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Today is October 19.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Jesse G. Alford (1838-1900) William Alford (c1800-) Eveline Ginn Pike County, Mississippi, United States
James Arbon (1812-1871) James Arbon (1780-1864) Elizabeth Newman (1787-1868) Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
David Baldwin (1651-c1689) Joseph Baldwin (c1612-1684) Hannah Whitlock (c1613-1661) Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States of America
James Butler (1610-1688) Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles (1594-1619) Elizabeth Poyntz (1587-1673) London, England, United Kingdom
Robert Chittick (1864-1947) Gustavus Chittick (1832-1865) Jane Moffitt (1830-1880) Pettigo, County Fermanagh, Ireland
William Henry Churchill (1877-1962) Elihu T Churchill (c1839-) Harriet Miranda Clark (-) Rockport, Maine, United States
Alice Ann Clements (1881-1963) William Clements (1844-1924) Elizabeth Ann Mitchell (1856-1935) Eden, New South Wales, Australia
Henry Connell (1828-1895) Henry Connell (1805-1880) Elizabeth Ann Rogers (c1810-1873) Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Stephen Emerton (1832-1912) William Emmerton (1809-1856) Charlotte King (1809-1880) Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Hermann I. von Orlamünde (c1128-1176) Albrecht von Brandenburg (c1100-1170) Sophie von Winzenburg (c1105-1160) 48
Elizabeth Beaumont (1742-1797) John Beaumont (1715) Ann Lamport (1711) Hadlow, Kent, England, United Kingdom 55
William James Betts (c1869-1937) William Goodchild Betts (1845-1910) Emma Jones (1852-1919) West Ryde, New South Wales, Australia 68
Jan Bos (c1812-1855) Cornelis Bos (c1775-aft1818) Jantje de Moel (c1775-c1823) Hoogwoud 43
Marie Therese de Bourbon (1778-1851) Louis XVI de Bourbon (1754-1793) Marie Antoinette von Habsburg-Lothringen (1755-1793) Frohsdorf 73
John Robert Bowerman (1855-1927) Robert Bowerman (1830-1897) Elizabeth Ann Staughton (c1833-1891) Ryde, New South Wales, Australia 72
Alexander Francis Bowes-Lyon (1887-1911) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938) Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom 24
James Levi Brock (1864-1955) James L. Brock, Jr. Mary Gabriella Bankston (1844-1922)
Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montague (c1527-1592) Anthony Browne (1500-1548) Alice Gage (c1506-1540) West Horsley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom 65
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Ellen Baker (1839-1915) Thomas Baker (1819-1904) Eleanor Cutbush (1819-1882) Samuel Welsh Munsie (1830-1896) West Maitland, New South Wales
Harold Evion Beard (1928-2007) William Lannie Beard (1905-1970) Rosa "Mae" Fussell (1907-1991) Daisy Vermell Brumfield Madisonville
Mary Anne Bellamy (1825-1912) James Zadock Bellamy (1798-1875) Hannah Singleton (1802-1869) James Henry Shields (1813-1890) Ryde, New South Wales
George Taft Benson (1875-1934) George Taft Benson (1846-1919) Louisa Alexandrine Ballif (1850-1922) Sarah Sophia Dunkley (1878-1933) Logan, Utah
Gustav Adolf of Sweden (1906-1947) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920) Sibylla von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1908-1972) Coburg
Lydia Ann Broomfield Blackman (1851-1936) Charles Edward Blackman (1824-1914) Hannah Barnes (1831-1924) Alfred Barnes Curd (1845-1920) Beechworth
Elizabeth Booth (1641-1732) Richard Booth (1607-aft1687) Elizabeth Hawley (1607-1689) John Minor (1635-1719) Fairfield, Connecticut
Daisy Vermell Brumfield Samuel O. Brumfield (1876-1963) Edith Otera Pigott (1911-1997) Harold Evion Beard (1928-2007) Madisonville
Sarah Jane Cameron (1859-1917) William Cameron (1838-1904) Sarah Jane Hollis (c1844-1884) John Coombes (1844-1942) Port Macquarie
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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
Henry Gore (c1789-1869) Henry Gore (1736-1791) Anna Catherine Keller (1761-1840) Susanna Swinney (1790-1846)+Jane Thompson (1799-1880)+Jennie ?
Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452-1516) John II of Aragon (1397-1479) Juana Enriquez (c1425-1468) Isabella I of Castile (1451-1504)+Germaine of Foix (1488-1538)
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    I have been researching my paternal side of the family for about 15 years now.  Initially I had my last name only to research, Braham, while researching more and more I found that the original surname was Abraham(s), depending on the person, time and place.  But the curious thing was/is that the family went by Braham Abrahams.  There was a brother…

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    August 26, 2014 by Phil allen

    Thanks for the updates and addition of the tree, will look at that functionality next time I am editing. have lots more data in ancestory but the transfer is manual so takes time. Shame there is no automtic GED transfer to get the process started.

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