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Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Emmeline Helen Allan (1837-1904) Andrew Allan (1798-1837) Augusta Bayly (1808-1860) Liverpool, New South Wales Australia
Viktor II. Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg (1700-1765) Karl Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg (1668-1721) Sofie Albertine zu Solms-Sonnenwalde (1672-1708) Bernburg
Johanna Cornelia Bakker (1854-1888) Leendert Bakker (1825-1866) Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893) Leiden Netherlands
Ethel Ester Blunt (1876-1958) Frederick Lynch Blunt (1848-1898) Mary Richey (1850-1940) Waterloo, New South Wales Australia
Emanoil Bogdan (1909-1919) Dimitrie Bogdan (1876-1969) Emanuela Bogdan (1889-1970) Gâdinți, Neamț Romania
Robert Brudenell (1726-1768) George Brudenell, 3rd Earl of Cardigan (1685-1732) Elizabeth Bruce (c1689-1745) United Kingdom
Elizabeth Cameron (1824-1902) George Cameron (1794-1851) Margaret McLean (1803-1866) Kilmallie United Kingdom
Euphemia Cameron (1858-1945) Colin Cameron (1821-1905) Rosanna McPhee (1823-1915) Wollombi, New South Wales Australia
Chulalongkorn the Great (1853-1910) Mongkut (1804-1868) Rampoei Siriwong (1834-1862) Thailand
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Otto Baldwin (1809-1874) Henry Baldwin (c1771-1843) Elizabeth Carpenter (1775-1839) West Maitland, New South Wales 65
Charles Barlow (1813-1901) St Marys, New South Wales 88
Anne Beauchamp, 16th Countess of Warwick (1426-1492) Richard Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick (1381-1439) Isabel Despencer (1400-1439) 66
Alice Edith Brand (c1905-1992) George James Brand (c1862-c1935) Augusta Christina Griffiths (c1863-c1942) 87
Emily Bransdon (1885-1979) George Bransdon (1857-1927) Roseanne Cameron (1864-1957) Toowoomba 94
Catherine Burberry (1779-1859) Hoxton 80
Duarte of Guimarães (1515-1540) Manuel I of Portugal (1469-1521) Maria of Aragon (1482-1517) Lisbon 25
Jaime of Braganza (1479-1532) Fernando II of Braganza (1430-1483) Isabella of Viseu (1459-1521) 53
Louis I of Naples (1339-1384) Jean II de Valois (1319-1364) Bonne of Bohemia (1315-1349) 45
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Gustav V of Sweden (1858-1950) Oscar II of Sweden (1829-1907) Sophia von Nassau (1836-1913) Viktoria von Baden (1862-1930) Karlsruhe
Thomas Blunt (1806-1883) Francis Blunt (1779-1857) Jane Ellis (1779-1845) Sarah Hacksley (c1807-1846)+Ann (c1808-) Wellingborough
Martha Boxsell (1837-1897) Thomas Boxsell (1799-1875) Mary Ann Puxted (1802-1875) John Faulks (1831-1923) Gerringong, New South Wales
Samuel Cross (1863-1927) George Cross (1830-1904) Lucy Hoskisson (1824-1891) Rebecca Heagney (1853-1897)+Mary Perrin (1873-1938) Armidale, New South Wales
Elsie Florence Matilda Everingham (1903-1982) James Albert Everingham (1872-1946) Alice Ward (1879-1948) Sydney Morris Pullen (1901-1967) Macksville, New South Wales
Joseph Oram Everingham (1854-1928) Henry Everingham (1829-1883) Mary Ann Napthali (1829-1879) Maria Rigelsford (1852-1934) Wilberforce, New South Wales
John Faulks (1831-1923) John Faulks (1799-1894) Mary Yeoman (1805-1864) Martha Boxsell (1837-1897) Gerringong, New South Wales
Alfred Lee Frost (1817-1892) Robert Frost (c1790) Catherine Betty Lee (bef1817) Fanny Musidora Ames (1826-1915) Melbourne
Henry Gibbs (1793-1883) George Gibbs (-) Martha Cole (-) Elizabeth Edwards (-)+Mary Anne Quigley (1816-1863) Withyham
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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
Friedrich III. von Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1711-1763) Georg Friedrich Karl von Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1688-1735) Dorothea von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1685-1761) Wilhelmine von Preußen (1709-1758)+Sophie Karoline Marie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1737-1817)
Wilhelmus F.K. Korver (1933-) Antonius Korver (1872-1950) Margaretha de Lange (1870-1942) Maria J. Rosloot (1935-) + Greta May (1943-1993) Lincoln
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