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Today is April 16.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth locality Birth nation
Adeline Wall Arnold (1835-?) Albert Arnold (1807-1881) Elizabeth Wall (1807-1842)
Johann Leonhard Bach (1792-1792) Johann Georg Bach (1756-1823) Maria Magdalena Eschenbach (1759-1844)
Maria Barbara Bach (1792-1863) Johann Georg Bach (1756-1823) Maria Magdalena Eschenbach (1759-1844)
George Charles Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan (1800-1888) Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan (1764-1839) Elizabeth Belasyse (1770-1819) London United Kingdom
Joan Caddy (1920-1986) Frederick John Caddy (1885-1970) Doris Mary Lees (1892-1972) Ruislip United Kingdom
Jean II de Valois (1319-1364) Philip VI de Valois (1293-1350) Jeanne de Bourgogne (1293-1348)
Amanda Dawn Cornett (1976) David Michael Cornett (1947) Debbie Jean Gibson (1950)
Jennie Louise Courter (1879-1963) Newark, New Jersey United States
Ellis Doty (1677-aft1727) Joseph Doty (1651-c1732) Deborah Ellis (c1652-1711) Sandwich, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death locality Age at death
Frederick Arnold (c1851-1925) John Arnold (bef1851) Esther Shaw (bef1851) Woollahra, New South Wales 74
Gerrit Bleijenberg (c1793-1871) Gijsbert Bleijenberg (c1770-1840) Geertruida Coenen (1771-1839) Veenendaal 78
Ann Bloodworth (1798-1875) James Bloodworth (c1759-1804) Sarah Bellamy (c1770-1843) Concord, New South Wales 77
James Bloodworth (1790-1857) James Bloodworth (c1759-1804) Sarah Bellamy (c1770-1843) Sydney 67
Joseph Blundell (1799-1852) Sackville Reach, New South Wales 53
Louisa Boxsell (1846-1899) Thomas Boxsell (1799-1875) Mary Ann Puxted (1802-1875) Nowra, New South Wales 53
James Butler (c1442-1487) Edmund Butler (c1420-1464) Catherine O'Carroll (?-1506) 45
Marie-Louise Fébronie Chassé (1880-1998) Pierre Chassé (1849-1911) Febronie Levesque (1852-1912) Corbeil, Ontario 118
Rosa Ella Cohen (c1895-1952) Georgetown, South Carolina 57
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
James Thomas Arndell (1852-1912) Thomas Arndell (1825-1907) Mary Hall (1829-1894) Henrietta Elizabeth Johnstone (1839-1912) Sydney
Jutta von Brandenburg (c1306-c1325) Heinrich I. von Brandenburg (1260-1318) Agnes von Wittelsbach (c1272-1345) Heinrich II. von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen (c1289-1351)
Joseph Blundell (1839-1906) Joseph Blundell (1799-1852) Jane Elkin (1817-1883) Louisa Turnbull (1839-1920) Lower Colo, New South Wales
Peter Bulkeley (1647-1688) Edward Bulkeley (1614-1696) Lucian Unknown Rebecca Wheeler (1645-1717) Concord, Massachusetts
Almira Park Burdg (1849-1943) Oliver Burdg (1821-1908) Jane M Hemingway (1824-1890) Franklin Milhous (1848-1919)
William Charlton (1768-1839) Thomas Charlton (bef1768) Anne Bracher (c1735-1806) Mary Gittos (c1771-1847) Sydney
Nathaniel Davis (1715-1802) Daniel Davis (1673-1741) Mary Hubbard (1682) Susanna Lane (1720) Bedford, Massachusetts
John Anthony Fernance (1852-1931) Charles Fernance (1818-1902) Susannah Jane Walters (1822-1906) Jane Jurd (1855-1874) + Susannah Elizabeth Walters (1857-1926) Windsor, New South Wales
Mary Louisa Gribble (c1847-1922) Thomas Gribble (1805-1889) Agnes Jones (1812-1876) William J Semple (1845-1897) Sydney
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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
William Cook (1848-1935) William Cook (1800-1874) Ann Kearns (c1822-1877) Elizabeth Gilbert (1853-1882)+Elizabeth Mackay (1860-1911) West Kempsey, New South Wales
Samuel Doty (c1714-1784) John Doty (1688-aft1749) Elizabeth Unknown (?-aft1748) Zerviah Lovell (1718-1760)+Elizabeth Southard (1717-1784) Sharon, Connecticut
Sarah Ann Harding (1808-1890) John Harding (1758-1838) Magdalena Neier (1763-1839) Charles Oswald (1804-1862)+ David Hood (1796-1869)
Henrietta Elizabeth Johnstone (1839-1912) Alexander Kennedy Johnstone (bef1839) Henrietta Stuart McKay (1820-1874) Andrew James Loder (1828-1866)+James Thomas Arndell (1852-1912) Sydney
Franklin Milhous (1848-1919) Joshua Vickers Milhous (1820-1893) Elizabeth Price Griffith (1827-1923) Sarah Emily Armstrong (1850-1877)+Almira Park Burdg (1849-1943)
Wolfgang Ernst I. von Isenburg-Büdingen (1560-1633) Philipp II. von Isenburg-Büdingen (1526-1596) Ehrengard zu Solms-Braunfels (1536-1577) Anna von Gleichen-Remda (1565-1598) + Elisabeth von Nassau-Dillenburg (1564-1611) + Juliane zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1583-1627) + Sabine von Saalfeld (?-1635)
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    Robin Patterson

    User:Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) and I have given qualified support to the proposition set out at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_genealogy_project. Other Familypedians should look at it.

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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

    http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenzie/GenNICHOLS.htm

    (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

    http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kenzie/GenNICHOLS.htm

    (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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