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Today is May 23.

Familypedia people who were born on this day

 FatherMotherBirth place
Daniel Carpenter Bacon (1787-1856)Ebenezer Bacon (1756-1811)Rebecca Jenkins (1763-1791)Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Elizabeth Bartlett (1643-1713)Robert Bartlett (1603-1688)Mary Warren (1610-1683)Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Robert Bartlett (1603-1688)Robert Bartlett (1567-1612)Alice Barker (1567-)Puddleton, Dorsetshire, England
William Bennett (1863-1923)Davisville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mildred Bennion (1896-1969)Marcus Bennion (1865-1913)Lucy Evelyn Smith (1866-1937)Granger, Salt Lake County, Utah
Samuel Bradford (1760-1824)Josiah Bradford (1724-1776)Hannah Rider (1723-1790)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Gertrude Rosa Burgess (1874-1958)George Burgess (1829-1905)Eliza Knight (1844-1878)Hillborough House, 106 Egerton Road, Horfield, Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Aaron Bush (1725-1798)Ebenezer Bush (1687-1757)Mary Miriam Taylor (1682-1752)Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Matilda Butler (1844-1918)Sylvester Butler (c1804-1847)Lydia Jane Curl (1816-1891)Lower Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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Familypedia people who died on this day

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Anna Allen (1707-1750)Joseph Allen (1659-1725)Abigail Merrick (1661-1727)Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts43
Mary Ansell (c1629-1713)John Ansell (1600-1628)Mary Nye (-)Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Rachel Anthoney (1872-1938)Richard Anthoney (c1837-1929)Ann Betts (c1846-1902)Coopernook, New South Wales, Australia66
Hannah Arbogast (1883-1972)Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Harold Pryor Barton (1879-1915)Frederick Barton (c1841-1885)Harriette Norrie (1857-1935)Gallipoli, Turkey36
Anthony Gardner Bazley (1911-1937)Gardner Sebastian Bazley (1863-1911)Ruth Evelyn Howard (1877-1962)26
Louisa Jane Blackman (1864-1943)Elizabeth Blackman (1839-1924)Parramatta District Hospital, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia79
Alexandru Boicescu (1886-1887)Alexandru Boicescu (1853-1893)Maria Elena Nicolescu (1854-1931)Bucharest, Romania1
George Brudenell, 1st Duke of Montagu (1712-1790)George Brudenell, 3rd Earl of Cardigan (1685-1732)Elizabeth Bruce (c1689-1745)78
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Familypedia people who were first married on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g1Wedding1 place
Joseph Alden (1668-1747)Joseph Alden (1627-1696)Mary Simmons (1638-1697)Hannah Dunham (1670-1748)Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Edward Arnold (1679-1744)Seth Arnold (1648-1720)Elizabeth Gray (1658-1721)Mercy Brewster (1685-1748)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Eleonore Dorothea von Anhalt-Dessau (1602-1664)Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)Wilhelm IV. von Sachsen-Weimar (1598-1662)Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Sofie Hedwig von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1601-1660)Franz II. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1547-1619)Marie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1566-1626)Philipp von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1584-1663)Neuhaus bei Boizenburg, Germany
Samuel Barton (1691-1748)Samuel Barton (1664-1732)Hannah Elizabeth Bridges (1669-1727)Elizabeth Bellows (1695-1729)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Bellows (1695-1729)Isaac Bellows (1663-1746)Elizabeth Howe (1673-1750)Samuel Barton (1691-1748)Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
John Birrell (1821-1874)Robert Birrell (1783)Mary or Ann Dunbar (1787)Catherine Cummins (1832-1882)Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mercy Brewster (1685-1748)William Brewster (1646-1723)Lydia Partridge (1650-1743)Edward Arnold (1679-1744)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Blanche de Valois (1316-1348)Charles de Valois (1270-1325)Mahaut de Châtillon (1293-1358)Charles IV of Bohemia (1316-1378)
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Familypedia people who had their second wedding (or first after a liaison) on this day

 FatherMotherJoined with-g2Wedding2 place
Johann Georg Beingesser (1761-1823)Johannes Georgius Beingesser (1718-)Barbara Frantz (-)Catharina Hettinger (1782-)Alsace, France (Keffenach, Alsace, Weissembourg Dis, France)
John Richard Carter (1837-1925)Joseph Carter (1796-1841)Frances Ham (1816-1900)Maria Dewson (1838-1905)Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia
Mary Holland (1661-1742)Nathaniel Holland (1637-1709)Mary Hosier (1640-1695)John Partridge (1658-1731)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Ebenezer Learned (1728-1801)Ebenezer Learned (1690-1772)Deborah Haynes (1690-1777)Eliphal Putnam (1762-1845)Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
John Partridge (1658-1731)George Partridge (1617-1695)Sarah Tracy (1621-1708)Mary Holland (1661-1742)Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Mary Tudor (1673-1726)Charles II of England (1630-1685)Mary Davis (c1648-1708)Henry Graham (1676-1707)
Daniel Warren (1689-1727)John Warren (1666-1703)Mary Brown (1662-1732)Mary Wetherby (1700-1738)Westborough, Massachusetts, United States
Robert de Brienne (1275-1327)Jean de Beaumont (c1255-c1305)Jeanne de La Guerche (1250-1290)Marie d'Astort (1300-)
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