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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 25.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
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 (c1629-1685) Mary Stuart (1628-1668)
Afonso I of Portugal (1109-1185) Henry of Portugal (1066-1112) Teresa of León (1080-1130)
Arthur II de Bretagne (1262-1312) Jean II de Bretagne (1239-1305) Beatrice of England (1242-1275)
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Martin I of Sicily (c1375-1409) Martín I of Aragon (1356-1410) 34
Hannah Bishop (1877-1962) Saul Bishop (1847-1920) Alice Mary Bugden (1853-1925) Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia 85
Catherine Maud Blackman (1889-1941) Thomas Robert Blackman (1858-1929) Emily Ann Carlisle (1860-1929) 52
Gyula Blomberg (1884-1959) Lajos Blomberg Bernáta Apor Viile Satu Mare, Satu Mare County, Romania
Louis Bonaparte (1779-1844) Carlo Buonaparte (1746-1785) Maria Letizia Ramolino (1750-1836) Livorno, Italy 66
Hope Chipman (1652-1728) John Chipman (1621-1708) Hope Howland (1629-1684) Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 76
Alice Clements (1881-1963) William Clements (1842-1904) Elizabeth Catherine Brownlow (1846-1914) Narromine, New South Wales, Australia 82
James Davis (c1800-1879) Samuel Davis (c1764-?) Ann Gale (?-?) Maclean, New South Wales, Australia 79
Sarah Dovaston (1843-1921) William Dovaston (1793-c1879) Jane Davies (c1804-1885) Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom 78
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with-g1 Wedding1 place
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903) Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855) Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873) Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926) Redfern, New South Wales, Australia
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
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 Mary 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)
Anne de Vere Capell (c1675-1752) Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex (1632-1683) Elizabeth Percy (1636-1717) Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle (1669-1738)
Jeanne of Évreux (1310-1370) Louis Capet (1276-1319) Marguerite d'Artois (1285-1311) Charles IV Capet (1294-1328)
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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
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
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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