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Today is August 30.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Randall Arnold (1816-1837) George Arnold (1777-1851) Hannah Randall (1780-1871) Coventry, Rhode Island United States
John Bailey (1572-1651) Thomas Bayley (1547-) Jane Billingsley (1551-1643) Chippenham, Wiltshire
Samuel Blackman (1852-1917) Samuel Blackman (1819-1903) Jane Hoskisson (1827-1907) Bigga, New South Wales Australia
John Blundell (1793-1874) John Blundell (farmer) (-1812) Mary Rice (1754-1827) Horley United Kingdom
Mary Frances Bowes-Lyon (1883-1961) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938) Glamis United Kingdom
John Chaseling (1799-1876) John Hammond (c1775-1812) Margaret McMahon (c1777-1815) Sydney Australia
William Gardner Choate (1830-1920) George Choate (1796-1880) Margaret Manning Hodges (1805-1887) Salem, Massachusetts United States
Salome Collins (1830-1914) William Collins (?-1830) Eunice Doty (?-?) United States
Eliza Crowley (1822-1897) John Crowley (1775-1833) Jane Charlotte Bryant (1796-1869) Windsor, New South Wales Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Eleonore Wilhelmine von Anhalt-Köthen (1696-1726) Emanuel Lebrecht von Anhalt-Köthen (1671-1704) Gisele Agnes von Rath (1670-1740) Weimar 30
Lewis Cass Austin (1859-1926) Jesse Austin (1815-1904) Sarah Ann Chaney (c1822-1869)
Susannah Bailey (1861-1922) Henry Bailey (1841-1903) Sarah Fernance (1842-1929) Point Clare, New South Wales 61
Emily Baker (1838-1914) John Thomas Baker (1813-1890) Jane Louisa Ware (1817-1890) Ulmarra, New South Wales 76
Sarah Amelia Blackman (1827-1909) William R Blackman (c1800-1854) Sarah Ismena M Cobcroft (1799-1872) Stanmore, New South Wales 82
Matthew Arnold Cameron (1848-1929) Alexander Cameron (c1807-1854) Elizabeth Marks (c1812-1890) Walcha, New South Wales 81
Louis XI de Valois (1423-1483) Charles VII de Valois (1403-1461) Marie of Anjou (1404-1463) Plessis-lez-Tours 60
James William Cole (1853-1941) James Cole (c1812-1885) Mary Gutsell (1822-1892) Brooklyn, New South Wales
Salome Collins (1830-1914) William Collins (?-1830) Eunice Doty (?-?) Sioux City, Iowa 84
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Lilly Armstrong (1830-1918) Charles Armstrong (c1800-1865) Naomi Wright (1808-1896) Alexander Cameron (1824-1907)
Alexander Cameron (1824-1907) James Cameron (1792-1864) Catherine Cameron (1802-1872) Lilly Armstrong (1830-1918) Gunny Gunny, New South Wales
Grace Cavanough (1795-1828) Owen Cavanough (1762-1841) Margaret Dowling (1766-1834) Ralph Turnbull (1791-1838) Windsor, New South Wales
Jane Cox (1825-1855) William Cox (1789-1850) Elizabeth Piper (1792-1864) Walter Lamb (1825-1906) Richmond, New South Wales
Samuel Earnest Crouch (1875-1925) Samuel Burton Crouch (1852-1920) Harriett Bourne (1852-1925) Olive Mercy Gillett (1881-1967) Goulburn, New South Wales
Johann George Fenstermacher (1773-1833) William John Fenstermacher (1740-1801) Margaret Elisabeth Lkuk (1742-aft1801) Maria Elizabeth Harter (1778-1824)
Mary Elizabeth Flamell (1794-1854) William Flamell (c1766-1815) Elizabeth Edwards (c1757-1821) Thomas Brown (1786-1836)
Olive Mercy Gillett (1881-1967) John Gillett (c1843-1924) Sarah Ann Amor Spackman (1849-1932) Samuel Earnest Crouch (1875-1925) Goulburn, New South Wales
Elizabeth Grono (c1791-1871) John Grono (1767-1847) Elizabeth Bristow (1771-1848) David Hartley (c1783-1863) Windsor, New South Wales
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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 Day (1814-1893) Thomas Day (1789-1826) Sarah Lee (1770) Ann Andrus Danks (bef1836)+Mary Ann Tophouse (1809)+Charlotte Ann Clark (1837-1887)+Sarah Vine (bef1865)+Catherine Mitchel Hedering Black (bef1875)
Joseph Anton Johann von Österreich (1776-1847) Leopold II von Habsburg-Lothringen (1747-1792) Maria Luisa de España (1745-1792) Aleksandra Pavlovna Romanova (1783-1801)+Hermine von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1797-1817)+Maria Dorothea von Württemberg (1797-1855) Schaumburg Castle, Rhineland-Palatinate
Arthur Page (1853-1920) James Page (1814-1877) Susanna de la Force (1817-1898) Emily Jane Smith (1856-1908)+Hannah Mary Elliott (c1871-1945) Marrickville, New South Wales
Elizabeth Rhymes (c1774-1841) Matthew James Everingham (1769-1817)+Patrick McGahay (1803) Wilberforce, New South Wales
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    Phil allen

    Hi

    August 26, 2014 by Phil allen

    Thanks for the updates and addition of the tree, will look at that functionality next time I am editing. have lots more data in ancestory but the transfer is manual so takes time. Shame there is no automtic GED transfer to get the process started.

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    Robin Patterson

    The 33,333 counts only the pictures that have been uploaded. There are thousands more that appear automatically by a process of transclusion from Wikimedia Commons.

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    Taurus82

    The Bradlee Lineage

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    Robin Patterson

    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.

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