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Elfriede Fischer (b. - 1984)

8/6/2013 8/6/2013

8/6/2013 8/6/2013

Josephine Myrtle Corbin (May 12, 1868 in Lincoln County, Tennessee[1] – May 6, 1928 in Cleburne, Texas) was born a dipygus. This referred to the fact that she had two separate pelvises side by s...

7/11/2013 8/6/2013

Lloyd Clifford Skelton (1923 - 1995)

10/20/2010 7/19/2013

Alva Evans (deceased)

3/30/2011 7/18/2013

3/30/2011 7/18/2013

Frank (Francesco) Lentini (May 18, 1881 - September 22, 1966) was born at Rosolini, near Syracuse, Sicily into a family of twelve children, seven sisters and five brothers. He was born with three leg...

11/14/2010 7/18/2013

Josefina Hinojosa (1912 - 2002)

7/18/2013 7/18/2013

Guadalupe Hinojosa (1912 - 1917)

11/6/2010 7/18/2013

Millie McCoy and Christine McCoy (July 11, 1851 – October 8, 1912) were American conjoined twins who went by the stage names "The Two-Headed Nightingale" and "The Eighth Wonder of the World". Mi...

7/18/2013 7/18/2013

Millie McCoy and Christine McCoy (July 11, 1851 – October 8, 1912) were American conjoined twins who went by the stage names "The Two-Headed Nightingale" and "The Eighth Wonder of the World". Mi...

11/2/2010 7/18/2013

Nany Mae "Sis" Cook was born in Lubbock, Texas, on July 15, 1901, with only stumps for arms and two short legs with only three toes on each foot. Sis was adept at sewing, crocheting, knitting, embroide...

11/4/2010 7/18/2013

11/4/2010 7/18/2013

Esther C. Parnell and was born in Kenly, North Carolina, March 5, 1926, one of only two children in her family to be afflicted with ichthyosis. The other was her older brother William Roscoe Parnell. M...

7/17/2013 7/17/2013

Ralph Albert Krooner was born in Montpelier, Vermont in 1888 and he owed much of his fictitious and show-worthy back story to the long-discredited medical theory of maternal impression. The theory of...

7/17/2013 7/17/2013

Find a Grave Ella Kate Ewing (March 9, 1872 - January 10, 1913) was a Missouri woman considered the world's tallest female of her era. She would use her great height to earn a living as a sideshow at...

10/29/2010 7/17/2013

Anna Hannan Bates (1846 - 1888)

"Anna Haining Swan", "Anna Haining Bates"

Anna Haining Bates, born Anna Haining Swan (August 6, 1846 – August 5, 1888), was a Canadian from Mill Brook, New Annan (near present-day Tatamagouche), Colchester County, Nova Scotia, famed for...

8/27/2008 7/17/2013

Martin Van Buren Bates (November 9, 1837 – January 7, 1919), known as the "Kentucky Giant" among other nicknames, was a Civil War-era American famed for his incredibly large size. Though born ...

8/27/2008 7/17/2013

Emmett Blackwelder was born in Concord, North Carolina, in 1923. He was missing all four limbs below the elbows and knees. When Emmett was a child, his father did not allow anyone to help his son dress...

11/2/2010 7/16/2013

Frieda Katherine Pushnik (1923 - 2000)

Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1923, Frieda Pushnik blamed her lack of limbs on a botched appendectomy her mother underwent while pregnant. Despite being without arms or legs (except for a small s...

10/26/2010 7/16/2013

Al Tomaini (1912-1962), born Aurelio Tomaini, was a claimant to being the world's tallest individual. Tomaini claimed a height of 8 feet, 6½ inches; however, Guinness World Records stated he was...

10/20/2010 7/16/2013

Berniece Evelyn "Jeanie" Smith was born in Blufton, Indiana on August 23, 1916. She was born without legs and both of her arms were twisted. She began performing at age 3, exhibited by her parents at f...

