell (1808-1884) Ann White (1812-1856) Bowral, New South Wales, Australia 61
Eberhard von Franken (c885-939) Konrad der Ältere (?-906) Glismut (c866-924) Andernach 54
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
James Ainslie (1808-1860) Archibald Ainslie (-1827) Euphemia Steedman (?-?) Mary Steven (1808-1887) Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
Albert Henry Avard (1864-1920) David Avard (1839-1910) Elizabeth Newton (1841-1890) Emmeline Rose Gill (1872-1952) Maitland, New South Wales
Adele Augusta Ayer (1867-1938) George Manney Ayer (1840-1914) Amy Gridley Butler (1848-1916) Levi Addison Gardner (1861-1916) Harvard, Illinois
Hermina Banté (1831-1904) Willem Banté (1799-1868) Gerritje Beltman (1800-1846) Harmen Albert Neuteboom (c1829-) Olst
Dirk Theodorus Bergman (1859-1909) Jacobus Bergman (1811-1861) Johanna de Groot (1824-1881) Wilhelmina Hendrika van Bruggen (1857-1903) Amsterdam
Maria Bogdan (c1791-1873) Dimitrie Bogdan (c1765-1820) Maria Costachi (c1745-c1823) Teodor Balș (c1785-1867)
Francis Byrnes (1794-1850) James Michael Byrnes (c1770-) Maria O'Toole (c1770-) Sarah Hibbs (1806-1849) Windsor, New South Wales
Edward George Chaseling (1851-1915) John Chaseling (1821-1884) Mary Ann Rose (1821-1893) Ann Elizabeth Richards (1857-1939) Grafton, New South Wales
Moses Cheney (1715-1759) Edmund Cheney (1696-1761) Mary Plummer (1694-1748) Sarah Whitten (1720-) Rowley, Massachusetts
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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 Kendrick (1641-1721) John Kendrick (c1605-1686) Ann Smith (c1609-1656) Lydia Cheney (1640-1708)+Esther Green (c1653-1723) Newton, Massachusetts
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945) William George (1820-1864) Elizabeth Lloyd (1828-1896) Margaret Owen (1864-1941)+Frances Louise Stevenson (1888-1972)
Christopher Maes (1831-1895) Joannis Mees Anna Maria Borscheidt Magdalena Breier+Anna Marie Schreiber Ellinwood, Kansas
George Thomas Price (1847-1896) John Buren Price (1815-1893) Eliza Jane Adair (1811-1892) Rebecca Jane Searle (1856-1885) + Adeliza Alger (1849-1925) St. George, Utah
Georg Friedrich von Baden-Durlach (1573-1638) Karl II. von Baden-Durlach (1529-1577) Anna von Pfalz-Veldenz (1540-1586) Juliane Ursula von Salm (1572-1614)+Agathe von Erbach-Erbach (1581-1621)+Elisabeth Stolz (c1600-1652) Durlach
Friedrich II. von Hessen-Homburg (1633-1708) Friedrich I. von Hessen-Homburg (1585-1638) Margarete Elisabeth von Leiningen-Schaumburg (1604-1667) Margarethe Brahe (1603-1669) + Luise Elisabeth von Kurland (1646-1690) + Sophie Sybille von Leiningen-Westerburg (1656-1724) Cölln
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