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William Hancy (1766-1830) (a 220-kB article by one of our contributors who joined Familypedia as recently as December 2012!) - William Hancy was born circa 1766 in United Kingdom ... and died 6 December 1830 in Baulkham Hills, The Hills Shire, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of head injury from being thrown from the horse he was riding.
Immigrant on the Minorca in 1801
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Today is July 27.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Jessica Arantes (1993) Jorge Arantes Joanne Rowling (1965) Porto, Grande Porto, Norte Region, Portugal
Dirk Bakker (1863-) Cornelis Bakker (c1838-) Cornelia Clasina Schoonbergen (1839-bef1870) Den Helder, Texel, North Holland, Netherlands
M. Aleid Beckering (1737-) Jürgen Beckering (1707-) Maria Dierkes Mettingen
Lavinia Bingham (1762-1831) Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan (1735-1799) Margaret Smith (1739-1814) Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
Theresia Brunswik von Korompa (1775-1861) Anton Brunswik von Korompa (1745-1793) Elisabeth Wankel von Seeberg (1752-1830) Pressburg, Holy Roman Empire
Sidney Herbert Buller-Fullerton Elphinstone, 16th Lord Elphinstone (1869-1955) William Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone, 15th Lord Elphinstone (1828-1893) Constance Euphemia Woronzow Murray (1838-1922) Carberry Tower, Carberry, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Sarah Jane Bushell (1834-1906) Paul Bushell (c1768-1853) Isabella Brown (1801-1883) Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia
Charles IX of Angoulême (1550-1574) Henri II of Angoulême (1519-1559) Caterina de' Medici (1519-1589)
Maria Luisa delle Duo Sicilie (1773-1802) Fernando I delle Duo Sicilie (1751-1825) Marie Caroline von Habsburg-Lothringen (1752-1814) Naples
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
John Alford (1814-1882) John Alford (1777-1858) Jane Camm (1780-1845) 68
Adalbert I. von Bogen (c1045-1100) Ernst von Babenberg (c1027-1075) Adelheid von Lausitz (1040-1071) 55
Pieternelletje Bergman (1810-1860) Dirk van der Tolen Cornelia Bergman (c1781-1855) Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands 50
Alfred Harold Blackman (1886-1923) Thomas Robert Blackman (1858-1929) Emily Ann Carlisle (1860-1929) Mudgee District Hospital, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia 37
John Thomas Blackman (1857-1936) Thomas Harley Blackman (1818-1879) Cathrine McCann (1829-1894) Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia 79
Giberto II Borromeo (1511-1558) Federico Borromeo (1492-1529) Veronia Visconti (1498-1519) Milan, Italy 47
Julie Brunswik von Korompa (1786-1866) Josef Brunswik von Korompa (1750-1827) Anna Majthényi von Kesselökeö (1769-1851) Săvârşin, Arad County, Austria-Hungary 80
William Carlisle (c1784-1852) William Carlisle (c1760-aft1803) Ann Scarborough (-aft1803) Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia 68
Alfred Edward Christie (1859-1906) James Christie (1825-1895) Harriet Brown (1833-1913) Gunning, New South Wales, Australia 47
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
Edwin Apps (1861-1932) Moses Baker Apps (1833-1875) Harriet Eggins (1838-1875) Blanch Ada Paine (1863-1912) Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
John Baglin (1773-1840) Samuel Baglin (c1742-1813) Elizabeth Cox (-) Elizabeth Trotman (-) Cam, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Sarah Bellamy (1800-1872) William Zadock Bellamy (c1772-1850) Ann Fay (1774-1843) Henry Clarke (c1793-1842) St Johns, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Samuel Blanch (1826-1919) Edward Blanch (c1787-1860) Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837) Mary Boots (c1835-1857) St Johns, South Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Henry Botting (1778-1854) Henry Botting (1756-1837) Elizabeth Potter (1756-1835) Mary Ann Wharton (1795-1853) Balcombe, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Isabella Macarthur Bowman (1834-1883) James Bowman (1784-1846) Mary Isabella Macarthur (1796-1852) James Kinghorne Chisholm (1830-1912) St Johns, Camden, New South Wales, Australia
James Kinghorne Chisholm (1830-1912) James Chisholm (1806-1888) Elizabeth Margaret Kinghorne (1808-1894) Isabella Macarthur Bowman (1834-1883) St Johns, Camden, New South Wales, Australia
Sophia Churchill (c1745-1797) Charles Churchill (1700-1770) Sophia Walpole (c1710-) Horatio Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford (1752-1822)
Henry Clarke (c1793-1842) Sarah Bellamy (1800-1872) St. John's church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
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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
Jan Reinders Hoogstede (c1742-1821) Marrigje Reijnders (1722-) Alizabeth Hilbershausen (1791-1843) Vollenhove, Overijssel, Netherlands
Walter Lawry (1793-1859) Joseph Lawry (1766-1832) Anna Vercoe (1764-1841) Eliza Molyneux (1799-1877) Falmouth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Maria Smith (1828-1875) John Smith (bef1828-) Sarah Andrews (1787-) William Corstain (1839-1875) Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
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