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Today is September 2.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
William Reierson Arbuthnot (1950) John Sinclair-Wemyss Arbuthnot (1912-1992) (Margaret) Jean Duff (1919) Jenkin's Well, Upper Deal United Kingdom
Joseph Backhouse (1781-1864) Joseph Backhouse (1754-1832) Rebecca Limbert (1761-1789) Garforth United Kingdom
Christopher W. Branch (1602-1681) Lionel Branch (1566-1605) Valentina Sparke (c1576-c1640) London England
Charlotte Annie Amelia Brindley (1869-1934) Edwin Brindley (1831-1881) Clarissa Pearce (1830-1911) Surry Hills, New South Wales Australia
Doris Violet Davis (1914-1976) John B Davis Florence Willder (1896-1960) West Ham United Kingdom
Thomas Day (1814-1893) Thomas Day (1789-1826) Sarah Lee (1770) Wolverhampton United Kingdom
Moses Duty (1700-1778) William Duty (1658-1738) Elizabeth Hidden (1666-1742) Rowley, Massachusetts
William Henry Ellem (1863-1950) James Ellem (1838-1907) Mary Ann Perkins (1838-1921) Wollombi, New South Wales Australia
Frederick Elvy (1869-1929) William Elvy (1834-1896) Emma Jane Cross (1834-1928) Nelson, New Zealand New Zealand
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Katharina von Sachsen-Lauenburg (c1400-1450) Erich IV. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1354-1412) Sofie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (c1358-bef1416) 50
Henry Charles Bath (1863-1930) Christopher Bath (1828-1900) Caroline Ann English (1839-1925) Walcha, New South Wales 67
Charles Beasley (1828-1905) Charles Beasley (1807-1876) Mary Charlton (1809-1853) Oakey, Queensland 77
Frederic Macarthur Bowman (1836-1915) James Bowman (1784-1846) Mary Isabella Macarthur (1796-1852) Brisbane 79
Richard Fitzgerald Case (1850-1933) Richard Martin Case (c1814-1863) Jane McDevit (c1826-1903) Walcha, New South Wales 83
John Cheney (1666-1750) Peter Cheney (1638-1694) Hannah Noyes (1643-1705) Rowley, Massachusetts 84
Frances Dunn (c1804-1872) James Dunn (1772-1837) Catherine Barrie (1762-1846) Newtown, New South Wales 68
Sophia Fischer (c1826-1886) Conrad Fischer (?-?) Harriet Velpen (?-?) Walcha, New South Wales 60
Amy May Fisher (1876-1966) John Fisher (1834-1913) Eliza Day (1861-1926) Kogarah, New South Wales 90
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Mary Frances Addie (c1601-1665) Francis Addie Margaret Lee Christopher W. Branch (1602-1681) City of London
Albrecht II. von Anhalt-Zerbst (c1301-bef1362) Albrecht I. von Anhalt-Zerbst (c1258-c1316) Agnes von Brandenburg (c1276-1329) Agnes von Rügen (-1337)+Beatrix von Sachsen-Wittenberg (-aft1345)
Edward Edwin Ashdown (c1836-1904) Louisa Elizabeth Dunk (1862-1931) Sydney
Gladys Elizabeth Ashdown (1886-1958) Edward Edwin Ashdown (c1836-1904) Louisa Elizabeth Dunk (1862-1931) Henry George Leslie Hayter (1886-1967) Redfern, New South Wales
Christopher W. Branch (1602-1681) Lionel Branch (1566-1605) Valentina Sparke (c1576-c1640) Mary Frances Addie (c1601-1665) St. Peter's Westcheap, London
Alexandrina Corino (1859-1907) Jacob Corino (bef1859) Anna Dekker (bef1859) Arie Korver (1850-1929) Alkmaar
Lewis Herbert Curd (1883-1955) Alfred Barnes Curd (1845-1920) Lydia Ann Broomfield Blackman (1851-1936) Violet May Gale (1885-1982) Richmond, Victoria
George Douglass (1817-1902) William Douglass (c1768-1852) Mary Ann Cross (c1792-1862) Elizabeth Morris (1821-1902) Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales
Louisa Elizabeth Dunk (1862-1931) Hannah Dunk (1841-1863) Edward Edwin Ashdown (c1836-1904)
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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
Ruth Evelyn Howard (1877-1962) Edward Stafford Howard (1851-1916) Rachel Anne Georgina Campbell (-1906) Gardner Sebastian Bazley (1863-1911)+Francis Charles Cadogan (1885-1970)
John Thomas Payne (1843-1910) Edward Payne (c1800-1880) Ann Hanratty (1823-1913) Mary Ann Sophia Merrick (1838-1885)+Mary Eliza McFarlane (1848-1936) Singleton, New South Wales
Samuel Rice (1634-1685) Edmund Rice (1594-1663) Thomasine Frost (1600-1654) Elizabeth King (-1667)+Mary Dix (1639-1675)+Sarah White (c1643-1711) Sudbury, Massachusetts
Jacobus Roosevelt (1760-1847) Isaac Roosevelt (1726-1794) Cornelia Hoffman (1734-1789) Maria Eliza Walton (1769-1810)+Catharine Elizabeth Barclay (c1783-1816)+Harriet Howland (1784-1856) New York City
Frederick II. von Bayern-Landshut (1339-1393) Stephan II. von Bayern (1319-1375) Elisabeth of Sicily (1310-1349) Anna von Neuffen (1327-1380)+Maddalena Visconti (c1366-1404) Landshut
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