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  • Joseph Thornhill (1714 - 1797)
    twin to Elizabeth biography From from the American Architects and Buildings database Joseph Thornhill was the son of John [SIC: Joseph] and Elizabeth Thornhill, elder brother of master builder Jo...
  • Elizabeth Thornhill (1714 - d.)
    Twin to Joseph
  • Joseph Hanks, I (1725 - 1793)
    Joseph Hanks (1725-1793), Nancy Lincoln (Hanks) grandfather; great-grandfather of President Lincoln, lived in Richmond County, Virginia, where he was a plantation overseer and tenant farmer. He migrate...
  • Catherine Hanks (1725 - 1782)
    page 308 of Nancy Hanks, of undistinguished families; a genealogical, biographical, and historical study of the ancestry of the mother of Abraham Lincoln.  by Baber, Adin.  Published 1960...

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.


  • 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