7/16/2013 7/16/2013

John Timothy Owens (1865 - 1918)

John Timothy Owens was born in Pattonsburg, Missouri, on October 28, 1865, one of twelve children born to Nicholas Owens and Mary Ann O'Keefe. As an "Armless Wonder", he played he banjo, xylophone, gui...

9/14/2010 7/12/2013

Robert Owen 'Bob' Melvin, the Man with Two Faces, was born Schuyler County, Missouri, on May 9, 1920, one of six children of Fred and Hazel Melvin. Throughout his life he was examined by doctors, but a...

7/12/2013 7/12/2013

Dick Hilburn was born January 18, 1919 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. He had no legs and his left arm ended at the elbow, and he used a custom-made skateboard to get around. Together with his showbusin...

7/11/2013 7/12/2013

General Tom Thumb MP (1838 - 1883)

"Tom Thumb", "General Tom Thumb"

General Tom Thumb was the stage name of Charles Sherwood Stratton (January 4, 1838 – July 15, 1883), a midget who achieved great fame under circus pioneer P.T. Barnum. Stratton was a son of a ...

6/15/2007 7/11/2013

Lottie Grant MP (1849 - 1899)

"Lottie Grant"

Obituary/death notice, 18 Aug 1899 "Courier" of Coldwater, Michigan; text: " Mrs. Frank Whitlock of Batavia township died at her home Wednesday, of dropsy. She was probably largest woman in the Unite...

9/5/2011 7/11/2013

Édouard Beaupré, The Willow Bunch Giant (1881 - 1904)

"Willow Bunch Giant"

Edouard Beaupré was a circus and freak show giant, strongman, and a star in Barnum and Bailey's circus:

10/1/2010 7/11/2013

Johnny Eck, the Half Man (1911 - 1991)

The twin sons of Baltimore couple Amelia and John Eckhardt, Robert and John Jr., were born on August 27, 1911. Twenty minutes after the delivery of Robert, John Jr. appeared, to the horror of his paren...

3/24/2011 7/11/2013

Count Primo Magri (1849 - 1920)

Profile photo: Count Primo Magri (left) with Lavinia Warren and Baron Magri (right) in about 1885 Count Primo Magri From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Count Primo Magri (1849-1920) and Count...

1/7/2010 7/11/2013

Lavinia Warren (1841 – November 25, 1919) was an American proportionate dwarf and the wife of General Tom Thumb. Early life Warren was born at Middleborough, Massachusetts as Mercy Lavinia...

6/15/2007 7/11/2013

12/15/2009 7/11/2013

Rose was the daughter of Charles-Gregoire Dufresne and Josephine Gagnon. She had dwarfism. She was born at Lowell on June 17, 1887. She had a sister, Alice, and 2 half-sisters, Corona and Angeline Vers...

12/15/2009 7/11/2013

Philippe Adélard Nicol (1881 - 1940)

Philippe Adelard Nicole was born on September 27, 1881 at St Henri, Levis County, Quebec. He was the 6th child of Alexandre Nicole and Josephine-Philomene Brousseau He was born with a peculiarity; ...

12/15/2009 7/11/2013

Grady Stiles, the Lobster Boy (1937 - 1992)

"Lobster Boy"

Grady Stiles II came from a long line of males born with a disfiguring condition called Electrodactyly (fingers and toes are fused to look like claws). Following in his father's footsteps, Grady joined...

12/15/2009 7/11/2013

Chang Chun Bunker MP (1811 - 1874)

"The Chinese Twins", "The Siamese Twins", "Cheng-Eng (sometimes listed as ONE person)"

Chang means "left" in Chinese. No case history of conjoined twins can be complete without mention of the Bunker brothers, the original twins from Siam (present-day Thailand). Born on May 11, 1811 in ...

7/13/2008 7/11/2013

Eng Chun Bunker MP (1811 - 1874)

"The Chinese Twins", "The Siamese Twins", "Cheng-Eng (sometimes listed as ONE person)"

Eng means "right" in Chinese. No case history of conjoined twins can be complete without mention of the Bunker brothers, the original twins from Siam (present-day Thailand). Born on May 11, 1811 in a...

7/13/2008 7/11/2013