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Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Thomas Boylston Adams (1772-1832) John Adams (1735-1826) Abigail Smith (1744-1818) Quincy, Massachusetts United States
Harriet Anne Ashley-Cooper (1798-1868) Cropley Ashley-Cooper, 6th Earl of Shaftesbury (1768-1851) Anne Spencer (1773-1865)
William Ball (1796-1885) Jonathan Ball (1751-1819) Mary Pratt (1752-1825) Boston
Abraham Beaulieu (1822-1844)
John Bergey (1759-1849) Isaac Bergey (1734-1805) Susanna Landis (1735-1770) Franconia Township, Pennsylvania United States
Thomas Blanch (1854-1931) Stephen Blanch (1820-1867) Elizabeth Maria Campbell (c1821-1899) Sydney Australia
Florence Bogue (1881-1949) James Bogue (1847-1890) Jane Gaskell (c1847-) Maryborough Australia
Sargent Bradlee (1898-1929) Frederick Josiah Bradlee I (1866-1951) Elizabeth Whitwell Thomas (1868-1952) Boston United States
Clarence Elmer Brown (1894-1978) Augustus Stanfer Brown (1876-1964) Ida Amelia Sweeton (1878-1971) Beersheba Springs, Tennessee United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901) John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847) Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902) Turramurra, New South Wales 59
Robert Arbuthnot, Sr, 1st of Haddo-Rattray (c1694-1756) John Arbuthnot, Sr, of Whitehill and Toddlehills (c1670-) Barbara MacRanald (c1670-)
Raymond Asquith (1878-1916) Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928) Helen Kelsall Melland (1854-1891)
Alfred George Back (1897-1946) John Back (1860-1937) Lydia Matilda Jane Bright (1875-1939) Condobolin 49
Anna M. Bangasser (1986-1996)
Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Gustav V of Sweden (1858-1950) Viktoria von Baden (1862-1930) Helsingborg 91
Robert Steer Bowker (1861-1928) Richard Ryther Steer Bowker (c1816-1903) Lydia Frances Phillips (1830-1878) Woollahra, New South Wales 67
Margaret Brisbin (1755-1847) William Brisbin (1724-1799) Selitje Matthis (1728-) Arcadia, New York
David Brown (1847-1861) Thomas Brown (1806-1871) Sarah Benn Turk (1811-1902) Yass, New South Wales 14
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Samuel Arndell (1797-1874) John Arndell (1772-1805) Elizabeth Jackson (1771-1837) Elizabeth Dring (1794-1890) Colo, New South Wales
Ursula von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1552-1620) Franz I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1510-1581) Sibylle von Sachsen (1515-1592) Heinrich von Braunschweig-Dannenberg (1533-1598) Artlenburg
George Manney Ayer (1840-1914) John Varnum Ayer (1812-c1877) Elida Vanderburgh Manney (1802-c1877) Amy Gridley Butler (1848-1916) Delavan, Wisconsin
William Blyton (1804-1877) William Blyton (bef1804) Charlotte Poinder (bef1804) Eliza Jane Smith (1812-1870)+Susan Jackson (1848-1925) Campbelltown, New South Wales
Amy Gridley Butler (1848-1916) George Selden Butler (1820-1907) Elizabeth Ely Gridley (1826-1916) George Manney Ayer (1840-1914) Delavan, Wisconsin
Selina Butt (1832-1862) Jacob Butt (1807-1878) Ann Smart (1801-1872) Samuel Wheeler (1821-1909) Camden, New South Wales
Phyllis Rosina Charman (1921-1998) Henry Albert Charman (1896-1965) Lottie Rosina Osborne (1900-1984) George Wilfred Huckle (1919-1973) Kingston upon Thames
Catherine Amelia Clancy (1872-1898) John Clancy (c1834-1890) Bridget Redden (c1840-1882) Francis Edmund Day (1869-) Fitzroy, Victoria
Charles Colless (1823-1898) George Colless (c1771-1851) Anne Goodwin (1780-1853) Mary Ann Lees (1834-1917) Upper Castlereagh, 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
Amelia Zellah Cramp (1855-1934) Thomas George Cramp (1818-1865) Sarah Lefley (1824-1906) +William Charles Llewellyn (1858-1938) Grafton, New South Wales
Horia Horeanga (1938) Paraschiv Horeanga (1906-1994) Miette Tașcă (1912-2006) Berthe Decapitani (1948) + Françoise Comte (1961) Champigny-sur-Veude
Bernhard I. von Baden-Baden (1364-1431) Rudolf VI. von Baden-Baden (c1346-1372) Mechthild von Sponheim-Starkenburg (c1345-c1407) Margarete von Hohenberg (?-1419) + Anna von Oettingen (c1380-1436)
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