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William Hancy (1766-1830) (a 220-kB article by one of our contributors who joined Familypedia as recently as December 2012!) - William Hancy was born circa 1766 in United Kingdom ... and died 6 December 1830 in Baulkham Hills, The Hills Shire, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of head injury from being thrown from the horse he was riding.
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Today is July 1.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
George Matthaus Andreas Ambrose (1866-1941) George Ambrose (1843-1934) Maria Schmitt (1844-1910) Montreal, Quebec, Canada
William Lannie Beard (1905-1970) Charles Edward "Charlie" Beard Dollie Louella Barnett Columbia, Marion Co.
Annis Boudinot (1736-1801) Elias Boudinot (1706-1770) Mary Catherine Williams (1715-1765) Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
George Brown (1875-1953) John J Brown (1824-1902) Ann Armitage (1831-1897) Breadalbane Plains, New South Wales, Australia
Samuel Buell (1754-1825) Jeremiah Buell Metteniah Buell Killingsworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
Sarah Schuyler Butler (1895-1947) Nicholas Murray Butler (1862-1947) Susanna Edwards Schuyler (1863-1897)
Margaret Cameron (1861-1926) William Cameron (1838-1904) Sarah Jane Hollis (c1844-1884) Kindee, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
John Cassel Clemens (1879-1959) Mainland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Vivion Daniel (1726-1803) James Daniel (c1680-1748) Margaret Vivion (1684-1727) Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Laura Calvert Arbuthnot (1830-1917) George Arbuthnot (1772-1843) Elizabeth Fraser (1792-1834) 87
Frances Bailey (1834-1850) John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890) Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885) St Albans, St Albans, New South Wales, Australia 16
Martha Adela Beaky (1841-1917) Joseph Ambrose Beaky (1818-1858) Mary Ann Bangs (1817-) Kennebunkport, Maine, United States 76
Mary Beasley (1824-1906) Charles William Beasley (1776-1837) Hannah Port (c1796-1856) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia 82
Mary Boosey (1788-1851) William Boosey (1757-1813) Hannah Merritt (1770-1852) Little Wakering, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Zerviah Brigham (1698-1736) Jonathan Brigham (1674-1768) Mary Fay (1675-1751) Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts 38
John Bulteel (1827-1897) John Crocker Bulteel (1790-1843) Elizabeth Grey (1798-1880) 70
Isabella Bushell (1841-1918) Paul Bushell (c1768-1853) Isabella Brown (1801-1883) Windsor, New South Wales, Australia 77
Eliza Lillian Cleaver (1853-1908) John Cleaver (c1823-1885) Charlotte Woodward (c1821-1901) Hamilton, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia 55
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
Teunis Aalberdink (1675-1736) Hendrik Aalberdink (1639-1671) Hendrije te Pelleckwiek (1643-?) Jenneken Hunders (c1672-1738) (Kotten+ Winterswijk+ Netherlands )
Charles Ankrum (1906-1985) John William Ankrum (1879-1944) Maude Amelia Johnson (1883-1964) Mary Dolores Ockenfels (1906-2007) Tracy, Minnesota, United States
Anne Aspinall (1859-1947) William Vint Aspinall (1828-1862) Ellen Levingston (1833-1911) William Musgrove (1853-?) Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Johann Konrad Bach (1794-1857) Johann Georg Bach (1756-1823) Maria Magdalena Eschenbach (1759-1844) Anna Maria Schmidt (1796-1877) Freudenbach, Main-Tauber District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Andrew Bailey (1851-1923) John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890) Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885) Isabella Louise Fernance (1854-1928) St Albans, New South Wales, Australia
Jason Bateman (1969) Bruce Kent Bateman Victoria Elizabeth ? Amanda Katherine Anka (1968)
Aelken Beernink (1692-1759) Sondag Beerninck (c1640-1706) Hinneken Unknown (1640-1705) Jan Rotmans (c1680-1729) Winterswijk, Gelderland, Netherlands
Barbara Behringer (1610-1670) Lorenz Behringer (-1619) Walpurgis Ulrich Dietrich (1607-) Schweigern, Baden, Germany
John Bell (1792-aft1861) William Bell (c1766-?) Elizabeth Elliot (c1770-?) Rebecca Lowthian (1794-aft1829) Kirkoswald, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g2 Wedding2 place
Daniel Doty (c1755-1832) Samuel Doty (c1733-1817) Keturah (c1739-c1849) Margaret Kitley
Eleanor Eggins (1852-1928) James Eggins (1811-1899) Eleanor Apps (1815-1854) James Masters (1859-1935) Coopernook, New South Wales, Australia
William Gill (1822-1897) William Gill (1797-1869) Susannah Creed (c1800-1887) Rosena Ellen Delma Shoesmith (1834-1874) Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor (1608-1657) Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (1578-1637) Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574-1616) Maria Leopoldine von Österreich-Tirol (1632-1649)
Jacob Korver (1870-c1945) Petrus Korver (1836-1907) Jansje Zutt (1840-1903) Elisabeth Bruin (1866-1940) Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands
Simon Korver (1804-1883) Klaas Korver (1766-1843) Guurtje Jans Floor (1772-1833) Neeltje Simons van Baar (1822-1861) Sijbekarspel, North Holland, Netherlands
Charles Alexander Lark (1862-1907) John Matthew Lark (1831-1869) Elizabeth Learmonth (1841-1922) Louisa Jane Blackman (1864-1943) Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Aafje Mooy (1849-1890) Klaas Mooy (bef1849-) Trijntje Fokke (bef1849-) Klaas Tol (1857-1919) Hoorn, North Holland, Netherlands
Benjamin Putnam (1664-1715) Nathaniel Putnam (1619-1700) Elizabeth Hutchinson (1629-1688) Sarah Holton
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