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Today is October 22.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Martha Allyn (1710-1786) Joseph Allyn (1671-bef1743) Mary Doty (1671-bef1743) Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
Charles Artlett (1838-1906) Charles Artlett (bef1837) Lucy Unknown (bef1837) England, United Kingdom
Adele Augusta Ayer (1867-1938) George Manney Ayer (1840-1914) Amy Gridley Butler (1848-1916) Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, United States
Walter Baring (1844-1915) Henry Baring (1776-1848) Cecilia Anne Windham (1803-1874)
William Crawford Beeler Jr. (1920-1974) Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
Joseph William Boon (1854-1909) Edwin Boon (1831-1909) Louisa French (1836-1902) Longford, Tasmania, Australia
Marie Therese de Bourbon (1778-1851) Louis XVI de Bourbon (1754-1793) Marie Antoinette von Habsburg-Lothringen (1755-1793) Versailles, France
William Franklin Brock (1847-1910) Valentine Brock Bethany Ginn (c1820-1880) Pike County
Marvin Pierce Bush (1956) George Herbert Walker Bush (1924) Barbara Pierce (1925) Midland, Texas, United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Benjamin Whatmore Adams (1868-1918) Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920) Eliza Agnes Bradley (bef1840-1925) Mary-street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia 50
Marion Zena Baker (1908-1996) William Josiah Baker (1875-1957) Lydia Jessie Tracey (1877-1964) Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia 88
Petrus Bakker (1859-1940) Leendert Bakker (1825-1866) Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893) Heemstede, North Holland, Netherlands 81
Elizabeth Ann Birch (1824-1899) John Birch (1775-1852) Ann Craven (1778-1846) Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah
Mary Blanch (1828-1915) Edward Blanch (c1787-1860) Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837) Manila, Daggett County, Utah, United States 87
César de Vendôme (1594-1665) Henri IV de Bourbon (1553-1610) Gabrielle d'Estrées Paris 116
Fernando I of Portugal (1345-1383) Pedro I of Portugal (1320-1367) Constance of Peñafiel (c1323-1345) Lisbon 38
Charles Martel (686-741) Pepin of Herstal (635-714) Alpaida (c640-714) Quierzy-sur-Oise 55
William Charlton (1768-1839) Thomas Charlton (bef1768) Anne Bracher (c1735-1806) Kelso, New South Wales, Australia 67
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
John Alderton (1806-1893) Mary Coffee (1816-1902) Lower Portland, New South Wales
Otto V. von Brandenburg (c1246-1298) Otto III. von Brandenburg (1215-1267) Beatrix of Bohemia (c1231-1290) Judith von Henneberg-Coburg (c1247-1327) Freyburg
Michael Franklin Bangasser (1855-1928) Michael Francis Beingesser (1819-1892) Mary Staebell (1819-1899) Margaret Kastler (1857-1969)
Joseph Henry Barsden (1873-1943) Joseph Henry Barsden (1851-1901) Kerrenhappuch Shield (1854-1895) Annie Ferguson Wilson (c1891-) Cottesloe, Western Australia
Joseph Bellamy (1840-1877) James Zadock Bellamy (1798-1875) Hannah Singleton (1802-1869) Emma Diplock (1841-1922) Wollombi, New South Wales
Pieter Bergwerf (1660-1742) Jan Bergwerf (1632-) Annetje Coppert (c1633-) Teuntje van der Velde (1669-) Vlaardingen
Edwin Boon (1831-1909) William Boon (1803-1855) Sarah Barrett (c1805) Louisa French (1836-1902) Longford, Tasmania
Martha Bowerman (1834-1902) William T Thomas (1797) Mary Ann Partridge (1797-1877) Robert Sonter (1838-1905) Carlingford, New South Wales
Anna Cattell (1848-1912) Thomas Cattell (1821-1886) Elizabeth Godfrey (1818-1886) William Nicholas Handebo (1845-1900) Armidale, 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
Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841-1917) Henry Baring (1776-1848) Cecilia Anne Windham (1803-1874) Ethel Stanley Errington (c1845-1898)+Katherine Georgina Louisa Thynne (1865-1933)
Christian Wilfred Beck (1919-1995) Michael Petersen Beck (1881-1955) Flora Ann Cain (1885-1960) Coral Audrey Ward+Marjorie Clarice Gould Coorparoo, Queensland
Marjorie Clarice Gould Alfred Leslie Gould (1898-1974) Clarice May Nelson (1897-1979) Harry Gaskell Hicks (1912-1972)+Christian Wilfred Beck (1919-1995) Brisbane
Cumorah Angus Hall (1867-1918) William Wood Hall (1832-1891) Almira Jane Reid (1840-1912) Sylvia Jane Rackard (1874-1891)+ Elna Helene Christine Christensen (1877-1955) Mink Creek, Idaho
Heinrich I. Reuß zu Schleiz (1639-1692) Heinrich III. Reuß zu Schleiz (1603-1640) Juliane Elisabeth zu Salm-Neufville (1602-1653) Esther von Hardegg (1634-1676)+Maximiliane von Hardegg (1644-1678)+Anna Elisabeth von Sinzendorf (1659-1683) Regensburg
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    I have been researching my paternal side of the family for about 15 years now.  Initially I had my last name only to research, Braham, while researching more and more I found that the original surname was Abraham(s), depending on the person, time and place.  But the curious thing was/is that the family went by Braham Abrahams.  There was a brother…

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    Thanks for the updates and addition of the tree, will look at that functionality next time I am editing. have lots more data in ancestory but the transfer is manual so takes time. Shame there is no automtic GED transfer to get the process started.

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