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Today is October 25.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Thomas Adair (1774-1858) Joseph Adair (1745-1820) Sarah Lowe (1750-1844) Laurens County, South Carolina
Trijntje Bakker (1824-1897) Cornelis Bakker (1801-aft1824) Antje Laan (1791-aft1824)
Mary Elizabeth Cannon (1903-2000) Joseph Warren Cannon (1868-1948) Harriet Thomas Vinson (1877-1958) Cordele, Crisp County, Georgia, United States
Renée of Orleans (1510-1574) Louis XII of Orléans (1462-1515) Anne de Bretagne (1477-1514)
Sarah Lydia Jane Clark (1882-1943) Thomas James Clark (1857-?) Tamar Jane Rose (1865-1923) Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Eliza Mary Cobcroft (1842-1925) George John Cobcroft (1810-1874) Maria McGinnis (1818-1903) Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia
Edgar Cox (1822-1901) William Cox (1764-1837) Anna Blachford (1796-1869) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Robert Dawson (1782-1865) Joseph Dawson (bef1782) Elizabeth Carver (bef1782) Great Bentley, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Isaac Doty (1678-1724) John Doty (c1640-1701) Elizabeth Cooke (c1648-1692) Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Charles of Albret (c1370-1415) Arnaud Amanieu d'Albret (1338-1401) Marguerite de Bourbon (1344-1416) Azincourt 45
Charlotte Albury (1819-1891) John Albury (1794-1868) Ann Ralph (1794-1860) Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia 72
Malcolm II of Scotland (c954-1034) Kenneth II of Scotland (bef954-995) Unknown of Leinster (c930-) 80
Jaime III de Mallorca (1315-1349) Ferran de Mallorca (1278-1316) Isabelle de Sabran (?-1315) Llucmajor 34
Bradley Baldwin (1834-1837) Loammi Baldwin (1803-1860) Charlotte Bradford (1805-1882) 3
John Bigelow (1677-1733) Jonathan Bigelow (1646-1711) Rebecca Shepard (1650-1686) Hanover, Hunterdon County, New Jersey 56
Andrei Bogdan (c1730-1771) Lupu Bogdan (c1692-c1761) Caterina Sturdza (c1705-c1740)
Johnathon Bonham (1843-1926) John Warford Bonham (1811-1888) Lydia A Hornbeck (1813-1898) Clay County, Illinois, United States 83
Hannah Bovis (1805-1892) Thomas Bovis (c1776) Ann Carter (c1780) Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia 87
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
John Adams (1735-1826) John Adams (1691-1761) Susanna Boylston (1708-1797) Abigail Smith (1744-1818) Weymouth, Massachusetts
Thomas Ainsworth Anlezark (1839-1928) James Anlezark (1806-1874) Matilda Hawthorn (1821-1880) Charlotte Rogan (1842-1870)+Mary Jane Choltz (bef1871) Ryde, New South Wales
Chester Alan Arthur (1829-1886) William Arthur (1796-1875) Malvina Stone (1802-1869) Ellen Lewis Herndon (1837-1880) Manhattan
John William Binney (1854-1943) John Binney (bef1854) Sophia Williams (bef1854) Sarah Jane Carr (1867-1960) Inverell
Mary Josephine Blake (c1861-1900) Isidore Maurice Blake (1812-1889) Winifred Agnes Byrne (1822-1892) Robert Edward Rygate (1859-1915) Petersham, New South Wales
Ann Blanch (1831-1896) Edward Blanch (c1787-1860) Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837) Ralph Rae (1834-1880) Newcastle, New South Wales
Rebecca Brown (1776-1846) Roger Brown (c1750-1826) Nancy Molly (c1753-1814) Thomas Adair (1774-1858) Charleston, South Carolina
Felipe di Parma (1720-1765) Philip V of Spain (1683-1746) Elisabetta Farnese di Parma (1692-1766) Louise Elisabeth de Bourbon (1727-1759) Alcalá de Henares
Louise Elisabeth de Bourbon (1727-1759) Louis XV de Bourbon (1710-1774) Maria Leszczyńska (1703-1768) Felipe di Parma (1720-1765) Alcalá de Henares
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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
Mary Ann Howell Arbuthnot (1816-1905) William Arbuthnot (1781-1852) Mary Howell (1782-1854) Monroe Jacobus, Sr. (c1816-c1847)+Nicolas Miller (c1827-1907)
Lucy Frances Gillies (1888-1952) Duncan Gillies (1846-1933) Alice Ann Bath (1857-1925) William Henry Sutherland (1885-1916)+John Laird (1888-1937) Glen Innes, New South Wales
William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth (1784-1853) George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth (1755-1810) Frances Finch (1763-1838) Frances Charlotte Chetwynd-Talbot (1801-1823)+Frances Barrington (1802-1849)
Teancum Pratt (1852-1900) Parley Parker Pratt (1807-1857) Sarah Houston (1822-1886) Sarah Eliza Ewell (1860-1926) + Annie Eliza Mead (1856-1937) Salt Lake City
Ottokar II of Bohemia (c1230-1278) Wenceslaus I of Bohemia (c1205-1253) Kunigunde von Staufen (1200-1248) Margarethe von Österreich (c1205-1266) + Kunigunda of Slavonia (1245-1285)
George Corbin Washington (1789-1854) William Augustine Washington (1757-1810) Jane Washington (1759-1791) Elizabeth Ridgely Beall (1786-1820)+Ann Thomas Beall Peter (1800-1861)
Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1593-1650) Heinrich Julius von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1564-1613) Elisabeth of Denmark (1573-1625) August von Sachsen (1589-1615)+Johann Philipp von Sachsen-Altenburg (1597-1639) Altenburg
Marie Maximiliane von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1583-1649) Karl von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1547-1606) Euphrosyne von Oettingen-Wallerstein (1552–1590) Joachim Ulrich von Neuhaus (1579-1604) + Adam von Sternberg (1553-1623) Bechyně
Adam von Sternberg (1553-1623) Zdeniek von Sternberg (c1530-1575) Katharina Repicka von Sudomer (c1545-c1577) Eva Popel von Lobkowitz (c1560-1599) + Marie Maximiliane von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (1583-1649) Bechyně
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    October 1, 2014 by Jslash831

    I have been researching my paternal side of the family for about 15 years now.  Initially I had my last name only to research, Braham, while researching more and more I found that the original surname was Abraham(s), depending on the person, time and place.  But the curious thing was/is that the family went by Braham Abrahams.  There was a brother…

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    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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