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Today is March 15.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Naomi Achs (1946)Samuel Achs (1919-2014)Ruth Silbowitz (c1920-1968)New York City, New York, United States
Adrianus Adrianusz (1660-)Adrianus Jobsz (c1630-)Taadje Dirks (c1630-)Bangert, North Holland, Netherlands
Klaas Appelman (1736-1792)Gerrit Appelman (1705-1781)Willempje aan de Noorderdijk (c1714-1753)Hoogkarspel, North Holland, Netherlands
Sabrina Frances Baldwin (1836-1896)Timothy Baldwin (1791-1869)Sylvia Averill (1804-1867)New Hampshire, United States
Romas Batūra (1937-)Tauragė, Tauragė County, Lithuania
Minnie Behle (1866-1929)Henry Behle (1842-1898)Dora Eisenberg (1843-1881)Preussen, Germany
Zsuzsanna Beleznay (1795-1845)Sámuel Beleznay (1763-1818)Zsuzsanna Barsy (c1775-1849)
John Bellamy (1803-1873)William Zadock Bellamy (c1772-1850)Ann Fay (1774-1843)Pennant Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Lijsbeth Bleeker (1770-1836)Jan Bleeker (1740-1798)Marijtje Schoenmaker (1746-1813)Broekoord, Andijk, North Holland, Netherlands
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)Texarkana, Miller County, Arkansas, United States
Charles Ahrens (1849-1935)Heinrich Ahrens (c1815-1891)Sophia Fischer (c1826-1886)Tia, New South Wales, Australia86
Walter Lyons Alston (1912-1971)Walter McHendry Alston (1878-1938)Grizel Lyons (1884-1929)Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States59
Philip Amidon (1669-1747)Roger Ammidowne (1613-1673)Joanna Harwood (1642-1711)Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Mary Jane Andrus (1832-1914)Milo Andrus (1814-1893)Abigail Jane Daley (1815-1894)Richmond, Cache County, Utah82
Olfert Bakker (1774-1848)Jan Bakker (c1750-)Geertje Jans (c1750-)74
William Ball (1796-1885)Jonathan Ball (1751-1819)Mary Pratt (1752-1825)Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Julia Fuller Barnard (1897-1974)Charles Fuller Barnard (1859-1905)Anna May Aldridge (1870-1962)Reseda, Los Angeles County, California77
Annis Bayford (1603-1683)Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States80
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Joshua Adams (1780-1863)Richard Saxton Adams (1734-1810)Lucy Matson (1760-1800)Elizabeth Chipman (1786-1856)
Henry Albert Albury (1852-1878)John Albury (1823-1855)Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901)Caroline Allen Unicomb (1857-1952)Ghinni Ghinni, New South Wales, Australia
Bethiah Andrews (1699-1780)Stephen Andrews (1671-1770)Bethiah Stetson (1675-1770)John Winslow (1701-1755)Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Mabel Elizabeth Bennett (1900-1979)William Bennett (1863-1923)Clara Bloomer (1870-1925)Clyde Andrew Stauffer (1895-1959)Glenside, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mary Pamela Berry (1918-1998)James Gomer Berry, 1st Viscount Kemsley (1883-1968)Mary Lilian Holmes (-1928)Douglas Charles Lindsey Gordon, 12th Marquess of Huntly (1908-1987)
Elizabeth Borton (1768-1838)Caleb Borton (1742-1802)Silence Willets (1745-1825)John Atkinson (1756-1837)Evesham, New Jersey, United States
George William Boyce Bowden (1848-1938)Thomas Wheaton Bowden (1807-1878)Suzannah Kendall (1804-1881)Mary Gordon Andrews (c1851-1918)St. Andrew's Manse, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
James Brewster (1715-1755)Jonathan Brewster (1680-1753)Mary Partridge (1693-1743)Faith Ripley (1722-1787)Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
William Bridge (1819-1861)Joseph Bridge (1776-1829)Elizabeth Buffey (c1788-1872)Sarah Carpenter (1826-1914)Maitland, 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
Stanley Ann Dunham (1942-1995)Stanley Armour Dunham (1918-1992)Madelyn Lee Payne (1922-2008)Lolo Soetoro (1936)Molokai, Hawaii, United States
Peter August von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1696-1775)Friedrich Ludwig von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1653-1728)Luise Charlotte von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1658-1740)Natalie Golovine (1724-1767)St Petersburg
Willemina Overmars (c1840-1928)Willem Overmars (1796-1849)Willemina van Putten (1802-1872)Gerrit Witteveen (c1834-1915)Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands
Ann Rootes (c1831-1914)James Rootes (1804-1898)Anna Hicks (1804-1888)Stephen H Clifton (c1833-1906)St Pauls, Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia
Robert Minturn Sedgwick (1899-1976)Henry Dwight Sedgwick (1861-1957)Sarah Mary Minturn (1865-1919)Emily Ames Lincoln (1913-2003)Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Benning Wentworth (1696-1770)John Wentworth (1671-1730)Sarah Hunking (c1673-1741)Martha Hilton (c1737-1805)Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Berthe de Craon (1039-1109)Guerin de Craon (1012-1072)Robert of Nevers (c1035-1098)
Adolf II. von der Mark (-1347)Engelbert II. von der Mark (c1275-1328)Mechtilde von Arenberg (-1328)Margarete von Kleve (c1312-1341)
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