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Today is April 25.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Ezra Taft Benson Adair (1848-1848) Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889) Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848) Mt Pisgah, Iowa
Sarah Allen (1822-1897) Andrew Allen (1782-1867) Eunice Miner (1783-1866) Willsboro, New York United States
Friedrich II. von Österreich (1211-1246) Leopold VI. von Österreich (1176-1230) Theodora Angelina (c1182-1246)
Rebecca Bake (1808-1885) Jacob Bake (1773-1849) Catherine Reppert (1779-1851) United States
Jane Bath (1855-1951) William Bath (1804-1870) Sarah Jane West (1815-1909) Walcha, New South Wales Australia
Jane Bath (1855-1951) William Bath (1804-1870) Sarah Jane West (1815-1909) Walcha, New South Wales Australia
Jane Eliza Beckett (1827-1909) Samuel Beckett (c1795-1827) Hannah Dalton (1793-1837) Seven Hills, New South Wales Australia
Peter George Bell (1920-1980) Charles Kennett Bell (1887-1958) Ellen Amelia Booth (1885-1968) Sydenham United Kingdom
Maria Cornelia Blok (1853-1873) Hendrik Blok (1813-1880) Johanna Pieterse (1813-1857) Zierikzee Netherlands
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Lucy Adeline Allred (1845-1866) Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905) Lucy Hoyt (1824-1907) Dixie, Utah
Kenneth Wyndham Arbuthnot (1873-1915) William Reierson Arbuthnot (1826-1913) Mary Helen Anstruther (1839-1912) Ypres 42
Maria von Anhalt-Zerbst (1538-1563) Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551) Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577) Rosslau 25
John Brown (1851-1917) John Brown (1821-1896) Sarah Jane Alcorn (1826-1908) Warkworth, New South Wales 66
Heřman Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1786-1822) Jan Nepomuk Rudolf Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1749-1824) Maria Sidonia von Clary und Aldringen (1748-1824) Milan 36
Charlotte Cornwell (1825-1918) Abraham Cornwell (1802-1884) Susannah Eaton (1807-1888) Coogee, New South Wales 93
Henry Cary Dangar (1830-1917) Henry Dangar (1796-1861) Grace Sibley (c1801-1869) Potts Point, New South Wales 87
John Duff of Muldavit (-1593) John Duff (1520-) Elizabeth Abercrombie (c1520-)
John William Farrell (1861-1933) Samuel Farrell (1818-1894) Mary Bath (1831-1903) Walcha, New South Wales 72
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Leendert Bakker (1825-1866) Jan Bakker (1780-1837) Jannetje van Diemen (1776-1833) Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893) Leiden
Neeltje Bankras (1821-1892) Simon Bankras (1797-1841) Aaltje de Jong (1797-1824) Jacob Besseling (1819-1878) Zwaag
Jacob Besseling (1819-1878) Jan Besseling (1787-1868) Immerentiana Ootes (1787-1856) Neeltje Bankras (1821-1892) Zwaag
Nancy Moira Bowes-Lyon (1918-1959) Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1884-1949) Dorothy Beatrix Godolphin Osborne (1888-1946) Lance Amigo Percy Burra-Robinson (1917)+John Michael Matheson Blair (1925-1955) Kensington
John Brown (1851-1917) John Brown (1821-1896) Sarah Jane Alcorn (1826-1908) Mary Jane Sophia Ivory (1864-1934) Sydney
Thomas Brown (1806-1871) James Brown (c1780-) Mary Russell (c1780-) Sarah Benn Turk (1811-1902) Withyham
David Caldwell (1824-1905) John Caldwell (1797-) Janet Gray (1798-1883) Martha Colquhoun (1826-1870) Paisley
Samuel Cary (1677-1759) Francis Cary (1647-1680) Lydia Brett (1655-1728) Mary Poole (1680-1766) Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Annie Louise Chaseling (1856-1881) Thomas Chaseling (1831-1905) Catherine Jamieson (1825-1906) Thomas James Herps (1847-1927) Windsor, 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
Augustus Peter Chick (1852-1933) Peter Chick (c1800-1883) Henrietta Mary Hannagan (1817-1890) Susannah Crossley (1853-1896)+Rubina Craft (1876-1934) Millfield, New South Wales
Susannah Doty (1710-aft1749) John Doty (1668-c1747) Mehitable Nelson (1670-) Elkanah Pratt (c1710-)+John Finney (1701-1791) Plympton, Massachusetts
William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen (1679-1746) George Gordon, 1st Earl of Aberdeen (1637-1720) Anne Lockhart (-1707) Mary Leslie-Melville (c1680-)+Susan Murray (1699-1725)+Anne Gordon (1713-1791) Huntingtower
Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester (1563-1626) Henry Sidney (1529-1586) Mary Dudley (c1532-1586) Barbara Gamage (c1565-1621)+Sarah Blount (-1655)
Judith Smith (1751-1836) Anthony Smith (1723-1810) Lydia Willets (1726-c1798) Jacob Burdg (1743-c1797)+John Hank (c1749-1823)
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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

    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) 

    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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