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Today is November 26.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Redick Reddin Allred (1848-1940) Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905) Lucy Hoyt (1824-1907) Allreds Camp, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Jens Peder Apel (1839-1929) Johan Peder Apel (1809-1890) Kirsten Pedersdatter (1805-1891) Køng, Denmark
Johann Georg Bach (1756-1823) Johann Leonhard Bach (1724-1796) Maria Catharina Balbach (?-?) "Waldmannshofen, Baden-Württemburg, Germany"
Agnes Brodie (1845-1929) John Thomas Brodie (1805-1858) Margaret Crawford (1822-1905) Dry Plain, Adaminaby, New South Wales, Australia
Marjorie Colman (1888-) Jeremiah Colman (1853-) Annie Maple (c1861-) Clifton House, Cricklewood, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Chauncey Harvey Cook (1843-1923) John Solomon Fullmer (1807-1883) Olive Amanda Smith (1825-1885) Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois
George Fairbanks (1619-1681) Jonathan Fairbanks (1594-1668) Grace Smith (1599-1676) Sowerby, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
William Forrester (1801-1853) David Forrester (1764-1811) Janet Young (1785-1853) Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Edward William Terrick Hamilton (1809-1898) Anthony Hamilton (1778-1851) Charity Graeme Farquhar (?-1869) Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876) Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826) Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848) Deurne, North Brabant, Netherlands 71
Alice Eleanor Baker (1863-1926) Thomas Baker (1819-1904) Eleanor Cutbush (1819-1882) Uralla, New South Wales, Australia 63
Thomas Belasyse, 3rd Viscount Fauconberg (-1718) Rowland Belasyse (c1632-1699) Anne Davenport (c1630-) Belgium
Alice Bosworth (1605-1668) Joseph Bosworth (1574-?) "Danvers, Massachusetts" 63
George Bransdon (1857-1927) Bakers Creek, New South Wales, Australia 70
John Thomas Bridge (1845-1887) Joseph Bridge (1814-1891) Mary Ann Carpenter (1824-1914) Lucky Creek, Queensland, Australia 42
Edward William Spencer Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire (1895-1950) Victor Christian William Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire (1868-1938) Evelyn Emily Mary FitzMaurice (1870-1960) Eastbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom 55
James Henry Cornish (1857-1899) Richard Cornish (c1810-1860) Ann Smart Walledge (1831-1876) Cassilis, New South Wales, Australia 42
Albert Clifford Cramp (1900-1979) Alfred Ernest Cramp (1864-1955) Margaret Williams (1865-1953) Binda, New South Wales, Australia 79
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Anna Pieters (c1690-aft1718) Pieter Sijmon Gerritsz (1663-1730) Wervershoof
Violant de Aragón (1236-1301) Jaime I de Aragón (1208-1276) Violant of Hungary (c1216-1253) Alfonso X of Castile (1221-1284) Valladolid
Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905) Isaac Allred (1788-1870) Mary Calvert (1793-1851) Lucy Hoyt (1824-1907) + Amelia Jane McFerson (1841-1910) + Calysta Ward Warrick (1844-1916) Nauvoo, Illinois
Pieter Bergwerf (1724-) Jan Bergwerf (1692-1749) Trijntje van Velden Trijntje Borsje Maassluis
Richard Blundell (1790-1824) George Blundell (-1801) Catherine Hussey (1760-1845) Mary Flint (1796-1872) Horley
Peter Chardon Brooks (1767-1849) Edward Brooks (1733-1781) Abigail Brown (1744-1799) Anna Gorham (1771-1830) Boston
Sarah Burbank (1766-1800) Gershom Burbank (1734-1817) Ann Pearson (1738-1818) Elias Cheney (1773-1805) Thornton, New Hampshire
Catherine Burberry (1779-1859) George Tate (1783-1853) Betchworth
Henry Buttsworth (1822-1900) Henry Buttsworth (1789-1853) Sarah Rose (1795-1869) Matilda Cobcroft (1826-1885) Wilberforce, New South Wales
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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
Richard Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick (1381-1439) Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (1339-1401) Margaret Ferrers (-1406) Elizabeth Berkeley, Baroness Lisle (c1385-1422)+Isabel Despencer (1400-1439)
Hendrikus Overmars (1836-1893) Willem Overmars (1796-1849) Willemina Putten (1802-1872) Hendrika Willemina Oosterkamp (c1838-1867)+Johanna Albarta Hendriks (c1846-1930)
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    Jslash831

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    I have been researching my paternal side of the family for about 15 years now.  Initially I had my last name only to research, Braham, while researching more and more I found that the original surname was Abraham(s), depending on the person, time and place.  But the curious thing was/is that the family went by Braham Abrahams.  There was a brother…

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    Phil allen

    Hi

    August 26, 2014 by Phil allen

    Thanks for the updates and addition of the tree, will look at that functionality next time I am editing. have lots more data in ancestory but the transfer is manual so takes time. Shame there is no automtic GED transfer to get the process started.

    Cheers Phil Allen

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