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Today is April 17.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Marie de Ponthieu, Countess of Montreuil (1199-1251) William IV, Count of Ponthieu (1179-1221) Alix de Vexin (c1170-c1220)
William Bailey (1854-1936) John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890) Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885) St Albans, New South Wales Australia
Klaas Bakker (1809-aft1862) Jan Bakker (c1780-bef1852) Elisabeth Schoenmaker (c1785-bef1852) Zwaag Netherlands
Anna M. Bangasser (1986-1996)
Nina Ayesha Baring (1876-1955) Walter Baring (1844-1915) Ellen Guarracino (1849-1914) Istanbul Turkey
Johannes Besseling (1851-1922) Jacob Besseling (1819-1878) Neeltje Bankras (1821-1892) Zwaag
William Andrew Blundell (1844-1937) Joseph Blundell (1799-1852) Jane Elkin (1817-1883) Colo, New South Wales Australia
William Botting (1774-1846) Antil Botting (1740-1801) Jane (bef1761-1777) Nuthurst United Kingdom
Violet Hyacinth Bowes-Lyon (1882-1893) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938) Glamis United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Sarah Allen (1822-1897) Andrew Allen (1782-1867) Eunice Miner (1783-1866) Willard, Utah
Christian I. von Anhalt-Bernburg (1568-1630) Joachim Ernst von Anhalt-Dessau (1536-1586) Agnes von Barby-Mühlingen (1540-1569) Bernburg 62
Edward Bassingthwaighte (1822-1898) Edward Bassingthwaighte (1791-1857) Susanna Wright (1798-1874) 76
Henry Botting (1766-1841) Edward Botting (1729-1804) Sarah Grinstead (1735-1814) Billingshurst 75
Elizabeth Bray (1811-1883) Thomas Bray (1792-1855) Martha Squire (1794-1814) Binda, New South Wales 72
William Brisbin (1724-1799) Hemmingsford
Francisco de Asís de Borbón (1822-1902) Francisco de Paula de España (1794-1865) Luisa Carlotta delle Duo Sicilie (1804-1844) Épinay-sur-Seine 80
Bernard of Italy (797-818) Pepin of Italy (773-810) Ingeltrude (?-?) Milan 21
William Augustus Cupitt (1797-1866) George Cupitt (1777-1846) Mary Wicks (c1777-1845) Bong Bong, New South Wales 69
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Herman Heinrich Banté (1736-) Johan Bante (c1700-) Anna Catharina Maria Zum Thie Elisabeth Kuijper (1741-1778)+Beeletje Kalje (-1801) Amsterdam
Isabella Boggs (1823-1854) John Boggs (1796-1869) Mary Ann Cunningham (c1794-1881) Henry Wood (c1812-1867) Maitland, New South Wales
Thomas Bruce (1791-1855) Thomas Bruce (c1749-1820) Hannah Game (c1752-1834) Sarah Sparke (1795-1864) Sudbury, Suffolk
Jacob Butt (1807-1878) Robert Butt (bef1807) Mary Kerry (bef1807) Ann Smart (1801-1872)+Joan Derriman (1851) Bisley, Gloucestershire
Elizabeth Davis (1860-c1919) Peter Davis (1826-1911) Mary Cox (1830-1890) Richard Goodman Cox Lee (1861-1939) Maclean, New South Wales
George Feilding, 1st Earl of Desmond (c1614-1665) William Feilding, 1st Earl of Denbigh (c1587-1643) Susan Villiers (1589-1652) Bridget Stanhope (c1615-1701)
Hazel Irene Gilbert (1895-1968) John Gilbert Emma Jenson John Adolph Rettke (c1895-1974) Roundup, Montana
Albert Arnold Gore Sr. (1907-1998) Allen Gore (1869-1956) Margie Denny (1878-1963) Pauline LaFon (1912-2004) Tompkinsville, Kentucky
Thomas Groves (1813-1857) Peter Onery (c1752-1837) Martha Crop (1776-1843) Jane Bibben Richmond, 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
Mary Hoskisson (1795-1857) Thomas Hoskisson (c1775-1799) Sarah Pigg (c1772-1827) Samuel A Blackman (1788-1843)+James Stringer (?-1854) Goulburn, New South Wales
Charles Edward Stuart (1720-1788) James Francis Edward Stuart (1688-1766) Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702-1735) Clementine Walkinshaw (1720-1802)+Luise zu Stolberg-Gedern (1752-1824)+Margarette O'Dea d'Audibert de Lussan (1749-1820)+Marie Louise de La Tour d'Auvergne (1725-1793) Macerata
Eleonore Erdmuthe Luise von Sachsen-Eisenach (1662-1696) Johann Georg I. von Sachsen-Eisenach (1634-1686) Johannetta von Sayn-Wittgenstein (1626-1701) Johann Friedrich von Brandenburg-Ansbach (1654-1686)+Johann Georg IV. von Sachsen (1668-1694) Leipzig
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    Robin Patterson

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    I am kind hearted open minded god fearing human being with love care compassion and heart for the people.A staunch Devotee of Sankaranarayana and ardent follower of the Late Maharaja of Travancore His Highness Sri Sri Padmanabhadasa Chithirai Thirunal BalaramaVarma III and Staunch follower of BHARAT RATHNA Late Shri.MGR(M.G.RAMACHANDRAN) and follo…

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    Spike511

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    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969) 

    WILLIAM3 NICHOLS (ISAAC2, THOMAS1) was born 1742, and died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA,…

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    Spike511

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    (Source: "The Hoge, Nichols and Related Families - Biographical/Historical - A Sequential Arrangement of Genealogical Data", by William D. Nichols, 4578 Rain Park Drive, Fairview Park, OH 44126, Sept. 1969)

    ISAAC2 NICHOLS (THOMAS1) died 1802 in Loudoun Co VA . He married MARGERY COX March…

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