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Today is September 23.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Geoffrey, Duke of Brittany (1158-1186) Henry II of England (1133-1189) Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204)
Catherine Blundell (1836-1895) Joseph Blundell (1799-1852) Jane Elkin (1817-1883) Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
Jane Brown (1853-1892) John Brown (1821-1896) Sarah Jane Alcorn (1826-1908) Cattai, New South Wales, Australia
James A.W.F. Butler (1849-1943) John Butler (1808-1854) Frances Jane Paget
Clotilde de Bourbon (1759-1802) Louis de Bourbon (1729-1765) Maria Josepha von Sachsen (1731-1767) Versailles
Fernando VI of Spain (1713-1759) Philip V of Spain (1683-1746) Maria Louise de Savoie (1688-1714) Madrid
Mercy Doty (1684-aft1727) Edward Doty (bef1638-aft1688) Sarah Faunce (c1645-1695) Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony
David Jacob Eisenhower (1863-1942) Jacob Frederick Eisenhauer (1826-1906) Margaret Rebecca Matter (1825-1890) Washington Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
Richard Eltonhead (1582-1664) William Eltonhead (c1556-) Anne Bowers (c1560-) Elton Head Hall, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Thomas Henry Abbott (1870-1954) Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903) Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926) 84
Katharina von Sachsen-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg (1513-1535) Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543) Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563) Stockholm, Sweden 22
Carolina Banté (1842-1842) Willem Banté (1799-1868) Gerritje Beltman (1800-1846) Olst, Overijssel, Netherlands
Stephen Blanch (1820-1867) Edward Blanch (c1787-1860) Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837) Woodford Island, New South Wales, Australia 47
May Harriet Bowden (1906-1994) George Bowden (1859-1943) Emma Jane May (1861-1947) Walcha, New South Wales, Australia 88
Sarah Bowerman (1838-1906) William T Thomas (1797) Mary Ann Partridge (1797-1877) Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 68
Alison Brown (1870-1927) Nimmo Brown (1828-1904) Margaret Ralston (1818-1907) Orange, New South Wales, Australia 57
Theresia Brunswik von Korompa (1775-1861) Anton Brunswik von Korompa (1745-1793) Elisabeth Wankel von Seeberg (1752-1830) Budapest, Austrian Empire 86
Edward Buckman (1859-1918) Jabez Buckman (1818-1901) Mary Ann Albury (1821-1906) Bowraville, New South Wales, Australia 59
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Walter Backhouse (1875-1918) Joseph Backhouse (1839-1898) Ann Marshall (1842-1898) Sarah Jane Beardsmore (1882) Pontefract
Martha Barlow (1853-1920) Charles Barlow (1813-1901) Amelia Sherringham (1820-1896) Arthur Colwell (1853-1933) Baradine
Sarah Jane Beardsmore (1882) David Beardsmore (1840-1912) Rebecca Beardsmore (1842) Walter Backhouse (1875-1918) Pontefract
John Bridge (1853-1939) William Bridge (1819-1861) Sarah Carpenter (1826-1914) Susan Clifford (1859-1939) Scone, New South Wales
Elizabeth Cavendish (1723-1760) William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755) Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777) John Ponsonby (1713-1787)
Thomas Christie (1797-1862) Mary Lamb (1818-1889) Sydney
Arthur Colwell (1853-1933) Charles Colwell (1813-1870) Eliza Lemon (1807-1880) Martha Barlow (1853-1920) Baradine
John Coolidge (1906-2000) John Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) Grace Anna Goodhue (1879-1957) Florence Trumbull (1904-1998) Plainville, Connecticut
Marian Bertha Cox (1849-1927) Edgar Cox (1822-1901) Mary Andrewina Piper (1827-1882) David R Dale (1843-1901) Darlinghurst, New South Wales
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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
David R Dale (1843-1901) John Dale (c1783-1860) Mary Williams (1802-?) Margaret MacDonald (?-?)+Marian Bertha Cox (1849-1927) Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Mary Oakman (1707-aft1745) Tobias Oakman (c1664-1750) Elizabeth Doty (1673-1745) Jedediah Eames (1701-c1738)+Robert Sherman (1715-aft1782) Marshfield, Massachusetts
William James Oaten (1846-) Frederick Oaten (1813-1888) Dinah Bradbeer (1811-1888) Emma Victoria Frankcom (c1840-1880)+Caroline Lee (c1851-) Southwark
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