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Today is October 21.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Frank Leonard Andrews (1881-1936) William Andrews (c1844-1928) Ellen Hillier (1852-1923) Smithfield, South Australia, Australia
Pamelia Andrus (1809-1877) Jonathan Andrus (1783-1870) Lucina Pearson Parsons (1789-1870) Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586) Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551) Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577) Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Joseph Baker (1755-1850) Bennett Baker (1725-) Mary Gilbert (1729-) Wittshire, England
William Bardolf, 4th Baron Bardolf (1349-1386) John Bardolf (1312-1363) Elizabeth d'Amory (1318-1361) Wormegay, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Richard Barnes (1871-1942) Thomas Barnes (bef1856-aft1871) Catherine (bef1856-aft1871) Trunkey Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Elizabeth Blackman (1821-1897) Samuel A Blackman (1788-1843) Mary Hoskisson (1795-1857) Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia
Dorothy Bland (1761-1816) Francis Bland (c1740-1778) Ireland
Elizabeth Bool (1861-1932) George Bool (1835-1900) Martha Geard (1835-1922) Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Charles George James Arbuthnot (1801-1870) Charles Arbuthnot (1767-1850) Marcia Mary Anne Clapcott-Lisle (1774-1806) 69
Sara Armijs (1763-1820) Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands 57
Sophia M Arndell (1825-1904) Samuel Arndell (1797-1874) Elizabeth Dring (1794-1890) Grafton, New South Wales, Australia 79
Daniel Barnes (1736-1813) Daniel Barnes (1701-1775) Zeryiah Eager (1705-1781) Chelsea, Orange County, Vermont 77
Vere Beauclerk (1699-1781) Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans (1670-1726) Diana de Vere (-1742) London, England, United Kingdom 82
Francis Bernard (c1528-1602) John Bernard (c1491-1549) Cecily Muscote (c1500-?) Northamptonshire, England (Northamptonshire+ England) 74
Birger Magnusson (c1200-1266) Magnus Minniskiöld (c1175-c1209) Ingrid Ylva (bef1195-) 66
Percival Harley Blackman (1890-1954) William George Blackman (1854-1930) Alice Burden Nevell (1869-1958) Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 64
Thomas Bridge (1852-1882) Benjamin Bridge (1816-1875) Susannah Ann Craft (1820-1910) Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia 30
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
John Aberdein (1815-1880) James Aberdein (1785-1855) Margaret Hogg (1785-1857) Elizabeth Watt (1815-1897) Montrose, Scotland, United Kingdom
Sarah Arnold (1790-1867) William Arnold (c1751-1831) Mary Stocker (c1755-1842) Thomas Smith (1795-1879) Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Leonardus Gerardus Bakker (1858-1945) Leendert Bakker (1825-1866) Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893) Antonia Burgers (c1856-) Alkemade, South Holland, Netherlands
Mary Bigelow (1775-1864) Thomas Bigelow (1753-1837) Hannah Chase (1757-1848) Aaron White (1773-1846)
John Billing (1846-1896) Joseph Billing (c1816-1884) Sarah unknown (c1821-1870) Anne Marie Broster (1848-1898) Penfield, South Australia, Australia
Elizabeth Bool (1861-1932) George Bool (1835-1900) Martha Geard (1835-1922) Jonathan Walkom (1859-1931) New South Wales, Australia
Anne Marie Broster (1848-1898) George Broster (1823-1901) Elizabeth Chivell (c1829-1893) John Billing (1846-1896) Penfield, South Australia, Australia
Robert Puckett Butt (1843-1927) Richard Alfred Butt (1825-1863) Sarah Maria Puckett (1826-1893) Esther Ann Lawton (1854-1934) Yass, New South Wales, Australia
Reginald Harcourt Buttsworth (1913-1996) Henry Wilberforce Buttsworth (1883-1977) Millicent Redman (1896-1921) Emily May Gough (1918-1989) Taree, 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
David Brigham (1678-1750) Thomas Brigham (1641-1717) Mary Rice (1646-1695) Mary Leonard (1674-1741) Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Ann Burrell (c1820-1900) John Burrell (1797-1884) Mary Horton (1806-1876) Joseph Wright (1822-1852) Presbyterian, Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Walter Edward Davidson (1859-1923) James Davidson (1814-) Sarah Humfrey (-1865) Margaret Agnes Feilding (1871-1964)
Anna Lillie Greenough (1844-1928) William Henry Greenough (1795-1854) Harriet Howard Fay (1810-1885) Johan Henrik Hegerman-Lindencrone (1838-1918) Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Karl Ludwig von Österreich (1833-1896) Franz Karl von Österreich (1802-1878) Sophie Friederike Dorothea Wilhelmine von Bayern (1805-1872) Maria Annunziata delle Due Sicilie (1843-1871)
Tame Horomona Rehe (1884-1933) Rangitapua Horomona Rehe (1856-1915) Ihimaera Te Teira (-1903) Whakarawa Rene (-1968) Temuka, Timaru District, Canterbury Region, New Zealand
Jakob I. von Mörs und Saarwerden (c1421-1483) Johann I. von Mörs und Saarwerden (c1384-1431) Adelheid von Geroldseck-Lahr (c1396-aft1440) Kunigunde von Waldburg zu Sonnenberg (c1444-)
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