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Today is November 27.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Margaret Ann Albury (1831-1913) John Albury (1794-1868) Ann Ralph (1794-1860) East Farleigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Charles Cole Baglin (1847-1926) Daniel Baglin (1824-1891) Ann Cole (1824-1899) Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
William Botting (1803) Benjamin Botting (1780) Grace Nibley (bef1803) Horsham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
William Bottom (1835-1925) William Bottom (1807-1896) Mary Ann Ferris (1813-1890) Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Stanley Victor Bramble (1891-1916) James Solomon Bramble (1859-1944) Alice Ann Pritchard (1865-1933) Bungwahl, New South Wales, Australia
Andreas Brecht (1696-aft1728) Hans Balthasar Brecht (1670-aft1696) Catharina MAIDEN (1675-) Rheinsheim, Baden, Germany
Johann Stephan Brecht (1728-aft1768) Andreas Brecht (1696-aft1728) Maria Appolonia Zimmerman (-) Rheinsheim
Frederic Crowninshield (1845-1918) Edward Augustus Crowninshield (1817-1859) Caroline Maria Welch (1820-1897)
Mary Duncan (1659-1725) Peter Duncan Mary Epes (1629-1692) Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Robert Archer (1848-1929) William Archer (c1812-1891) Ellen Thomson (c1818-1903) Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia 81
James Avery (1855-1924) James Avery (c1814-1875) Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904) Dungog, New South Wales, Australia 69
Lucy Bishop (1747-1783) Caleb Bishop (1715-1785) Keziah Hibbard (1722-c1776) Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States 36
Annie Elizabeth Bonney (c1902-1986) 84
Catherine Josephine Butler (1901-1952) Banstead, Surrey, England, United Kingdom 51
Augusta Ada Byron (1815-1852) George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788-1824) Anne Isabella Milbanke (1792-1860) Marylebone, England, United Kingdom
Isabella di Parma (1741-1763) Felipe di Parma (1720-1765) Louise Elisabeth de Bourbon (1727-1759) 22
Owen Cavanough (1762-1841) Owen Cavanough (bef1762) Grace Cavender (bef1762) Wheeney Creek, New South Wales, Australia 79
Thomas Chaseling (c1772-1847) Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia 75
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Helena Broda (1893) Józef Broda (c1870) Katarzyna Unknown (c1870) Andrzej Małysz (1889) Goleszów
Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter (1542-1623) William Cecil (1521-1598) Mary Cheke (1522-1543) Dorothy Neville (1548-1608)+Frances Brydges (-1663)
Margaret Dickens (1883-1940) George Henry Dickens (1854-1920) Eliza Aspinall (1854-1919) William Henry Roll (1885-1941) Newark, New Jersey
Johan Heinrich Disselkötter (c1768-1819) Frederica Sophia Louisa Elizabeth Ruberts (c1773-1836) Amsterdam
Johannes Joseph Divendal (1883-1977) Hermanus Lodewijk Divendal (1853-1933) Maria Elisabeth Hazebroek (1852-1933) Cornelia Susanna Vader (1887-1955) Amsterdam
Mary Dugdale (c1727-1768) William Dugdale (-1756) Mary Burleigh (1690-1766) Robert Nineham (1729-1816) East Stoke, Dorset
William Emerton (1845-1901) William Emmerton (1809-1856) Charlotte King (1809-1880) Clara Hammond (c1849-1887) Sydney
John Anthony Fernance (1816-1894) John Anthony Fernance (1790-1860) Mary J Green (1790-1860) Elizabeth Pearson Thompson (1815-1909) City of Hawkesbury
Christian Gyldenløve (1674-1703) Christian V of Denmark (1646-1699) Sofie Amalie Moth (1654-1719) Charlotte Amalie af Danneskiold-Samsøe (1682-1699)+Dorothea Krag (1675-1754) Copenhagen
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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
Fernando I delle Duo Sicilie (1751-1825) Carlos III of Spain (1716-1788) Maria Amalia von Sachsen (1724-1760) Marie Caroline von Habsburg-Lothringen (1752-1814)+Lucia Migliaccio (1770-1826) Palermo
William Faithfull (1774-1847) Susannah Pitt (1774-1820)+Margaret Thompson (1789-1842)+Maria Bell (1795-1859) Liverpool, New South Wales
Alizabeth Hilbershausen (1791-1843) Johan Cristoffel Hilbershausen (-1804) Gerrigje van Aalbergen (-1802) Jan Reinders Hoogstede (c1742-1821)+Berend Hugen (1776-) Zwartsluis
Ellen Rixon (1844-1942) Benjamin Rixon (1806-1886) Margaret Finnamore (1813-1888) +John Marceau (1845-1942) Wollongong
Johann Adolf II. von Sachsen-Weißenfels (1685-1746) Johann Adolf I. von Sachsen-Weißenfels (1649-1697) Johanna Magdalene von Sachsen-Altenburg (1656-1686) Johannetta Antoinetta Juliana von Sachsen-Eisenach (1698-1726)+Friederike von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1715-1775) Altenburg
Willem van Donkersgoed (1815-1901) Elbert Otten van Donkersgoed (1771-1845) Gerritje Rakhorst (1781-1859) Gerritje Gielen (1814-1857)+Berendje van den Brink (1835-1884) Apeldoorn
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