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Today is April 23.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Johann Georg Bach (1836-1903) Johann Konrad Bach (1794-1857) Anna Maria Schmidt (1796-1877) Ebersbach (Vilseck) Germany
Burian Bechinie von Lažan (1442-1493) Jan "Bechyòka" Zejdlic von Lažan (c1420-1465) Bechyně Czech Republic
Pieternelletje Bergman (1810-1860) Dirk van der Tolen Cornelia Bergman (c1781-1855) Delft Netherlands
A. Maria Brinkmann (1724-1777) Stephan Idendijke A. Catharina Klingenberg Ibbenbüren Germany
Adriana Brussé (1832-1839) Jacobus Brussé (1794-1860) Carolina van Schuik (c1792-1854) Haarlem Netherlands
James Buchanan (1791-1868) James Buchanan (1761-1821) Elizabeth Speer (1767-1833) Mercersburg, Pennsylvania United States
Nathaniel Bunch (1793-1859) Charles Bunch (1765-) Mary Bellamy (1769-) Louisa, Virginia United States
Afonso II of Portugal (1185-1223) Sancho I of Portugal (1154-1212) Dulce of Aragon (1160-1198) Coimbra
Bertha Mary Carloss (1841-1892) John Carloss (?-?) Mary Ann Mckellar (1817-1890) Windsor, New South Wales Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Elsie Mabel U Adams (1897-1987) Joseph James Adams (1848-1937) Lavinia Rachel Warner (1858-1929) 90
Joshua Adams (1780-1863) Richard Saxton Adams (1734-1810) Lucy Matson (1760-1800) Perth, Ontario 83
Clarice Millie Underwood Alley (1892-1969) Julian Underwood Alley (1842-1925) Agnes Matilda Wilson (1856-1933) Burwood, New South Wales 77
Amelia Baglin (1760-1815) Nehemiah Baglin (1730-1818) Betty Adlam (c1732-1773) Uley 55
Walter Vivian Harcourt Biddell (1859-1933) Walter Biddell (?-?) Eliza Jane Sheppy (?-?) Petersham, New South Wales 74
Edward Charles Bray (1857-1942) James William Bray (1822-1881) Anne Sussannah Blackman (1828-1859) Carramar, New South Wales 85
Mabel May Bridge (1884-1970) Henry William Bridge (1860-1946) Georgina Harriet Snape (1864-1941) Ellalong, New South Wales 86
Ernest Robert Brogden (1910-2002) Ernest Brogden (1884-1939) Linda Lorne Lacey (-1962) Auburn, New South Wales
John Brown (1821-1896) David Brown (1783-1857) Mary Elizabeth McMahon (1799-1837) Jerrys Plains, New South Wales 75
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Peter II of Sicily (1305-1342) Frederick III of Sicily (1272-1337) Eleanor of Anjou (1289-1341) Elisabeth von Kärnten (1298-aft1347) Catania
Henry Bailey (1841-1903) John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890) Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885) Sarah Fernance (1842-1929) Macdonald River (St Albans)
Aafje Bakker (1855-1890) Klaas Bakker (1823-aft1855) Geertje Visser (1824-aft1855) Olvert Bakker (1853-1896) Wervershoof
Olvert Bakker (1853-1896) Klaas Bakker (1809-aft1862) Marijtje Bakker (1822-?) Aafje Bakker (1855-1890) + Petronella Koedooder (c1861-?) Wervershoof
Sidney William Bassingthwaighte (1859-1913) Edward Bassingthwaighte (1822-1898) Eliza Scott (c1828-1917) Maria Martha Bassingthwaighte (1862)+Minnie Lovett (1871-1957) Braidwood, New South Wales
Elizabeth Belasyse (1770-1819) Henry Belasyse, 2nd Earl Fauconberg (1743-1802) Charlotte Lamb (1743-1790) Bernard Edward Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk (1765-1842)+Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan (1764-1839)
Grant Blunt (1840-1912) Edward Powlett Blunt (1806-1880) Caroline Anne Clavell (1806-1886) Maggie Brennan (1839-1942)
Jane Botting (1781) William Botting (1743) Mary Bates (c1745) William Bates (c1778) West Grinstead
Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000) James Bertram Falkner Cartland (1876-1917) Mary Hamilton Scobell (1877-?) Alexander George McCorquodale (1897-1964)+Hugh McCorquodale (1898-1963)
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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
John Robertson Cameron (1856-1921) William Wardrop Cameron (c1828-1906) Agnes Logan Thomson (c1829-1891) Jessie Tisdell (1859-1884)+Clara Selina Kline (1860-1948) Coraki, New South Wales
Mary Herbert (1649-1693) James Herbert (c1623-1676) Jane Spiller (c1629-aft1665) Robert Worsley (1643-1676)+Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough (1641-1689)
Eliza R Hoare (1833-1893) John Hoare (1778-1862) Elizabeth Amelia Love (1782-1878) Sampson Courtney Boyland (1821-1861)+Robert Redshaw (?-?)
Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough (1641-1689) Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden (c1611-1682) Hester Wotton (1615-aft1646) Elizabeth Wriothesley (c1629-bef1683)+Mary Herbert (1649-1693)
Adolf I. von Luxemburg (1817-1905) Wilhelm I. von Nassau (1792-1839) Luise von Sachsen-Hildburghausen (1794-1825) Yelizaveta Mikhaylovna Romanova (1826-1845)+Adelheid Marie von Anhalt-Dessau (1833-1916) Dessau
Wilhelm I. von Nassau (1792-1839) Friedrich Wilhelm von Nassau-Weilburg (1768-1816) Isabelle zu Sayn-Hachenburg (1772-1827) Luise von Sachsen-Hildburghausen (1794-1825)+Pauline von Württemberg (1810-1856) Stuttgart
Heinrich Wilhelm zu Solms-Sonnenwalde (1583-1631) Johann Georg I. zu Solms-Laubach (1546-1600) Margarethe von Schönburg-Glauchau (1554-1606) Sophie Dorothea von Mansfeld (1593-1617) + Marie Magdalene zu Oettingen-Oettingen (1600-1636)
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