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Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Eleazer Adams (1748-1819)Solomon Adams (1699-1778)Abigail Munroe (1711-1784)Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut
Thomas Boylston Adams (1910-1997)John Adams (1875-1964)Marian Morse (1878-1959)Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Robert (Robby) Wemyss Muir Arbuthnot (1889-1962)Robert George Arbuthnot (1843-1890)(Helen) Mary Muir (1862-1926)
John de Beauchamp, 1st Baron Beauchamp of Hacche (1274-1337)John de Beauchamp (bef1249-1283)Cecily de Vivonne (1257-1321)England
Rachel Bramble (1846-1936)William Bramble (1804-1887)Lydia Jean Austen (1820-1872)Stroud, New South Wales, Australia
Thomas Bray (1792-1855)John Bray (1760-1797)Mary Devine (1766-1827)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Elmira Brown (1854-1939)Robert Brown (1807-aft1880)Sarah England (1814-1895)Bald Eagle Valley, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States
James William Buttsworth (1868-1935)James Rose Buttsworth (1833-1902)Maria Salter (1845-1926)Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll (1658-1703)Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll (1629-1685)Mary Stuart (1628-1668)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

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Klaas Appelman (1736-1792)Gerrit Appelman (1705-1781)Willempje aan de Noorderdijk (c1714-1753)Hem, North Holland, Netherlands
Joseph Appleton (1751-1795)Isaac Appleton (1704-1794)Elizabeth Sawyer (1709-1785)Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States44
Martin I of Sicily (c1375-1409)Martín I of Aragon (1356-1410)34
Henry Beaumont, 3rd Baron Beaumont (1340-1369)John Beaumont, 2nd Baron Beaumont (c1317-1342)Eleanor Plantagenet (c1318-1372)29
Hannah Bishop (1877-1962)Saul Bishop (1847-1920)Alice Mary Bugden (1853-1925)Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia85
Catherine Maud Blackman (1889-1941)Thomas Robert Blackman (1858-1929)Emily Ann Carlisle (1860-1929)52
Gyula Blomberg (1884-1959)Lajos BlombergBernáta AporViile Satu Mare, Satu Mare County, Romania
Louis Bonaparte (1779-1844)Carlo Buonaparte (1746-1785)Maria Letizia Ramolino (1750-1836)Livorno, Italy66
Venner Aletha Buttsworth (1881-1971)William Henry Buttsworth (1848-1909)Emily Sarah Brett (1857-1943)Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia90
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

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Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)Redfern, New South Wales, Australia
Abigail Andrews (1647-1723)Henry Andrews (1608-1652)Mary Poole (1610-1643)John Wadsworth (1638-1700)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Leopold III. von Anhalt-Dessau (1740-1817)Leopold II. Maximilian von Anhalt-Dessau (1700-1751)Gisela Agnes von Anhalt-Köthen (1722-1751)Luise von Brandenburg-Schwedt (1750-1811)Charlottenburg, Germany
Raymond Asquith (1878-1916)Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928)Helen Kelsall Melland (1854-1891)Katharine Frances Horner (1885-1976)St. George Hanover Square, London, England, United Kingdom
William Richard Blackman (1825-1898)William R Blackman (c1800-1854)Sarah Ismena M Cobcroft (1799-1872)Mary Single (1832-1909)Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia
Sarah Bradlee (1740-1835)Samuel Bradlee (1707-1768)Mary Andrus (c1705-1796)John Fulton (1733-1790)Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Mary Brodie (1842-1872)John Thomas Brodie (1805-1858)Margaret Crawford (1822-1905)Charles Fergus (1835-1919)Wangarah, New South Wales, Australia
Angela Rose Bunch (1961)Troy Dale Bunch, Sr. (1928-2003)Emily Marie Avila (1929)Timothy Kirk Fisher (1959)
Charles Cadogan (1685-1776)Henry Cadogan (1642-1715)Bridget Waller (bef1656-1721)Elizabeth Sloane (aft1695-1768)St. George the Martyr, Queen Square, Greater London, England, United Kingdom (Middlesex)
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Benjamin Abbot (1686-1748)Benjamin Abbot (1661-1703)Sarah Farnham (1661-bef1726)Abigail Abbot (1699-1753)Andover, Massachusetts, United States
Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork (1566-1643)Roger Boyle (-1576)Joan Naylor (1529-1586)Catherine Fenton (-1629)Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Anthony Fenn Kemp (c1773-1868)Anthony Facer Kemp (1728-1815)Susannah Fenn (1747-1792)Elizabeth Riley (1786-1865)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Thomas Roberts (1813-1889)Thomas Roberts (c1777-1835)Ann Goodacre (1777-1858)Mary Ann Walder (1839-1886)Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom
Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724)Nathaniel Saltonstall (c1639-1707)Elizabeth Ward (1647-1714)Elizabeth Rosewell (1670-1710)New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Wilhelm von Jülich-Berg (1455-1511)Gerhard von Jülich-Berg (c1416-1475)Sophie von Sachsen-Lauenburg (c1432-1473)Sibylle von Brandenburg (1467-1524)
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