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Twins, Triplets and other multiples

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  • Myra Melinda Dunn (Freeman) (1827 - 1911)
    Twin sister of Permelia Green Freeman Sloan
  • Permelia Green Sloan (Freeman) (1827 - 1900)
    Spelled Parmilia, Permilia, Permelia Twin sister of Myra Melinda Freeman Dunn
  • William Eckstein (1863 - 1863)
    Infant son of John Franklin Eckstein & Lucinda Mountz-Eckstein. Twin brother of Emma Eckstein who also died as an infant.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Aug 26 2016, 12:52:34 UTC
  • Emma Eckstein (1863 - 1863)
    Infant daughter of John Franklin Eckstein & Lucinda Mountz-Eckstein. Twin sister of William Eckstein, who also died as an infant.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Aug 26 2016, 12:52:34 UTC
  • Sadie S. Shelburne (1878 - 1961)
    Sadie was a twin to Lora Shelburne Orr .* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Aug 26 2016, 1:18:54 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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