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Today is September 24.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Brigham Young Allred (1862-1949) James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905) Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866) Ephraim, Sanpete County, Utah
Katharina von Sachsen-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg (1513-1535) Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543) Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563) Ratzeburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Johann Georg Beingesser (1761-1823) Johannes Georgius Beingesser (1718-) Barbara Frantz (-)
Everard Vivian Abraham Blundell (1895-1964) John Blundell (1843-1927) Phoebe Anna Shumack (1857-1943) Weetangera, ACT, Australia
Sarah DeRemer Clark (1880-1999) Walter Clark (c1850-) Amelia Unknown (c1850-) Hollywood, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Phoebe Martha Cobcroft (1854-1918) George John Cobcroft (1810-1874) Maria McGinnis (1818-1903) Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia
Bridget Cordray (c1602-) William Cordray (c1549-1621) Bridget Goddard (c1575-1654) Chute, Wiltshire, England
Charlotte Ann Elizabeth Douglass (1857-1915) Thomas Green Douglass (1829-1914) Ann Cross (1833-1875) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Rebecca Garfield (1683-1720) Joseph Garfield (1637-1690) Sarah Gale (1642-1663) Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Mahidol Adulyadej (1892-1929) Chulalongkorn the Great (1853-1910) Savang Vadhana (1862-1955) Bangkok, Thailand 37
Brigham Young Allred (1862-1949) James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905) Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866) Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah
Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford (c1208-1275) Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford (1176-1220) Maud Fitzgeoffrey (?-?) 67
John Vincent Brecht (1887-1976) Andrew Vincent Brecht (1865-1930) Mary Ann Frese (1867-1928) United States 89
Eliab Brewer (1760-1835) Samuel Brewer (1716-1740) Martha Bent (1720-1797) Ludlow, Vermont, United States 75
Charles Cadogan (1685-1776) Henry Cadogan (1642-1715) Bridget Waller (bef1656-1721) 91
Virginia Anne Stein (1937-2009) Walter Stein (1898-1971) Marie Agnes Straub (1895-1960) Roanoke, Roanoke County, Virginia, United States
Francesco delle Duo Sicilie (1827-1892) Francesco I delle Duo Sicilie (1777-1830) Maria Isabel de España (1789-1848) Paris, France 65
Pedro I of Brazil (1798-1834) John VI of Portugal (1767-1826) Carlota Joaquina de España (1775-1830) Queluz, Portugal 36
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Frank Leonard Andrews (1881-1936) William Andrews (c1844-1928) Ellen Hillier (1852-1923) Mary Ann Argent (1877-1944) Smithfield, South Australia
Constance of Aragon (1318-1346) Alfonso IV of Aragon (1299-1336) Teresa of Entença (1300-1327) Jaime III de Mallorca (1315-1349) Perpignan
Jaime III de Mallorca (1315-1349) Ferran de Mallorca (1278-1316) Isabelle de Sabran (?-1315) Constance of Aragon (1318-1346) Perpignan
Mary Ann Argent (1877-1944) John George Argent (1854-1918) Mary Ann Chivell (1853-1939) Frank Leonard Andrews (1881-1936) Smithfield, South Australia
Lewis Cass Austin (1859-1926) Jesse Austin (1815-1904) Sarah Ann Chaney (c1822-1869) Floretta J. Mann (1856-1887)
George Henry Avery (1847-1928) John Abel Avery (1798-1880) Charlotte Emma Davis (1808-1874) Rachel Cook (1854-1895)+Ellen Baker (?-?) Kempsey, New South Wales
Mavis Adelina Blanch (1913-1995) Bernard Blanch (1888-1964) Lilly May Pitts (1892-1931) Charles Edward Moore (1911-2001) Tomago, New South Wales
Amy Louisa Botting (1917-1995) Charles Henry Botting (1884) Elizabeth May Tullett (1885) Gordon Walter Maynard (1915-1995) Turners Hill
Susannah Clark (1821-1888) William Clark (c1770-1848) Ann Maria Singleton (1793-1862) James King (1801-1859) Singleton, 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
Samuel Fletcher Cheney (1829-1911) Elias Eaton Cheney (1793-1859) Lucy Fletcher (1803-) Harriet Barron (1833-1858) + Ella A Phillips (1840-1909)
Stephen III of Moldavia (1433-1504) Bogdan II of Moldavia Lady Oltea Evdokia Olelkovich (c1444-1467) + Maria of Mangup (?-1477) + Maria Vochița of Wallachia (c1459-1511) Suceava
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