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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 November 22.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861) Johannes Aangeenbrug (1773) Trijntje Johannesdr de Graaff (c1777) Lisse, South Holland, Netherlands
Benjamin Whatmore Adams (1868-1918) Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920) Eliza Agnes Bradley (1846-1925) Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Albert David Bauer (1938-2001) Donald Henry Bauer (1900-1962) Laurel J Glazier (1907-1999)
Janet (`Jenny') Macfie Blaikie (1879-1972) Walter Biggar Blaikie (1847-1928) Janet Marshall Macfie (1852-1942) Newington district, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Jacqueline Brownen (1972) Trevor Frank Brownen (1946) Gillian Margaret Merryweather (1943) Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom "Freedom Fields Hospital"
Flora Harriet Brumfield Thomas Colter "Tom" Brumfield Saphronia L. Magee Washington Parish
Sarah Burbank (1766-1800) Gershom Burbank (1734-1817) Ann Pearson (1738-1818) Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Samuel Carson (1805-1836) Franklin Carson (1779-) Saint Clair, Lowndes County, Alabama
Alice Crowninshield (1839-1926) Francis Boardman Crowninshield (1809-1877) Sarah Gool Putnam (c1809-1880) Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Needham W. Alford (1848-1922) William Alford (c1800-) Eveline Ginn
Elizabeth Hilda Avard (1893-1961) Albert Henry Avard (1864-1920) Emmeline Rose Gill (1872-1952) Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia 68
Thomas Babington (-1567) Humphrey Babington (-1544) Eleanor Beaumont (c1524-) England, United Kingdom
Thomas Hull Bath (1836-1890) William Bath (1804-1870) Susannah Bridgeman (1798-1840) Walcha, New South Wales, Australia 54
Jan Besseling (1787-1868) Gerardus Besseling (1756-1823) Marijtje Nuin Fokel (?-?) Wognum 81
James Boyd (-1739)
Thomas Butler (c1531-1614) James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormonde (1496-1546) Joan FitzGerald (c1509-1565) 83
Eliza Jane Christie (1863-1935) James Christie (1825-1895) Harriet Brown (1833-1913) Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia 72
Daniel Clancy (1863-1894) John Clancy (c1834-1890) Bridget Redden (c1840-1882) South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Dieuwertje Ariens (c1680-1720) Arien Jacob Heddes (c1680-1746) Opmeer
Eliza Maria Allred (1848-1939) James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905) Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866) James Willard Munson (1843-1928)
Viktor I. Amadeus Adolf von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1693-1772) Lebrecht von Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym (1669-1727) Charlotte von Nassau-Schaumburg (1673-1700) Charlotte Luise von Isenburg-Birstein (1680-1739) + Hedwig Sophie Henckel von Donnersmarck (1717-1795) Birstein
Olfert Bakker (1774-1848) Jan Bakker (c1750-?) Geertje Jans (c1750-?) Marijtje Kwaadman (?-aft1852) Zwaag
Alfred Blackman (1862-1953) Robert Blackman (1835-1925) Jane Sloggett (1837-1922) Martha Baker (1872-1954) Sofala, New South Wales
Joseph Reinhart Brecht (1867-1944) Reinhart Brecht (1827-1912) Catherine Wagner (1842-1923) Anna Ockenfels (1875-1954)
John Thomas Brodie (1805-1858) John Brodie (bef1805) Elizabeth Gore (bef1805) Margaret Crawford (1822-1905) Braidwood, New South Wales
Edward of Portugal (1391-1438) John I of Portugal (1357-1433) Philippa of Lancaster (1360-1415) Eleanor of Aragon (1402-1445)
Emily Francis Christie (1872-1949) James Christie (1825-1895) Harriet Brown (1833-1913) John Arthur Marmont (1884-1958) Crookwell, New South Wales
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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
John Doty (c1640-1701) Edward Doty (bef1600-1655) Faith Clarke (c1619-1675) Elizabeth Cooke (c1648-1692)+Sarah Jones (1671-) Plymouth, Massachusetts
Willem Klaver (1705-aft1750) Arie Daer (c1660-bef1753) Anna Hendriks (1663-bef1753) Aagt Jans (?-?) + Trijntje Post (1707-aft1770) Oterleek
Eberhard III. von Württemberg (1364-1417) Ulrich von Württemberg (1342-1388) Elisabeth von Wittelsbach (1329-1402) Antonia Visconti (1360-1405)+Elisabeth von Nürnberg (1391-1429)
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    Jslash831

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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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    Phil allen

    Hi

    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.

    Cheers Phil Allen

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