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Today is July 13.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
James Alderton (1849-1929)John Alderton (1806-1893)Mary Coffee (1816-1902)Lower Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Australia Archer (1882-1965)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Karl Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg (1668-1721)Viktor I. Amadeus von Anhalt-Bernburg (1634-1718)Elisabeth von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1642-1677)Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
John Jacob Astor (1864-1912)William Backhouse Astor (1829-1892)Caroline Webster Schermerhorn (1830-1908)Rhinebeck, New York, United States
Dirk Maartensz Bakker (1755-1841)Maarten Dirksz Bakker (1727-1790)Trijntje Louris Been (1726-1791)Den Helder, Texel, North Holland, Netherlands
Jonas Bond (1664-1727)William Bond (1625-1695)Sarah Biscoe (1626-1693)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Charles Karl Breitenbuecher (1843-1913)Germany
Ann Broadaway (1654)Ambrose Broadaway (1618-1658)Mary (1620-1682)
Marie Anne of Portugal (1861-1942)Miguel of Portugal (1802-1866)Adelheid von Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (1831-1909)Schloss Bronnbach, Bronnbach, Germany
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Familypedia people who died on this day

 FatherMotherDeath placeAge at death
John Aberdein (1815-1880)James Aberdein (1785-1855)Margaret Hogg (1785-1857)Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
George Caspar Adams (1863-1900)John Quincy Adams (1833-1894)Fanny Crowninshield (1839-1911)Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States37
Louisa Catherine Adams (1831-1870)Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889)Bagni di Lucca, Lucca, Italy39
Thomas Adams (1725-1812)Thomas Adams (1688-1763)Mary Ellis (1691-1778)Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts87
Laurens Andriessen Van Boskerck (c1625-1694)Bergen County, New Jersey, United States69
Alfred Baker (1836-1919)Thomas Baker (1818-)Charlotte Sweetman (1820-1839)Swan Street, Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia83
Annie Maria Ball (1868-1957)Edward Ball (1834-1877)Ann Dornan (-1921)Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia89
Simeon Bigelow (1752-1837)John Bigelow (1715-1787)Grace Allen (1719-1785)Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont85
Annabella Bland (c1615-1683)John Smith Bland (1572-1668)Isabella Drake (1580-1639)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Laney Ann Adair (1824-1881)Thomas Adair (1774-1858)Rebecca Brown (1776-1846)John Ellis Ewing (1822-1905)Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States
Frances Elizabeth Appleton (1817-1861)Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Maria Theresa Gold (1786-1833)Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Pedro III de Aragón (1240-1285)Jaime I de Aragón (1208-1276)Violant of Hungary (c1216-1253)Constance of Sicily (1249-1302)
Joel Bent (1750-1812)Elijah Bent (1713-1797)Susannah Stone (1720-1801)Marcy Mason (1743-1840)Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Marrigje Adriana Boot (1900-1976)Casper Boot (c1875-1919)Mensje Schlingmann (c1870-1942)Christiaan Herman Hietkamp (1889-1975)Woerden, Utrecht, Netherlands
Apolonia Borst (1822-1909)Jan Borst (c1789-1850)Barbera Bakker (1791-1847)Arie Schakenbos (c1814-1864)Alkemade, South Holland, Netherlands
Nikolaas Borst (1825-1859)Jan Borst (c1789-1850)Barbera Bakker (1791-1847)Geertje van Veen (c1825-1860)Alkemade, South Holland, Netherlands
Seth Botts (1713-1776)Thomas Botts (1674-1742)Elizabeth Kennon (1679-1751)Libuccah Sabina Birdwell (1715-1785)Stafford County, Virginia, USA
Lillian Marie Bounds (1899-1997)Willard Pehall Bounds (1857-1916)Jeanette Short (1854-1931)Walter Elias Disney (1901-1966)
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Lebbeus Thaddeus Coons (1811-1872)Thomas Coons (1766-1816)Elizabeth Crandall (1778-)Esther Coope Minshall (1846-1905)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Caroline Crouch (c1845-1937)Henry Crouch (c1811-1886)Elizabeth Mary May (1817-1884)Edmund Baines (c1835-1915)St Johns, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)Stephen Longfellow (1776-1849)Zilpah Wadsworth (1778-1851)Frances Elizabeth Appleton (1817-1861)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Hannah Sherman (1668-1745)William Sherman (c1640-1680)Desire Doty (c1645-1731)William Ring (c1653-1731)Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony
James Teare Wearne (1840-1914)Joseph Wearne (1802-1856)Susannah Rogers (1803-1886)Margaret Loutit (1846-1894)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
William IV of the United Kingdom (1765-1837)George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)Adelheid von Sachsen-Meiningen (1792-1849)Kew, Surrey, England
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