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Today is October 30.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
John Adams (1735-1826) John Adams (1691-1761) Susanna Boylston (1708-1797) Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Elizabeth Botting (1763) Antil Botting (1740-1801) Jane (bef1761-1777) Nuthurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Nancy Brodie Brown (1915-1993) John Stuart Noel Brown (1885-1951) Ida May Wightman (1885-1961) Weabonga, New South Wales, Australia
James Rose Buttsworth (1833-1902) Henry Buttsworth (1789-1853) Sarah Rose (1795-1869) Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia
Andrew of Calabria (1327-1345) Charles I of Hungary (1288-1342) Elisabeth of Poland (1305-1380)
Anne d'Alençon (1492-1562) René d'Alençon (1454-1492) Marguerite de Lorraine (1463-1521)
David Walker Carson (1830-1911) David Carson, Rev. (1799-1834) Jane Walker GILLESPY (1800 - 1882) Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, United States
Ann Cross (1837-1905) Thomas Cross (1775-1843) Martha Bryant (1798-1839) Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Curzon (1887-1962) Montagu Curzon (1846-1907) Esmé Fitzroy (1859-1939)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893) Joseph Abbott (c1790-1862) Harriet Bradford (c1800-1873) Montreal, Quebec, Canada 72
Thomas Arndell (1825-1907) Thomas Arndell (1799-1865) Sophia Loder (1803-1887) "Macquarie", Windsor, New South Wales, Australia 82
Jesse Austin (1815-1904) Aaron Austin (1778-1860) Hannah Doty (1783-1865) Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, United States 89
Kunigunde Barbara Bach (1832-1915) Johann Konrad Bach (1794-1857) Anna Maria Schmidt (1796-1877) Westfield, Chautauqua County, New York, United States 83
John Badger (1800-1840) James Badger (1772-1850) Hannah Sawyer (1777-1824) Montrose, Lee County, Iowa, United States 40
Ellis Barron (1600-1676) William Fitzgerald Barron (1570-1623) Margaret Butler (1572-) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 71
William Henry Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738-1809) William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland (1709-1762) Margaret Cavendish Harley (1715-1785) Bulstrode Park, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom 71
John Blundell (1843-1927) Joseph Blundell (1798-1874) Susan Osborne (1812-1892) Tumut, New South Wales, Australia 84
Rinehart Frederick Brecht (1909-2003) Michael Brecht (1874-1963) Rosa M. Hasley (1878-1966) Amana, Iowa, United States
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Christian Wilfred Beck (1919-1995) Michael Petersen Beck (1881-1955) Flora Ann Cain (1885-1960) Coral Audrey Ward+Marjorie Clarice Gould
John Bigelow (1617-1703) Randall Bigelow (c1578-1626) Mary Warren (1624-1691) + Sarah Bemis (1643-1712) Watertown, Massachusetts
Richard Botting (1690) Edward Botting (1653) Elizabeth Peters (bef1674) Jean Ede (bef1715) Itchingfield
James Boxsell (1835-1907) Thomas Boxsell (1799-1875) Mary Ann Puxted (1802-1875) Mary Ann Faulks (1838-1894)+Clara Susanna Perigo (1854-1934) Brundee, New South Wales
George Bransdon (1857-1927) Roseanne Cameron (1864-1957) Yarrows, New South Wales
Abraham David Brown (1861-1925) Abraham Joseph Brown (1830-1911) Sarah Jane Casson (1838-1905) Alice Adelaide Ellem (1865-1933) Grafton, New South Wales
Matthew Arnold Cameron (1848-1929) Alexander Cameron (c1807-1854) Elizabeth Marks (c1812-1890) Mary Jane West (1872-1934) Walcha, New South Wales
Roseanne Cameron (1864-1957) William Cameron (1838-1904) Sarah Jane Hollis (c1844-1884) George Bransdon (1857-1927) Port Macquarie
Bohuslav Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín (1829-1896) Karel Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín (1783-1868) Maria Sophia Berchtoldovna of Uherèic (1794-1878) Wilhelmine Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (1838-1886) Kostelec nad Orlicí
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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
Manuel I of Portugal (1469-1521) Fernando, Duke of Viseu (1433-1470) Beatriz of Portugal (1430-1506) Isabella of Asturias (1470-1498)+Maria of Aragon (1482-1517)+Eleonore of Castile (1498-1558)
Elizabeth Ann Rope (1808-1889) Anthony Rope (c1759-1843) Elizabeth Pulley (1763-1837) William Jones (c1798-)+Thomas Player (c1792-) Castlereagh, New South Wales
Christian I. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Bischweiler (1598-1654) Karl I. von Pfalz-Zweibrücken-Birkenfeld (1560-1600) Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1570-1649) Magdalene Katharine von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1607-1648)+Marie Johanna von Helfenstein (1612-1665) Bischwiller
Johann II. von Nassau-Saarbrücken (1423-1472) Philipp I. von Nassau-Weilburg (1368-1429) Isabelle de Vaudémont (1397-1456) Johanna von Loen zu Heinsberg (1443-1469)+Elisabeth von Württemberg-Urach (1447-1505) Saarbrücken
Otto IV. von Orlamünde (c1270-bef1318) Otto III. von Orlamünde (1244-1285) Agnes von Leiningen (1240-bef1300) Adelheid von Käfernburg (c1272-1305)+Katharina von Hessen (1286-1322)
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