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Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Carl David Anderson (1905-1991) Carl David Anderson (1878-aft1905) Emma Adolfina Ajaxson (1878) New York City United States
Randall Eugene Bailey (1993) Richard Bailey Lorie Lynn Clearwater, Florida United States
Nicholas Bayly (1769-1823) Nicholas Bayly (c1749-1794) Frances Nettlefield (bef1769-aft1768) United Kingdom
Eugène Rose de Beauharnais (1781-1824) Alexandre François Marie, Vicomte de Beauharnais (1760-1794) Marie-Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pagerie (1763-1814) Paris
Mary Ann Blundell (1837-1907) Thomas Blundell (c1805-1853) Maria Brucker (c1814-1882) United Kingdom
Ferdinand Philippe of Orléans (1810-1842) Louis Philippe of Orléans (1773-1850) Maria Amelia delle Duo Sicilie (1782-1866) Palermo
Charles Darwin (1758-1778) Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) Mary Howard (1740-1770)
Mary Baker DeGraffenried (1764-1823) Baker DeGraffenried (1744-1776) Sarah Vass (1744-1807) United States
Ephraim Fellows (1686-1757) Ephraim Fellows (c1640-1713) Anna Cross (c1651-1693) Ipswich, Massachusetts United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Elizabeth D Bateman (1762-1842)
Ezra Taft Benson (1811-1869) John Perry Benson (1781-1842) Chloe Taft (1785-1826) Ogden, Utah 58
Mary Bigelow (1648-1704) John Bigelow (1617-1703) Mary Warren (1624-1691) Watertown, Massachusetts
James Brazel (1878-1934) Samuel Brazel (1848-1922) Mary Amelia Hobscroft (c1847-1921) Walcha, New South Wales 56
Sarah Jane Bushell (1834-1906) Paul Bushell (c1768-1853) Isabella Brown (1801-1883) Stonehenge, New South Wales 72
Leonor of Portugal (1436-1476) Edward of Portugal (1391-1438) Eleanor of Aragon (1402-1445) 40
David Walker Carson (1830-1911) David Carson, Rev. (1799-1834) Jane Walker GILLESPY (1800 - 1882) Canonsburg
Prudence Chapman (1768-1846) 78
William Clements (1842-1904) Benjamin C Clements (1808-1896) Maria Fricker (1811-1894) Binda, New South Wales 62
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) Louisa Catherine Johnson (1775-1852) Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889) Medford, Massachusetts
James Avery (c1814-1875) Edward Avery (bef1814) Norah Mills (bef1814) Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904) Houghton, New South Wales
Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889) Peter Chardon Brooks (1767-1849) Anna Gorham (1771-1830) Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)
Virginia Dell Cassidy (1923-1994) James Eldridge Cassidy (1898-1957) Edith Valeria Grisham (1901-1968) William Jefferson Blythe (1918-1946) Texarkana, Arkansas
Ruby Ella Ida Cobcroft (1892-1968) Alfred Wallace John Cobcroft (1862-1937) Sarah Thorley (1857-1932) Albert Ernest Hall Rose (1891-1975) Singleton, New South Wales
Mary Jane Foster (1833-1934) Thomas Foster (1807-1892) Jane Fuller (1808-1873) George Gill (1829-1904) Mount Vincent, New South Wales
Richard Fowle (1569-c1632) Thomas Fowle (c1540-1592) Joane Fowle (c1542-1570) Mary Unknown (1579-1627), wife of Richard Fowle Canterbury
George Gill (1829-1904) Silas Gill (1806-1875) Mercy Catt (1808-1885) Mary Jane Foster (1833-1934) Mount Vincent, New South Wales
Catherine Gordon (1718-1779) William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen (1679-1746) Anna Susan Murray (1699-1725) Cosmo George Gordon, 3rd Duke of Gordon (1720-1752)
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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
Gilles Blok (c1788-1826) Hendrik Blok Martina Verseput (c1762-1837) Antonia Mandel (c1787-1822)+Maatje van der Linde (c1794-1841) Zierikzee
Samuel Pateman (1815-1894) Samuel Pateman (1789-1852) Charlotte Barnes (c1784-1866) Maria Aiken (1811-1887)+Mary Ann Carpenter (1824-1914) Gosford
Philipp Wilhelm von der Pfalz (1615-1690) Wolfgang Wilhelm von Pfalz-Neuburg (1578-1653) Magdalene von Bayern (1587-1628) Anna Katarzyna Konstancja Waza (1619-1651)+Elisabeth Amalie von Hessen-Darmstadt (1635-1709) Bad Schwalbach
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