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Today is December 13.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Frederick III of Sicily (1272-1337)Pedro III de Aragón (1240-1285)Constance of Sicily (1249-1302)Barcelona
Elizabeth Bassett (1730-1792)William Bassett (1709-1744)Elizabeth Churchill (1710-1779)Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia, United States
Hannah Beaven (1849-1946)William Beaven (1810-1887)Isabella Hannah (c1820-1904)Macdonald River, New South Wales, Australia
John Christopher Beaven (1869-1955)William Beaven (1837-1919)Catherine Thompson (1842-1930)Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia
Theodorus Jacobsz Bergman (1784-)Jacobus Dirksz Bergman (1756-)Catharina Steenvoorden (1761-)Hillegom, South Holland, Netherlands
Lucie Borsita von Martinitz (1609-1651)Jaroslav Borsita von Martinitz (1582-1649)Maria Eusebia von Sternberg (1584-1634)
Ellen Bourne (1857-1940)Alfred Frederick Bourne (1815-1898)Mary Sutton (1815-1888)Stroud, New South Wales, Australia
Martha Jane Squire Bray (1842-1926)John Bray (1813-1882)Mary Ann McRoberts (c1820-1879)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Claus Bremer (1791-1865)Christoffer Bremer (1756-1834)Anne Mette Blanck (1768-1845)Bullenholz, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
George Abell (1561-1630)Robert Abell (1531-1587)Helene Abell (1524-1611)Hemington Parish, Lockington, Leicestershire, England
Myra Avery (1901-1993)Albert Henry Avery (1877-1944)Elizabeth Janet Leggett (1880-1969)Mulbring, New South Wales, Australia92
Nicolaas Bakker (1816-1902)Jan Bakker (1780-1837)Jannetje van Diemen (1776-1833)Woubrugge, South Holland, Netherlands86
John Baldwin (1657-1739)John Baldwin (1635-1683)Hannah Birchard (1633-1671)Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
John Baylis (1808-1880)Joseph Baylis (1770-1855)Ann Taylor (1775-1826)Gormans Hill, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia72
Samuel Bottom (1799-1882)Robert Bottom (-1815)Mary Latimer (-1852)Washington County, Kentucky, United States of America
Henrietta Boyle (1701-1746)Charles Boyle, 2nd Earl of Burlington (bef1674-1704)Juliana Noel (1672-1750)Dublin, Ireland45
William Root Brewster (1828-1869)Nelson Brewster (1805-1850)Lucretia Hannah Root (1808-1875)Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States41
Michael Brunswik von Korompa (1671-1719)Michael Brunswik von Korompa (c1645-c1700)Elisabeth Hunyady von Kiskresztyen (c1650-c1710)Alsokorompa/Dolna Krupa, Slovakia48
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Walter Theodore Alford (1871-1912)Jesse G. Alford (1838-1900)Narcissa McClendon (1840-1899)Rosetta Ophelia Varnado (1874-1951)
Ellen Baker (1873-1947)James Baker (1831-1910)Ellen Mansbridge (1834-1903)George Henry Avery (1847-1928)Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
Rachel Marsh Barney (1783-1864)James Barney (1757-1805)Thankful Love Marsh (1758-1840)Royal Barney (1783-1856)Halifax, Windham County, Vermont
Royal Barney (1783-1856)John Barney (1753-1793)Ruth Shephardson (1758-1841)Rachel Marsh Barney (1783-1864)Halifax, Windham County, Vermont
Charles Booby (1883-1949)Charles Booby (1847-1910)Charlotte Fuller (1854-1937)Annie Ethel May Cheetham (1898-1973)Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
Martha Wilhelmina Bos (1946)Johannes Bos (1911-1992)Martha Beijen (1916-2009)Gavriel Modzelevich (living)Gemeentehuis de Bilt, de Bilt, Utrecht, Netherlands
Thomas Boylston (1644-1695)Thomas Boylston (1614-1653)Sarah Gilbert Morcock (1617-1673)Mary Gardner (1648-1722)Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Caroline Louise Burnaby (c1832-1918)Edwyn Burnaby (c1798-1867)Anne Caroline Salisbury (c1805-1881)Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck (1817-1865)Hungarton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom (Baggrave Hall)
Walter John Cox (1866-1958)Robert Cox (1829-1932)Alicia Newton (c1841-1907)Amelia Eggins (1875-1929)Taree, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
George Henry Avery (1847-1928)John Abel Avery (1798-1880)Charlotte Emma Davis (1808-1874)Ellen Baker (1873-1947)Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
Gertrude Rosa Burgess (1874-1958)George Burgess (1829-1905)Eliza Knight (1844-1878)Charles Walter Pratt (1875-)Keynsham, Bristol, England
Millicent de Cantilupe (c1250-c1298)William III de Cantilupe (-1254)Eva de Braose (-1255)Eudo la Zouche (c1243-1278)
Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck (1817-1865)William Charles Augustus Cavendish-Bentinck (1780-1826)Anne Wellesley (c1788-1875)Caroline Louise Burnaby (c1832-1918)Baggrave Hall, Hungarton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
Amanda Doty (1830-1864)Stephen Doty (1800-1874)Rebecca Bake (1808-1885)David D. Dunbar (?-?)Union County, Indiana, United States
Catherine Jane Green (1852-1943)James Cornelius Green (1811-1890)Ellen Connolly (1827-1895)Henry Richard Carter (-1922)All Saints' Church, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Dina Maria Overmars (1867-1934)Mannes Overmars (1823-1902)Derksken Stoelhorst (1826-1904)Jan Biesemaat (1863-1931)Heino, Overijssel, Netherlands
Erastus Fairbanks Snow (1818-1888)Levi Snow (1782-1841)Lucina Streeter (1785-1858)Artimisia Beman (1819-1882)Far West, Missouri, United States
Denis Thatcher, 1st Baronet of Scotney (1915-2003)Thomas Herbert Thatcher (1885-1943)Lillian Kathleen Bird (1889-1985)Margaret Hilda Roberts, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven (1925-2013)Wesley's Chapel, Islington, London, England, United Kingdom
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