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Today is September 18.

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 FatherMotherBirth place
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Jude Allen (1743-1828)Jude Allen (1714-1793)Elizabeth Locke (1718-1771)Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
Daniel Hinckley Arnold (1800-1887)Dan Arnold (1767-1855)Arethusa Gillett (1765-1852)Hebron, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States
John Bass (1630-1716)Samuel Bass (1600-1694)Anne Saville (1601-1693)Saffron Waldon, Essex, England
Andor Battha (1819-1879)Sámuel Battha (1791-1877)Karolina Kandó (1795-1896)Szentmártonkáta, Pest County, Central Hungary Region, Hungary
Hunn Carrington Beach (1794-1873)Hunn Beach (1764-1796)Margaret Foote (1769-1807)Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
Georgiana Augusta Berkeley (1749-1820)Augustus Berkeley, 4th Earl of Berkeley (1716-1755)Elizabeth Drax (c1720-1792)Cranford, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Samuel Bigelow (1679-1734)Samuel Bigelow (1653-1730)Mary Flagg (1657-1720)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Henry Patton Foote Blythe (1851-1898)Thomas Jefferson Blythe (1829-1907)Esther Elvira Buam (c1825-c1865)Tippah County, Mississippi, United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Abigail Abbe (1767-1851)John Abbe (1743-1832)Abial Averill (1738-1832)Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan, United States
Hannah Adgate (1653-1695)Thomas Adgate (c1620-1707)Elizabeth Unknown (1625-c1654)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States42
Horace Martin Alexander (1812-1881)James Alexander (1769-c1841)Frances Ehart (1772-)Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States69
John James Allen (1797-1871)James Allen (1762-1844)Jane Steele (1758-1826)Botetourt County, Virginia, United States74
Johan Peder Apel (1809-1890)Georg Andreas Apel (c1784-1863)Ane Pedersdatter (1781-1861)Vintersbølle, Denmark81
William Arbuthnot, 1st Baronet (1766-1829)Robert Arbuthnot, Jr, 2nd of Haddo-Rattray (c1728-1803)Mary Urquhart (1745-1818)Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom63
Albert Arnold (1807-1881)George Arnold (1777-1851)Hannah Randall (1780-1871)Victoria, Knox County, Illinois, United States74
Josiah Arnold (1707-1763)William Arnold (1681-1758)Deliverance Whipple (1676-1766)Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island56
Karl XV of Sweden (1826-1872)Oscar I of Sweden (1799-1859)Joséphine de Beauharnais (1807-1876)Malmö, Sweden46
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Lewis Allen (1783-1844)Thomas Allen (1755-1842)Amelia Taber (1758-1838)Mary Denison Smith (1789-1854)Connecticut
Isabella Annesley (c1837-c1911)James Annesley (c1801-1883)Elizabeth Quinn (c1810-1883)John Field (1832-1873)St Bernards, Hartley, New South Wales, Australia
Marijtje Bakker (1822-)Olfert Bakker (1774-1848)Marijtje Kwaadman (c1786-aft1852)Klaas Bakker (1809-aft1862)Zwaag, North Holland, Netherlands
Joseph Bangs (1713-c1757)Samuel Bangs (1680-1750)Mary Hinckley (1678-1741)Thankful Hamlin (1715-1768)Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
George Hunt Barton (1852-1933)George Barton (1824-1894)Mary Susan Hunt (1821-1863)Eva May Beede (1855-1932)Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Eva May Beede (1855-1932)George Sloan Beede (1831-1904)Helen Mary Samborne (1833-)George Hunt Barton (1852-1933)Stow, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Catherine Ann Behan (1842-1942)Peter Behan (c1795-1874)Margaret Hogan (1812-1884)James Henry Hanrahan (c1842-1905)Black Springs, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Joshua Bemis (1729-1789)Samuel Bemis (1690-1776)Sarah Barnard (1694-1756)Sarah White (1737-1791)Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Ethel Ester Blunt (1876-1958)Frederick Lynch Blunt (1848-1898)Mary Richey (1850-1940)Earle Christmas Grafton Page (1880-1961)Ashfield, 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
Klaas Bakker (1809-aft1862)Jan Bakker (c1780-bef1852)Elisabeth Schoenmaker (1772-1831)Marijtje Bakker (1822-)Zwaag, North Holland, Netherlands
Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859-1930)Charles Altamont Doyle (1832-1893)Mary Josephine Foley (1837-1920)Jean Elizabeth Leckie (-1940)St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Madeleine Talmage Force (1893-1940)William Hurlbut Force (1852-1917)Katherine Arvilla Talmage (1863-1930)William Karl Dick (1888-1953)New York City, New York, United States
Charles Henry Hockings (1901-)Coral Lydia Curd (1918-2006)Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Samuel Howe (1642-1713)John Howe (1620-1680)Mary Martha Jones (1618-1698)Sarah Leavitt (1658-1726)Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Eva Ella Merrick (1890-1977)Joseph Merrick (1845-1922)Matilda Payne (1846-1927)Laban Thomas Medhurst (1893-1953)Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
Jan Overmars (c1827-1859)Willem Overmars (1796-1849)Willemina van Putten (1802-1872)Gerritdina Loman (c1828-1910)Olst, Overijssel, Netherlands
Hephzibah Wall (1806-1888)Matthias Wall (c1780-c1810)Mary Unknown (-c1820)Gilbert Woolsey (1785-1864)Harrison County, Missouri, United States of America
Gilbert Woolsey (1785-1864)Thomas Woolsey (1760-1797)Phoebe Gilbert (1763-1835)Hephzibah Wall (1806-1888)Livingston County, Missouri, United States
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