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Twins, Triplets and other multiples

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  • Albert D Culhane (c.1855 - d.)
  • Frederick William Slater Culhane (c.1855 - d.)
    1861 Census Lowfield Street, Dartford, Kent; Class: RG 9; Piece: 467; Folio: 116; Page: 33; GSU roll: 542644 Daniel Culhane Head M 48, MRCS born Limerick, Ireland Rosalind Culhane Wife M 42, bi...
  • William Pearce Allen (1856 - 1919)
    Note: William & Silas were twins and their older siblings, Stephen & May B. were also twins. When William Pearce Allen and his twin brother Dr. Silas Benton were born on February 28, 1856, in Doddrid...
  • Morris James Downey, Twin (1905 - 1928)
    Morris James Downey and his cousin Arthur, were two of 17 men who perished in the Mary Stanford Disaster when RNLB Mary Stanford (ON 661), a Liverpool-class lifeboat, which capsized in Rye Harbour in 1...
  • Albert John Downey, Twin (1905 - 1966)
    Albert John Downey twin brother Morris James, was one of 17 men who perished in the Mary Stanford Disaster when RNLB Mary Stanford (ON 661), a Liverpool-class lifeboat, which capsized in Rye Harbour in...

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.
  • At one time; Franklin Pierce, George Washington, and Mary Magdaline Wolf [Lehman] were the oldest Triplets in the USA, January 4, 1902. Their parents also had a set up Twins; John B. and William D. Lehman

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