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Today is April 24.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Arthur Melland Asquith (1883-1939) Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928) Helen Kelsall Melland (1854-1891) Hampstead United Kingdom
Elizabeth Cavendish (1723-1760) William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire (1698-1755) Catherine Hoskins (c1700-1777)
Elizabeth Doty (1704-aft1740) Isaac Doty (1678-1724) Martha Faunce (1680-1745) Plymouth, Massachusetts
Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (1786-1859) Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford (1751-1821) Louisa Thynne (1760-1832) Westminster United Kingdom
Eustace Brownlow Henry Gascoyne-Cecil (1834-1921) James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil, 2nd Marquess of Salisbury (1791-1868) Frances Mary Gascoyne (1802-1839) Westminster United Kingdom
William John Gosper (1856-1934) William Thomas Alexander Gosper (1828-1908) Elizabeth Wood (1830-1901) Windsor, New South Wales Australia
Gilbert Holles, 3rd Earl of Clare (1633-1689) John Holles, 2nd Earl of Clare (1595-1666) Elizabeth Vere (c1608-1683)
Anna Maria Hupkens (1904-1947) Petrus Johannes Hupkens (1881-1937) Anna Maria Catharina Foppen (1881-1930) Maastricht Netherlands
Rebecca Jewell (1778-1860) Asahel Jewell (1774-1790) Hannah Wright (1744-) Winchester, New Hampshire
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
John Abbot (1735-1818) John Abbot (1704-1793) Phebe Fiske (1712-1802) Andover, Massachusetts 83
Thomas Atwood (1696-1784) Stephen Atwood (1651-1722) Apphia Bangs (1651-1722) Mansfield, Connecticut
Gertrud von Österreich (c1228-1299) Heinrich von Österreich (1208-1228) Agnes von Thüringen (1205-1246) 73
Aaltje Banté (1833-1834) Willem Banté (1799-1868) Gerritje Beltman (1800-1846) Olst 1
Lucie Borsita von Martinitz (1609-1651) Jaroslav Borsita von Martinitz (1582-1649) Maria Eusebia von Sternberg (1584-1634) Vienna
William Brazel (1880-1971) Samuel Brazel (1848-1922) Mary Amelia Hobscroft (c1847-1921) Ingleba, New South Wales
Eli W. Brock (1859-1925) James L. Brock, Jr. Mary Gabriella Bankston (1844-1922) Mt. Hermon
Jonathon L Calef (1762-1845) Joseph Calef (1718-1793) Elizabeth Jewell (c1718) Lyman, Maine 83
Samuel Cox (1856-1939) Richard Cox (c1814-1880) Ann Turnbull (1820-1880) Leichhardt, New South Wales 83
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Hannah Austin (1815-1879) John Austin (c1790) Mary Ann Moon (c1794) Thomas J Blanch (1809-1892) Rolvenden
Johannes Simonsz Bakker (c1799-1858) Symon Maartensz Bakker (1761-1812) Catharina Jans Hoogerwerf (1763-) Cornelia Ariens Abbenes (1795-1858) Den Helder
John Belden (1631-1677) Richard Belden (1591-1655) Margaret Ackrenden (?-?) Lydia Standish (1640-1679)
Richard Henry Blackman (1867-1960) Robert Blackman (1835-1925) Jane Sloggett (1837-1922) Emily Hall Blackman (1864-1950) Mudgee
Thomas J Blanch (1809-1892) Edward Blanch (c1787-1860) Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837) Hannah Austin (1815-1879)+Elizabeth Morris (c1813-1889) Rolvenden
Elizabeth Bloodworth (1802-1871) James Bloodworth (c1759-1804) Sarah Bellamy (c1770-1843) Robert Carver (1793-1884) Sydney
John Ebenezer Brown (1914-1998) Ebenezer Brown (1879-1960) Rachel Mitchell Mavor (1874-1934) Jessie Elizabeth Souter (1918-2004) Aberdeen
William Clarke (c1855-1925) Henry Clarke (1822-1907) Jane Rayner (1829-1880) Alice Frances Jane Blake (c1856-1924)
Ellen Clerke (1864-1947) James Clerke (c1831-) Catherine Sherlock (c1830-) John James Stickler (1863-1932) Lansford, Pennsylvania
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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
Thomas George Cramp (1818-1865) Joseph Cramp (c1791-) Frances Sharpe (c1795-) Sarah Ann Hedges (bef1824-1842)+Sarah Lefley (1824-1906) Bloomsbury
Jan Prokop Hartmann von Klarstein (1760-1850) Johann Philipp Hartmann von Klarstein (1734-1767) Maria Anna Kolowrat-Krakowsky (1742-1808) Marie Victoire von Kaunitz (1751-1796) + Aloisia von Saint-Julien und Walsee (1763-1842) Prague
Maria Hoogkamer (1778-1850) Mees Hoogkamer (-1788) Neeltje van Schooten (1753-1825) Cornelis van Steen (1741-1827)+Arie van der Zon (1774-) Sassenheim
Berendina Scheer (1835-1915) Arrien Scheer (1804-1890) Geesje Hansman (1807-1885) Arend Bruintjes (c1833-1875)+Theunis de Jonge (c1839-1927) Genemuiden
August von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1772-1822) Ernst II. von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg (1745-1804) Charlotte von Sachsen-Meiningen (1751-1827) Luise Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1779-1801) + Karoline Amalie von Hessen-Kassel (1771-1848) Kassel
Friedrich August IV. von Sachsen (1797-1854) Maximilian von Sachsen (1759-1838) Carolina di Parma (1770-1804) Maria Karoline von Österreich (1801-1832) + Maria Anna Leopoldine von Bayern (1805-1877) Dresden
Henri II de Lorraine (1563-1624) Charles III de Lorraine (1543-1608) Claude of Angoulême (1547-1575) Catherine de Bourbon (1559-1604) + Margherita Gonzaga (1591-1632) Mantua
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  • February 27, 2014Robin Patterson (talk|contribs)

    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.

  • February 26, 2014RSRAMAVARMA (talk|contribs)

    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…

  • January 3, 2014Spike511 (talk|contribs)

    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,…

  • January 3, 2014Spike511 (talk|contribs)

    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…

  • January 3, 2014Spike511 (talk|contribs)

    REMIX

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