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Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Clinton Manross Ball (1817-1893)Isaac Ball (1787-1865)Sarah Manross (1792-1853)Genesee County, New York
Joseph Henry Barsden (1799-1873)Joseph Barsden (c1773-aft1799)Sarah (bef1784-c1800)Sussex, England, United Kingdom
William Reuben Benge (1874-1930)Reuben Benge (1849-1919)Sarah Ann Williscroft (1854-1935)Greytown, South Wairarapa District, Wellington Region, New Zealand
Gustav V of Sweden (1858-1950)Oscar II of Sweden (1829-1907)Sophia von Nassau (1836-1913)Stockholm
John Branch (1628-1711)Peter Branch (1596-1638)Elisabeth Gillame (1596-1632)High Holden, Kent, England
David Cargill (1661-1734)John Gray Cargill (1620-1685)Mary Anne Archer (1639-1661)Alyth, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
John Richard Carter (1877-1956)George James Carter (1839-1918)Catherine Wapoles (1840-1908)Broke, New South Wales, Australia
Ottoline Violet Anne Cavendish-Bentinck (1873-1938)Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck (1819-1877)Augusta Browne, 1st Baroness Bolsover (1834-1893)
Susan Elizabeth Cheadle (1861-1941)James Cheadle (c1840-1903)Mary Anne White (c1840-1910)Wellingrove, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Hannah Allyn (1705-1803)Joseph Allyn (1671-bef1743)Mary Doty (1671-bef1743)Plymouth, Connecticut98
Robert Arbuthnot, 2nd Viscount of Arbuthnott (bef1648-1682)Robert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott (c1617-1655)Marjory Carnegie (-1651)34
Mercy Baker (1699-1777)John Baker (1672-1763)Anna Annable (1675-1731)Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States78
Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Jan Bakker (1780-1837)Jannetje van Diemen (1776-1833)Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands41
Leonardus Gerardus Bakker (1858-1945)Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893)Hillegom, South Holland, Netherlands87
Sabrina Frances Baldwin (1836-1896)Timothy Baldwin (1791-1869)Sylvia Averill (1804-1867)Mont Vernon, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States60
Isabella Bennie (1824-1908)William Bennie (bef1824)Elizabeth Blair (bef1824)Kelso, South-parade, Auburn, New South Wales, Australia84
Flora Bigelow (1868-1964)John Bigelow (1817-1911)Jane Tunis Poultney (1829-1889)96
Audrey Melba Blackman (1918-2009)Selby Blackman (1885-1977)Amy Jane Picker (1891-1981)Mary Potter Nursing Home, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia91
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Charles Frances Adams (1910-1999)Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954)Frances Lovering (1869-1956)Margaret Stockton (1915-1972)Massachusetts, United States
Emily Addenbrooke (1829-1900)Henry Addenbrooke (1787-1857)Mary Louisa Pidcock (1798-)Robert Quayle Kermode (1812-1870)St James Church, Paddington, England, United Kingdom
Louise Victoria Arbuthnot (1954)John Sinclair-Wemyss Arbuthnot (1912-1992)(Margaret) Jean Duff (1919)David Bernard Lancaster (1954)Holy Trinity, Brompton, Kensington, Brompton, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Albert Arnold (1807-1881)George Arnold (1777-1851)Hannah Randall (1780-1871)Elizabeth Wall (1807-1842)Poland, Herkimer County, New York, United States
Mary Barnard (1639-1673)John Barnard (c1607-1646)Phebe Whiting (1606-1685)William Barrett (1629-1689)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Richard Mossop Bate (1848-1925)Henry Jefferson Bate (1816-1892)Elizabeth Kendall Mossop (1819-1910)Henrietta Teresa Higman (1857-1909)Altona Cottage, Australia-street, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Bolles (1608-1679)Thomas Bowles (1576-1635)Elizabeth Perkins (1580-1610)Mary Howell (1624-1691)
Hannah Bradford (1689-1772)Samuel Bradford (1667-1714)Hannah Rogers (1668-1754)Nathaniel Gilbert (1682-1765)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Hubert Brasier (1917-1981)Tom Brasier (1880-1951)Amy Margaret Patterson (1878-1967)Zaidee Mary Barnes (1928-1982)Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom (St Giles' Parish Church)
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
William Barrett (1629-1689)Thomas Barrett (1609-1668)Margaret Huntington (1608-1681)Mary Barnard (1639-1673)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
William Bramble (1804-1887)Thomas Brimble (1764-1837)Elizabeth Tudgay (c1773-1850)Mary Ann Phillips Sullivan (c1825-1917)Stroud, New South Wales, Australia
Henry Frederick Compton Cavendish (1789-1873)George Augustus Henry Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington (1754-1834)Elizabeth Compton (1760-1835)Frances Susan Lambton (1794-1840)
Henry Montagu Douglas-Home (1907-1980)Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas-Home, 13th Earl of Home (1873-1951)Lillian Lambton (1881-1966)Vera Bugge Johanson (-1963)
Walter Charles Eldridge (1870-1922)James Jury Eldridge (1845-1918)Matilda Sophia Payne (1850-1921)Edith Cummings (1880-1922)Burrowa, New South Wales, Australia
Emer Harris (1781-1869)Nathan Harris (1758-1835)Rhoda Lapham (1759-1849)Deborah Lott (1794-1825)Luzerne, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Richard Anderson Ivie (1826-1892)James Russell Ivie (1802-1866)Eliza Fausett (1808-1896)Elizabeth Dobson (1825-1909)Garden Grove, Decatur County, Iowa
Robert Quayle Kermode (1812-1870)William Kermode (1780-1852)Anne Quayle Moore (c1790-1852)Emily Addenbrooke (1829-1900)St James Church, Paddington, England, United Kingdom
Frances Susan Lambton (1794-1840)William Henry Lambton (1764-1797)Anne Barbara Frances Villiers (1772-1832)Henry Frederick Compton Cavendish (1789-1873)
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