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Today is June 23.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
John Batchelder (1650-1684) John Batchelder (c1603-1675) Elizabeth Dickenson (1614-1675) Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Ewen Cameron (1841-1908) William Cameron (1806-) Catherine Cameron (1809-) Inverness-shire, England, United Kingdom
Sarah Eliza Kate Cameron (1908-1974) Matthew Arnold Cameron (1848-1929) Mary Jane West (1872-1934) Walcha, New South Wales, Australia
François II de Bretagne (1433-1488) Richard d'Etampes (1395-1438) Marguerite d'Orléans (1406-1466) Clissons
Rudolf Karel Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1832-1894) Jindřich Chotek von Chotkov und Vojnín (1802-1864) Caroline Louise von und zu Eltz (1810-1862) Prague, Czech Republic
Henry Cobb (1798-1872) Thomas Cobb (1762-1841) Lucy Smith (1770-1848) Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts
Ida Matilda Alice Feilding (1840-1915) William Basil Percy Feilding, 7th Earl of Denbigh (1796-1865) Mary Elizabeth Kitty Moreton (1798-1842)
Lydia Fenstermacher (1814-1878) Johann George Fenstermacher (1773-1833) Maria Elisabeth Harter (1778-1824) Fairfield County, Ohio, United States
Mercy Freeman (1659-1744) John Freeman (1626-1719) Mercy Prence (1631-1711) Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Guigues VII de Forez (1299-1358) Jean I de Forez (1275-1334) Alix de la Tour du Pin (1280-1309) 59
William Reierson Arbuthnot (1866-1938) William Reierson Arbuthnot (1826-1913) Mary Helen Anstruther (1839-1912) 72
Samuel Clinton Beck (1858-1938) Henry H. Beck (1833-1910) Sarah Ann Alspach (1833-1925) Otsego, Michigan, United States 80
Bertha Jane Blunt (1879-1942) Frederick Lynch Blunt (1848-1898) Mary Richey (1850-1940) Waverley, New South Wales, Australia 63
Phyllis Mary Brazel (c1910-2000) William Brazel (1880-1971) Mary Margaret Farrell (1880-1972)
Elizabeth Johns Brown (1889-1981) Daniel T. Brown Jane "Jeannie" Potter Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Robert Brown (1807-aft1880) Michael Brown (1780-bef1850) Elizabeth Elder (1788-aft1850) Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States 73
Sophia Budd (1826-1913) Thomas Budds (1788-1833) Hozapha Besquante Wood (c1797-1868) Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia 87
Prescott Sheldon Bush (1922-2010) Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895-1972) Dorothy Wear Walker (1901-1992) Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
Ethan Allen (1738-1789) Joseph Allen (1708-1755) Mary Baker (1709-1774) Mary Bronson (1732-1783)
Samuel Bagnall (1867-1945) Joshua Nimrod Bagnall (1842-1913) Louisa Parker (1845-1928) Ada Beamer (bef1875-aft1901) Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Ada Beamer (bef1875-aft1901) Samuel Bagnall (1867-1945) Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jonas Bonde (1568-1601) Thomas Bond (1540-) Alice Woolpit (1540-1575) Rose Woode (1562-1601) Rattlesden, Suffolk, England
Mary Canfield (1875-) James Canfield (c1850-) Mary Hunt (c1850-) Algernon E. Skinner (1867-1943) Manhattan, New York, United States
Ruth Cheney (1895-1990) Charles Paine Cheney (1869-1897) Mary Ward Lyon (1868) Thomas Winthrop Streeter (1883-1965)
Eliza Jane Clark (1827-1859) Daniel Clark (1800-1832) Fairby Adair (1809-1836) James Mitchell Mangum (1820-1888) Itawamba County, Mississippi
William Coolidge (1563-1618) Simeon Coolidge (1532-1590) Agnes Kingston (1535-1584) Margaret Mayse (1560-1620) Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, England
Jane Elizabeth Eldridge (1851-1911) William Eldridge (1815-1900) Jane Cramp (1824-1903) Albert Shurmer (1851-1922) Binda, New South Wales, Australia
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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
Anne Egerton (aft1703-1762) Scroop Egerton, 1st Duke of Bridgewater (1681-1745) Elizabeth Churchill (1686-1714) William Villiers, 3rd Earl of Jersey (1707-1769)
Edmund Rice (1663-1726) Samuel Rice (1634-1685) Elizabeth King (-1667) Hannah Brewer (-1720) Westborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839) Francis Russell, Marquess of Tavistock (1739-1767) Elizabeth Keppel (1739-1768) Georgiana Gordon (1781-1853)
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    Robert Oliver Milner

    June 4, 2016 by Kelbrit

    On Robert Oilver Milners page there is info posted that is his brother Carls. Plus it said add a photo. I thought it meant for his page. I added one but don't see it

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