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Today is February 15.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Horace Martin Alexander (1812-1881)James Alexander (1769-c1841)Frances Ehart (1772-)a tobacco plantation, Canesville, Orange County, Virginia, United States
James Allen (1806-1846)James Allen (1776-1848)Jane Heathwood (1775-1845)Ohio, United States
Susan Brownell Anthony (1820-1906)Daniel Anthony (1794-1862)Lucy Read (1793-1880)Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Alice Maria Apps (1856-1912)William Apps (c1812-1886)Maria Brucker (c1814-1882)Razorback, New South Wales, Australia
John Aspinwall (1774-1847)John Aspinall (1705-1774)Rebecca Mary Smith (1734-1809)New York City, New York
William Benjamin Bacon (1823-1906)Daniel Carpenter Bacon (1787-1856)Desire Taylor Gorham (1793-1843)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Elizabeth Ball (1765-1866)Lebbeus Ball (1738-1806)Thankful Stowe (1738-1802)Granville, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Jerusha Barden (1805-1837)Seth Barden (1769-1844)Sarah A Finch (1775-1805)Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
George J Barrett (1821-1899)John Barrett (1789-1873)Ellen Simpson (1784-1875)Ribchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
Asa Adgate (1767-1832)Matthew Adgate (1737-1818)Eunice Baldwin (1750-1787)Ausable Chasm, Clinton County, New York, United States65
Zebulon Allen (1727-1786)Joseph Allen (1702-1786)Hannah Clesson (1705-1790)
Bartholomew Allerton (1612-1658)Isaac Allerton (1586-1658)Mary Norris (1588-1621)Bramfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
William Hackly Allred (1858-1922)James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866)Hayden, Uintah County, Utah64
Arthur Angel (1882-1907)Harkless Angel (1853-1931)Elizabeth Witt (1857-1932)Bowral, New South Wales, Australia25
Andrew Anlezark (1862-1908)James Anlezark (1806-1874)Matilda Hawthorn (1821-1880)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia46
William Appleton (1786-1862)Joseph Appleton (1751-1795)Mary Hook (1756-1842)Longwood, Massachusetts, United States76
Margaret Alida Rebecca Armstrong (1800-1872)John Armstrong (1758-1843)Alida Livingston (1761-1822)Manhattan, New York, United States72
Julianna Asguthy (1702-1776)Abaújdevecser, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County, Northern Hungary Region, Hungary
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Rueben Warren Allred (1827-1916)Martin Carrel Allred (1806-1840)Mary Heskett (1810-1840)Elzadie Emeline Ford (1827-1887)Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Eleonore Wilhelmine von Anhalt-Köthen (1696-1726)Emanuel Lebrecht von Anhalt-Köthen (1671-1704)Gisele Agnes von Rath (1670-1740)Friedrich Erdmann von Sachsen-Merseburg (1691-1714)Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551)Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (c1455-1516)Margarete von Münsterberg-Öls (1473-1530)Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577)Dessau, Germany
Manuel Machado Avila (1881-1961)Adriana Matilda Azevedo Avila (1891-1981)Novato, Marin County, California, United States
Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 1st Bt. (1762-1857)Thomas Barrett-Lennard, 17th Baron Dacre (1717-1786)Elizabeth Fitzthomas (-1805)Dorothy St. Aubyn (-1830)
Michael Barstow (1600-1674)George Barstow (c1575-)Gracia Halsted (1597-1671)Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Henry Beaumont, 3rd Baron Beaumont (1340-1369)John Beaumont, 2nd Baron Beaumont (c1317-1342)Eleanor Plantagenet (c1318-1372)Margaret de Vere (c1344-1398)
Elizabeth Biddle (1626-1705)Joseph Biddle (1586-1635)Martha Crander (1592-1635)Samuel Arnold (1622-1693)Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Ann Butler (1831-1907)Sylvester Butler (c1804-1847)Ann Andrew Elkin (1805-1833)George Adam Worboys (1834-1908)Windsor, 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
Horace Martin Alexander (1812-1881)James Alexander (1769-c1841)Frances Ehart (1772-)Catherine Houston (1831-1900)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Sarah Elinor Brown (1827-1914)Charles Brown (1804-1839)Mary Arey (1806-1875)Lisbon Lamb (1827-1880)Kanesville, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
John Drane (c1820-1845)William Drane (c1778-1858)Susannah Drane-nee-UnknownMargaret McPhee (1822-1905)Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
George William Finch, 10th Earl of Winchilsea (1791-1858)George Finch-Hatton (1747-1823)Elizabeth Mary Murray (1760-1825)Emily Georgiana Bagot (-1848)
Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577)Joachim I. Nestor von Brandenburg (1484-1535)Elisabeth of Denmark (1485-1555)Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551)Dessau
Elizabeth of Denmark (1524-1586)Frederick Oldenburg (1471-1533)Sophia von Pommern (1498-1568)Ulrich III. von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1528-1603)København
Alexandru Sutzu (1837-1895)Grigore Sutzu (1813-1848)Catinca Mavrogheni (1818-1894)Lucia Miclescu (1847-1894)Iași, Iași County, Moldavia, Romania
Susanna Unknown (c1598-1662)James Thompson (?-?)Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Richard Watkins (1791-c1885)Thomas Watkins (c1755-)Ann Bevan (c1755-)Mary Cashmore (1790-1864)
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