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Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Louisa Jane Allen (1771-1836) John Bartlett Allen (1733-1803) Elizabeth Hensleigh (c1738-1790) Cresselly House, Jeffreston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Louise of Sweden (1851-1926) Karl XV of Sweden (1826-1872) Louise van Oranje-Nassau (1828-1871) Stockholm, Sweden
John Black (1778-1802) John Black (1753-1813) May Logie (1747-?) Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Eric Charles Bridge (1873-1960) John Thomas Bridge (1845-1887) Sarah Sadler (1845-1917) Quipolly, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Calef (1718-1793) John Calef (1675-1748) Debera King (c1679) Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
Edward of Portugal (1391-1438) John I of Portugal (1357-1433) Philippa of Lancaster (1360-1415)
Fernando I of Portugal (1345-1383) Pedro I of Portugal (1320-1367) Constance of Peñafiel (c1323-1345) Lisbon
Thomas Henry Cattell (1873-1953) George Cattell (1846-1922) Annie Handebo (1852-1916) Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Charles Coombes (1853-1917) Philip Coombes (1807-1870) Susannah Snook (1814-1907) Yarrowitch, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806) Aarjen Hendriksz Abbenes (c1709-1788) Trijntje Gerrits (c1709-1800) Den Hoorn, Texel, North Holland, Netherlands 66
William Jefferson Adair (1830-1846) Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889) Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848) Mt. Pisgah, Union County, Iowa
Elvira Baldwin (1832-1837) Loammi Baldwin (1803-1860) Charlotte Bradford (1805-1882) 5
Charlotte Bellamy (1819-1887) James Zadock Bellamy (1798-1875) Hannah Singleton (1802-1869) Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia 68
Agnes Jane Blackman (1879-1966) Samuel Blackman (1852-1917) Margaret Robertson (1856-1913) Burwood, New South Wales, Australia 87
Marijtje Bulloper (1751-1829) Cornelis Bulloper (1731-1803) Dina Seegers (c1722-1787) Bovenkarspel 49
Béatrice de Bourgogne (1257-1310) Jean de Charolais (1231-1267) Agnès de Bourbon (1237-1287) Château-Murat 53
Marie of Évreux (1303-1335) Louis Capet (1276-1319) Marguerite d'Artois (1285-1311) 32
John Cary (1610-1681) Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 71
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
John Adams (1691-1761) Joseph Adams (1654-1726) Hannah Bass (1667-1705) Susanna Boylston (1708-1797) Braintree, Massachusetts
George J Barrett (1821-1899) John Barrett (1789-1873) Ellen Simpson (1784-1875) Dinah Danewood (1821-1904) Preston, Lancashire
Isabella of Bourbon (c1436-1465) Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401-1456) Agnes of Burgundy (1407-1476) Charles, Duke of Burgundy (1433-1477)
Susanna Boylston (1708-1797) Peter Boylston (1676-1743) Ann White (1686-1772) John Adams (1691-1761) + John Hall (1698-1789) Braintree, Massachusetts
Susanna Boylston (?-?) Peter Boylston Ann White John Adams (1735-1826)
William Brazel (1880-1971) Samuel Brazel (1848-1922) Mary Amelia Hobscroft (c1847-1921) Mary Margaret Farrell (1880-1972) Tamworth, New South Wales
David Brown (1848-1920) Henry Brown (1820-1881) Eliza Maskey (1820-1881) Mary Ann Monahan (1843-1938) Grafton, New South Wales
Marie Brunswik von Korompa (1872-c1935) Ludwig Brunswik von Korompa (1829-1889) Mathilde Liebler von Asselt (c1835-c1890) Oskar Moser (c1865-c1925)
Anne d'Alençon (1492-1562) René d'Alençon (1454-1492) Marguerite de Lorraine (1463-1521) Guglielmo IX del Monferrato (1486-1518)
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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
Charles, Duke of Burgundy (1433-1477) Philip III of Burgundy (1396-1467) Isabella of Portugal (1397-1472) Catherine de Valois (1428-1446)+Isabella of Bourbon (c1436-1465)+Margaret of York (1446-1503) Lille
Henry Keppel (1809-1904) William Charles Keppel, 4th Earl of Albemarle (1772-1849) Elizabeth Southwell (1776-1817) Katherine Louisa Crosbie (?-1859)+Jane Elizabeth West (?-1895)
John Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Gower (1694-1754) John Leveson-Gower, 1st Lord Gower (1675-1709) Catherine Manners (1675-1722) Evelyn Pierrepont (1691-1727)+Penelope Stenhouse (-1734)+Mary Tufton (-1785)
Richard II of England (1367-1400) Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales (1330-1376) Joan of Kent (1328-1385) Anne of Bohemia (1366-1394)+Isabella de Valois (1389-1409)
Gerrit Stoelhorst (c1799-1871) Willem Stoelhorst (c1763-1847) Derksken Scholten Janna Klinge (c1800-1828)+Janna Marsman (c1798-1836)+Harmina Braakhekke (c1804-1872)
Bertine Vittali (1886-1957) Pietro Antonio Vittali (1854-1921) Christina Weerman (1854-1933) Hendrik Dammen (1885-)+Frederik Kramer (1889-) Amsterdam
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