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Twins, Triplets and other multiples

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  • Sarah Wells (1822 - 1900)
    Twin sister of Ann Chidester Tharp
  • Ann Tharp (Chidester) (1822 - 1903)
    Twin sister of child #6. Mrs.Sarah Wells b.Aug. 18, 1822; d.aft.1900 Rice Co., KS, wife of Ensign Wells. The three names inscribed on this Tharp tombstone are: Sarah J. 1846-1927, John I. 1846-1919...
  • Angus McTaggart (1825 - 1913)
    1911 Census EkfridMcTaggartAngus M Head M Oct 1825 85Margaret F Wife M Feb 1836 75Cyrus J M Son S May 1873 38Bella M F Daughter S Dec 1880 30CameronAlex M Servant S Nov 1882 281901 Census EkfridMcTagga...
  • Infant McIntaggart (1825 - 1825)
    Reference: RootsWeb's WorldConnect - SmartCopy : Jul 23 2016, 17:41:43 UTC
  • George Edgar Oke (1898 - 1919)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jul 23 2016, 12:00:14 UTC

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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