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Today is November 29.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Arthur John Albury (1875-1952) John William Albury (1849-1889) Mercy Cause (1852-1912) Mitchells Island, New South Wales, Australia
Christian August von Anhalt-Zerbst (1690-1747) Johann Ludwig von Anhalt-Zerbst (1656-1704) Christine Eleonore von Zeutsch (1666-1669) Dornburg
Leopold von Anhalt-Köthen (1694-1728) Emanuel Lebrecht von Anhalt-Köthen (1671-1704) Gisela Agnes von Rath (1669-1740) Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
John Bent (1689-c1754) John Bent (1636-1717) Martha Rice (1657-c1716) Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Neville Allan Blanchette (1888-) Allan George Blanchette (1865-) Ellen Josephine Pratt Nasirabad, Bombay, India
George Bradman (1875-1961) Charles Andrew Bradman (1832-1907) Elizabeth Biffin (1844-1924) Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
John Cheney (1756-1793) Oliver Cheney (1722-) Hannah Littlefield (1723-) Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut
David Guillan Crombie (1797-1879) John Crombie (1750-1841) Elizabeth Guillan (1752-1839) Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Ferenc Cseszneky de Milvány et Csesznek (1876-c1924)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Grietje Jans (-1775) Jan Wognum 40
Leopold von Anhalt-Köthen (1694-1728) Emanuel Lebrecht von Anhalt-Köthen (1671-1704) Gisela Agnes von Rath (1669-1740) Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany 34
Thomas Bacon (1853-1943) John Bacon (c1817-1866) Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914) Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
Gertrude Rosa Burgess (1874-1958) George Burgess (1829-1905) Eliza Knight (1844-1878) 14 Sweets Road, Kingswood, South Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom 84
Jean de Charolais (1231-1267) Hugues IV de Bourgogne (1213-1272) Yolande de Dreux (1212-1248) 36
Marie of Anjou (1404-1463) Louis II of Naples (1377-1417) Yolande of Aragon (1384-1442) Chateliers-en-Poitou 59
Thomas Cecil (1797-1873) Henry Cecil, 1st Marquess of Exeter (1754-1804) Sarah Hoggins (c1773-1797) 76
Matilda Chivell (c1838-1903) Joseph Chivell (c1798-1855) Ann Bennie Goard (1800-1880) Penfield, South Australia, Australia 65
Karolina Chotková von Chotkov und Vojnín (1865-1919) Bohuslav Chotek of Chotkov and Vojnín (1829-1896) Wilhelmine Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau (1838-1886) Perglas, Sokolov District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic 54
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
Grace Allen (1719-1785) Thomas Allen (1690-1777) Sarah Grande (1688-1723) John Bigelow (1715-1787) Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Maria Anna von Anhalt-Dessau (1837-1906) Leopold IV. Friedrich von Anhalt-Dessau (1794-1871) Frederica Wilhelmina Louise von Preußen (1796-1850) Friedrich Karl von Preußen (1828-1885) Berlin, Germany
Heinrich von Österreich (1208-1228) Leopold VI. von Österreich (1176-1230) Theodora Angelina (c1182-1246) Agnes von Thüringen (1205-1246) Nürnberg
Margarethe von Österreich (c1205-1266) Leopold VI. von Österreich (1176-1230) Theodora Angelina (c1182-1246) Heinrich VII of the Holy Roman Empire (1211-1242) Nürnberg
Joseph Backhouse (1754-1832) Rebecca Limbert (1761-1789) Garforth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
John Ernest William Belcher (1874-) Charles Ernest Belcher (1846-1919) Margaret McDonald (-1888) Clara Sabina Ford (1878-1965) Peelwood, New South Wales, Australia
John Bigelow (1715-1787) Joshua Bigelow (1677-1728) Hannah Fisk (1680-1733) Grace Allen (1719-1785) Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Patience Bigelow (1695-1771) James Bigelow (1660-1728) Elizabeth Child (1670-1707) Samuel Woods (1690-1773) Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
John Blundell (1877-1954) Charles Blundell (1837-bef1909) Ellen Amelia Moore (1837-) Minnie Charlick (1878-1961) Register Office, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g2 Wedding2 place
Walter Allen (1601-1681) Abigail Rogers (1625-) Charlestown, Middlesex County, England
Joan Beaufort (1379-1440) John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (1340-1399) Catherine De Roet (1350-1403) Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland (c1364-1425) Château de Beaufort, Haute-Loire, France
Hendrik Blikkenhorst (c1815-?) Hendrik Blikkenhorst (1782-?) Adriana Waterman (1782-?) Johanna Hoedelmans (c1820-?) den Helder, North Holland, Netherlands
Alfonso XII de España (1857-1885) Francisco de Asís de Borbón (1822-1902) Isabella II de España (1830-1904) Maria Christina von Österreich (1858-1929)
Welcome Chapman (1849-1900) Welcome Chapman (1805-1893) Susan Amelia Risley (1807-1888) Harriet Zelnora Marsden (1854-1884) Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Thomas Chaseling (c1772-1847) Margaret McMahon (c1777-1815) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
David Fullmer (1847-1922) David Fullmer (1803-1879) Rhoda Ann Marvin (1813-1892) Elizabeth Winter (1860-1900) Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Margaret McMahon (c1777-1815) Thomas Chaseling (c1772-1847) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland (c1364-1425) John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby (1328-1388) Maud Percy (-1379) Joan Beaufort (1379-1440) Champagne (Château de Beaufort, Champagne, France)
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