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 FatherMotherBirth place
Ellen Arbon (1840-1924)James Arbon (1812-1871)Susan Newman (1814-1872)Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
William Bake (1828-1914)Peter Bake (1804-1868)Tabitha Phems (1805-)
Sarah Baldwin (1707-1787)Jonathan Baldwin (c1667-1726)Susannah Kitchell (c1665-1743)Newark, New Jersey, United States
Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland (1649-1709)Berent Bentinck (1597-1668)Anna van Bloemendael (1622-1685)Diepenheim, Overijssel, Netherlands
Gilbert Montier Lafayette Bickmore (1826-1896)William Montier Bickmore (1799-1882)Christena Bagley (1808-1880)Madison, Madison County, Illinois, United States
Elizabeth Bond (1743-1790)Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
George Bridge (1817-1880)Joseph Bridge (1776-1829)Elizabeth Buffey (c1788-1872)Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Joseph Bridge (1814-1891)Joseph Bridge (1776-1829)Elizabeth Buffey (c1788-1872)Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Ruth Cadwell (1729-1762)John Cadwell (1702-1746)Dorothy Kilbourne (1706-1746)East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
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Mikhail Vsevolodovich of Pronsk (c1185-1217)Vsevolod Glebovich of Pronsk (c1160-1207)Isady, Spassk Rayon, Ryazan Oblast, Russia
Israel Alden (1747-1817)Noah Alden (1725-1797)Mary Joanna Vaughn (1725-1804)Broome County, New York, United States70
Robert Amory (1885-1972)Robert Amory (1842-1910)Katherine Leighton Crehore (1862-1920)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States87
Josephine Matilda Anlezark (1868-1948)Charles Henry Anlezark (1844-1918)Rachel Harrison (1847-1872)Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia80
Alienor L'Arcedekne (1383-1447)Warin Archdeacon (1355-1400)Elizabeth Talbot (1364-1407)Worcester, England64
George Wright Arguile (1839-1922)Robert Arguile (1809-1893)Mary Ann Wright (1812-1877)Barwell, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom83
Andrew Bailey (1851-1923)John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890)Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885)West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia72
Alexandra Bang (1902-1979)Johannes Nielsen Bang (c1858-1943)Louise Christofa Italia Marie Nielsen (c1864-1935)Brisbane, Queensland, Australia77
Elizabeth Bartlett (1753-1825)Samuel Bartlett (1696-1759)Elizabeth Lathrop (1725-1759)Portland, Cumberland County, Maine72
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

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Nathaniel Boon (c1792-1839)Sarah Mary Wade (1793-1887)St Johns, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Lucien Emery Bowen (1884-1946)Lucien E. Bowen (1858-1943)Mary Schwalmeier (1859-1886)Bessie J. Thomas (1884-1911)Marion, Indiana, United States
Richard Edmund St. Lawrence Boyle, 9th Earl of Cork (1829-1904)Charles Boyle (1800-1834)Catherine St. Lawrence (c1808-1879)Emily Charlotte de Burgh (1828-1912)St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, England, United Kingdom
Elizabeth Bristow (1771-1848)John Grono (1767-1847)St Mary's, Rotherhithe, England, United Kingdom
Ebenezer Brown (1802-1878)William Brown (1766-1820)Hannah Sweet (1774-1839)Ann Weaver (1806-1842)Dryden, Tompkins County, New York
Louis Lafayette BrumfieldThomas Colter "Tom" BrumfieldSaphronia L. MageeElla C. CarnegieWashington Parish
Rosemary Delores Carnahan (1917-1993)Marion Ervin Clanton (1911-1996)Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Zechariah Chafee (1885-1957)Zecariah Chafee (1859-1943)Mary Dexter Sharpe (1860-1934)Bess Frank Searle (1888-1962)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
George Chandler (1802-1880)Thomas Chandler (c1772-1855)Ann Martin (c1811-1875)Ealing, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Catherine Berrell (c1822-1859)Michael Berrell (1796-1863)Margaret Catherine Hoy (1781-1881)John Sharwood (1810-1884)Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Alianore Holland (c1373-1405)Thomas Holland, 2nd Earl of Kent (1354-1397)Alice FitzAlan (c1350-1416)Edward, 5th Baron Cherleton (1370-1421)
Anne Kelly (1823-1872)John Kelly (bef1823)Margaret Unknown (bef1823)Phillip Boyle (bef1870)Star of the Sea
Mary Louise Elizabeth Montagu (1854-1934)William Drogo Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester (1823-1890)Luise Friederike Auguste von Alten (1832-1911)Robert Carnaby Forster (-1925)
Earle Christmas Grafton Page (1880-1961)Charles Page (1851-1919)Mary Johanna Hadden Cox (1854-1931)Jean Thomas (c1911-2011)St Paul's Cathedral, England, United Kingdom
George Partridge (1690-1768)John Partridge (1658-1731)Hannah Seabury (1668-1698)Hannah Foster (1694-1778)Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
George Franklin Richards (1861-1950)Franklin Dewey Richards (1821-1899)Nanny Longstroth (1828-1911)Betsy Hollings (1887-1981)Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878)John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839)Georgiana Elizabeth Byng (1768-1801)Frances Anna Maria Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (c1820-1898)
John William Thwaite (1845-1932)Christopher Parkinson Thwaite (c1819-aft1845)Maria Wiseman (1822-1891)Matilda Wood (-1928)Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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