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Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Ezra Taft Benson Adair (1848-1848)Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889)Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)Mt Pisgah, Union County, Iowa
Sarah Allen (1822-1897)Andrew Allen (1782-1867)Eunice Miner (1783-1866)Willsborough, Essex County, 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)Indiana, United States
James Ballou (1761-1808)James Ballou (1723-1812)Tamasin Cook (1725-1804)Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Jane Bath (1855-1951)William Bath (1804-1870)Sarah Jane West (1815-1909)"Malford", 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)51 Brosely Grove, Sydenham, England, United Kingdom
Maria Cornelia Blok (1853-1873)Hendrik Blok (1813-1880)Johanna Pieterse (1813-1857)Zierikzee, Zeeland, Netherlands
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Familypedia people who died on this day

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Joseph Stewart Allen (1806-1889)Daniel Allen (1770-1854)Nancy Agnes (1771-1854)Huntington, Emery County, Utah, United States
Lucy Adeline Allred (1845-1866)Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905)Lucy Hoyt (1824-1907)Dixie, Washington County, Utah21
Kenneth Wyndham Arbuthnot (1873-1915)William Reierson Arbuthnot (1826-1913)Mary Helen Anstruther (1839-1912)Ypres, West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium42
Georg II. von Anhalt-Dessau (1454-1509)Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (c1390-1474)Anne von Lindau-Ruppin (c1430-1513)55
Maria von Anhalt-Zerbst (1538-1563)Johann IV. von Anhalt-Dessau (1504-1551)Margaretha von Brandenburg (1511-1577)Rosslau25
William Backhouse Astor (1829-1892)William Backhouse Astor (1792-1875)Margaret Rebecca Armstrong (1800-1872)Paris, Île-de-France, France63
Anna Bernáth (1789-1861)Kožuchov, Trebišov District, Košice Region, Slovakia
William Joseph Bridge (1856-1923)William Bridge (1819-1861)Sarah Carpenter (1826-1914)Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
John Brown (1851-1917)John Brown (1821-1896)Sarah Jane Alcorn (1826-1908)Warkworth, New South Wales, Australia66
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Mary Ann Harriet Abbott (1827-1911)Charles Abbott (1800-1851)Harriett Allen Lempriere (1800-1836)Nigel John Davis Gresley (1817-1879)Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Isaac Appleton (1704-1794)Isaac Appleton (1664-1747)Priscilla Baker (1674-1731)Elizabeth Sawyer (1710-1785)Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
Jesse Appleton (1772-1819)Francis Appleton (1733-1816)Elizabeth Hubbard (1730-1815)Elizabeth Means (1780-1844)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Ann Backus (1695-1761)Joseph Backus (1667-1740)Elizabeth Huntington (1669-1762)Nathaniel Lathrop (1693-1774)Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Jan Bakker (1780-1837)Jannetje van Diemen (1776-1833)Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893)Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Neeltje Bankras (1821-1892)Simon Bankras (1797-1841)Aaltje de Jong (1797-1824)Jacob Besseling (1819-1878)Zwaag, North Holland, Netherlands
Samuel Bass (1600-1694)Humphrey Bass (1565-1616)Mary Buschier (1565-1616)Anne Saville (1601-1693)Essex, England
Arien Beers (1853-1940)Simon Beers (1811-1880)Geesje Appelman (1811-1896)Geertje Koomen (1857-1928)Wervershoof, North Holland, Netherlands
George William Bellamy (1835-1901)John Bellamy (1803-1873)Margaret Ann Kelly (1802-1856)Margaret Elizabeth Ackroyd (1849-1922)Scots Presbyterian church, Church Hill, Sydney, 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
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873)Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (bef1807-)Rose Meyer (bef1807-)Elizabeth Cabot Cary (1822-1907)
Augustus Peter Chick (1852-1933)Peter Chick (c1800-1883)Henrietta Mary Hannagan (1817-1890)Rubina Craft (1876-1934)Millfield, New South Wales, Australia
John Crocker (1637-1711)William Crocker (1614-1692)Alice Hoyt (1614-1684)Mary Bursley (1643-1681)Massachusetts
Susannah Doty (1710-aft1749)John Doty (1668-c1747)Mehitable Nelson (1670-)John Finney (1701-1791)Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony
William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen (1679-1746)George Gordon, 1st Earl of Aberdeen (1637-1720)Anne Lockhart (-1707)Susan Murray (1699-1725)Huntingtower, Scotland, United Kingdom
Thomas Nix (1820-1909)John Nix (1790-1846)Mary Bee (c1792-)Elizabeth Curtis (c1825-1872)Wesleyan Methodist, West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Antje Paaij (1822-1860)Pieter Paaij (1793-1847)Marijtje Bot (1794-1834)Jan Commandeur (-)Wognum, North Holland, Netherlands
Klaas Schoenmaker (1743-1821)Pieter Schoenmaker (1713-1784)Lijsbeth Remberts (1707-1748)Grietje Schuit (1755-1821)Wervershoof, North Holland, Netherlands
Nicolaas Schoenmaker (1750-1809)Jacob Schoenmaker (1722-1778)Anna Stuiver (1727-1797)Duwert Adriaans (1757-c1779)
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