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Today is April 22.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Lillie Ard (1886-1968) Moses Caswell "Bunk" Ard (1857-1934) Elizabeth McKenzie (1855-1931)
Lydia Paulia Atchley (1792-1865) Thomas Atchley (1755-1836) Lydia Richards (1762-1850) United States
Mervyn Everard Alexander Benge (1922-1994) William Reuben Benge (1874-1930) Elizabeth Ida Lillian Clemens (1880-1932) Carterton, New Zealand New Zealand
Gustav Adolf of Sweden (1906-1947) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920) Stockholm Sweden
Hannah Bishop (1877-1962) Saul Bishop (1847-1920) Alice Mary Bugden (1853-1925) Sydney Australia
Joseph Lyle Blundell (1888-1949) George Blundell (1846-1933) Flora McLennan (1845-1917) Blundells Cottage Australia
Bernard Brecht (1795-1863) Johann Stephanus Brecht (1768-1794) Catharina Bauer (-) Germany
Paul Bushell (1832-1911) Paul Bushell (c1768-1853) Isabella Brown (1801-1883) Wilberforce, New South Wales Australia
Antoine de Bourbon-Vendôme (1518-1562) Charles de Vendôme (1489-1537) Françoise d'Alençon (1490-1550)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Karl Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg (1668-1721) Viktor I. Amadeus von Anhalt-Bernburg (1634-1718) Elisabeth von Zweibrücken (1642-1677) Ballenstedt 53
Viktor II. Karl Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1767-1812) Karl Ludwig von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1723-1806) Amalie Eleonore zu Solms-Braunfels (1734-1811) Schaumburg Castle, Rhineland-Palatinate 45
Elizabeth Bland Blair (1709-1775) Archibald Blair (1657-1736) Mary Wilson Roscoe-Cary (1675-1742) 66
John Burrell (1797-1884) James (Unknown) Prison Guard at Newington Prison, Sussex Martha Burrell (1775-1852) Orange, New South Wales 87
Henry Clifford, 1st Earl of Cumberland (c1493-1542) Henry Clifford, 10th Baron de Clifford (1454-1524) Anne St. John (c1456-c1506) 49
Amanda Melvina Faubion (1825-1900) Jacob Faubion (1800-1849) Hephzibah Wall (1806-1888) Hamburg, Iowa 75
Gideon Fetterolf (1806-1894) Collegeville 88
Henry Augustus Ford (1793-1872) Gabriel Hogarth Ford (1765-1849) Frances Gualdo (1767-1853) Morristown, New Jersey 79
Eleanor Franks (1854-1906) Francis Franks (c1827-c1870) Susan Barrett (c1827-aft1880) Shoreditch 52
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Benjamin Abbot (1661-1703) George Abbot (1615-1681) Hannah Chandler (1630-1711) Sarah Farnham (1661-bef1726) Andover, Massachusetts
Robert James Archer (1871-1903) Robert Archer (1848-1929) Caroline Cramp (1849-1929) Louisa Bellamy (1866-1943) Central Cumberland, New South Wales
Louisa Bellamy (1866-1943) Joseph Bellamy (1840-1877) Emma Diplock (1841-1922) Robert James Archer (1871-1903)+John Walt (?-?) Central Cumberland, New South Wales
Richard Boxsell (1829-1878) Thomas Boxsell (1799-1875) Mary Ann Puxted (1802-1875) Catherine Lindsay Nelson (1836-1907) Gerringong, New South Wales
Pieternelletje Brunse (1802-1885) Cornelis Brunse Cornelia van der Steen (c1771-1833) Johannes van Woensel (1802-1849) Delft
Elizabeth of Nevers (c1439-1483) John II of Nevers (bef1415-1491) Jacqueline d'Ailly Johann von Kleve (1419-1481) Bruges
Margaret of Anjou (1430-1482) René of Naples (1409-1480) Isabelle de Lorraine (1400-1453) Henry VI of England (1421-1471)
Wilfred Cobcroft (1889-1983) Oliver Cobcroft (1850-1929) Emily Jane Laycock (1849-1925) Eva Mary Medhurst (1892-1983) Singleton, New South Wales
Elmer Willard Doty (1866-1926) Abner Delos Doty (1841-1915) Emily Jane Porter (1846-1924) Leonora Etchison (1866-1938)
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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
Hendrikus Dirken (c1842-1919) Johannes Dirken (c1809-1891) Hendrika Cornelia Velthorst (c1818-1884) Alida Maria van Zoelen (c1842-1873)+Petronella van der Vossen (c1843-1919) Haarlem
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    Robin Patterson

    User:Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) and I have given qualified support to the proposition set out at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_genealogy_project. Other Familypedians should look at it.

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    I am kind hearted open minded god fearing human being with love care compassion and heart for the people.A staunch Devotee of Sankaranarayana and ardent follower of the Late Maharaja of Travancore His Highness Sri Sri Padmanabhadasa Chithirai Thirunal BalaramaVarma III and Staunch follower of BHARAT RATHNA Late Shri.MGR(M.G.RAMACHANDRAN) and follo…

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    Spike511

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    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969) 

    WILLIAM3 NICHOLS (ISAAC2, THOMAS1) was born 1742, and died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA,…

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    Spike511

    http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenzie/GenNICHOLS.htm

    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969)

    ISAAC2 NICHOLS (THOMAS1) died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA . He married MARGERY COX March…

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