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Twins, Triplets and other multiples

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  • James Harrison Wheeler twin (1799 - 1873)
    Notes for James Harrison Wheeler: Floyd Co., KY Marriage Bonds & Consents: Bond dated 13, March 1817 by James Wheeler, Jr. & James Wheeler Sr. for a marriage to be had between James Wheeler, Jr. & ...
  • Joseph (Twin) Chandler (1802 - 1802)
    Joseph Chandler was born on 1 June 1802 at Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts. He died on 2 June 1802 at Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, at age 0. He was the son of Josiah Callon Chandler and Olive...
  • Josiah (Twin) Chandler (1802 - 1802)
    Josiah Chandler was born on 1 June 1802 a twin, Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts. He was the son of Josiah Callon Chandler and Olive Fay. Josiah Chandler died on 3 June 1802 at Hardwick, Worcester, M...
  • Charity Howton (c.1812 - 1860)

This project is for profiles that are born twins, triplets or other multiple births.

The chance of conceiving spontaneous triplets is as high as 1 in 8,000 (1 in 500,000 for identical triplets), there’s no question that multiples are somewhat of a rarity.

Notables

  • Mrs. Vassilyeva (wife of Feodor Vassilyev), who gave birth to 69 children: 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.
  • Scrooge McDuck’s three nephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, are identical triplets!!
  • The psychiatrist who invented the Five Stages of Grief, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, was an identical triplet.
  • MLB baseball players Dennis Cook, Luis Gonzalez, Dave Righetti, and Phil Hiatt are all fathers of triplets.
  • Richard Thomas, a.k.a. “John-Boy Walton,” has triplets.

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