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Today is November 1.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

  Father Mother Birth place
Edmund Foster Avard (1898-1954) Albert Henry Avard (1864-1920) Emmeline Rose Gill (1872-1952) Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Elizabeth Bailey (1825-1883) John Bailey (1797-1878) Elizabeth Smith (c1799-1846) Macdonald River, New South Wales, Australia
John Baldwin (1731) John Baldwin (-) Sarah Hill (-) Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
Jacob Boon (c1738-1826) Meyndert Boon (1698-1756) Trijn Simons (1710-aft1741) Onderdijk
Abigail Briscoe (1684-aft1719) Nathaniel Briscoe (1647-1691) Mary Camp (1652-1673) Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Henry Buttsworth (1789-1853) Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom
Fiona Mary Campbell (1925-) Elidor Ronald Campbell (1881-1957) Violet Antoniette Bulwer-Marsh (c1882-1975)
Louis the Stammerer (846-879) Charles the Bald (823-877) Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869)
Catherine Clements (1885-?) John Clements (1847-1885) Catherine Hailstone (1858-1885) New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

  Father Mother Death place Age at death
Manivald Aldre (1911-1958) Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Johann Ludwig von Anhalt-Zerbst (1656-1704) Johann von Anhalt-Zerbst (1621-1667) Sofie Auguste von Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf (1630-1680) Dornburg 48
Rodney Carlos Ashby (1880-1904) Nathaniel Ashby (1835-1882) Martha Ann Truman (1850-1892) Fillmore, Utah, United States 24
Ada Susannah Clara Books (1868-1945) David Books (1832-1915) Emma Douglass (1839-1924) Penrith, New South Wales, Australia 77
William Bridge (1819-1861) Joseph Bridge (1776-1829) Elizabeth Buffey (c1788-1872) Watagan Creek, New South Wales, Australia 42
Hildred Morgan Brown (1884-1932) Joseph Henry Sansum Brown (1843-1923) Annie Elizabeth Morgan (1841-aft1900) Wembley Cottage Hospital, Wembley, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 48
Jean IV de Bretagne (1339-1399) Jean de Montfort (1294-1345) Joanna of Flanders (c1295-1374) 60
René d'Alençon (1454-1492) Jean II d'Alençon (1409-1476) Marie d'Armagnac (1420-1473) Alençon, France 38
Francis Cary (1647-1680) John Cary (1610-1681) Elizabeth Godfrey (1620-1680) Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 33
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

  Father Mother Joined with Wedding1 locality
Harriet Albury (1854-1935) John Albury (1823-1855) Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901) Benjamin Hutchinson Vipond (1846-1934) Sydney
John Albury (1823-1855) John Albury (1794-1868) Ann Ralph (1794-1860) Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901) Mulgoa, New South Wales
Fanny Malvina Arnold (1856-1932) Albert Arnold (1807-1881) Samantha Malvina (Lavinia) Huntington (1816-1888) Robert Barrer (1857-1918) Victoria, Illinois
Smaranda Balș (c1813-1852) Nicolae Balș (c1780-1820) Maria Conachi (1781-1856) Alexis Sulgeakov (с1800-с1860) + Lascăr Bogdan (c1800-1873) Iași
Nicholas Bellinger (1645-aft1719) Hans Bellinger (c1619-1678) Anna Dieterich (1622-1698) Anna Kuhn (1654-bef1758)
Rosalind Cecilia Caroline Bingham (1869-1958) George Bingham, 4th Earl of Lucan (1830-1914) Cecilia Catherine Gordon-Lennox (1838-1910) James Albert Edward Hamilton, 3rd Duke of Abercorn (1869-1953) Knightsbridge
Samuel Blackman (1819-1903) Samuel A Blackman (1788-1843) Mary Hoskisson (1795-1857) Jane Hoskisson (1827-1907) Windsor, New South Wales
Lubbert Bouwers (1672-1746) Jan Bouwers (c1643-?) Trijntje Huijnink (c1647-?) Aaltjen Ubbink (c1682-aft1706)
Emily Bransdon (1885-1979) George Bransdon (1857-1927) Roseanne Cameron (1864-1957) Edward James Smith (1881-1972) 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
Margaret Beaufort (1443-1509) John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (1404-1444) Margaret Beauchamp (c1410-1482) John de la Pole, 2nd Duke of Suffolk (1442-c1491)+Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430-1456)+Henry Stafford (c1433-1471)+Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby (c1435-1504)
Emma Jane Cox (1862-c1937) Edwin Cox (c1825-1894) Mary Stewart Ainslie (c1830-1925) Charles Stewart Connor (1865-1896)+Albert Parry (?-?) Grafton, New South Wales
Charles Henry King (c1865-1927) William King (?-?) Emma Wheeler (?-?) ?? Annie Maria Serff+Margaret Louisa West (1875-1967) Waverley, New South Wales
Jacobus Korver (1810-1861) Jacob Korver (1761-?) Geertje Rens Hartog (?-?) Aagje Aris Weel (1803-1855)+Lijsbeth Jacobs Sijm (1819-1890)
Simon Korver (1818-1890) Simon Korver (1776-1840) Antje Maurits (1781-1858) Anna M.A. Stockmann (1821-1858)+Grietje Koppers (1811-1891) Hoogkarspel
Lucy Edith McDonald (1872-1939) John Robert McDonald (1847-1925) Mary Ann Fraser (1847-bef1906) William Charles Seaman (1870-1936)+James McMurtrie (1883-) Crookwell, New South Wales
Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341-1402) Edward III of England (1312-1377) Philippa of Hainaut (1311-1369) Isabel of Castile (1355-1392)+Joan Holland (1380-1434)
Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (1282-1316) Edward I of England (1239-1307) Eleanor of Castile (1241-1290) Jan I van Holland (1284-1299)+Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford (1276-1321)
Jan Roos (1890-1965) Jan Roos (1838-?) Antje Swart (1851-?) Anna Tol (1894-1930)+Alida Beemsterboer (1898-?)
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