Clipped From The Montgomery Advertiser
Tablet Reveals Birth Of Septet In German City HAMELN, GERMANY, Feb. 16. (Ft The famed Dlonne quintuplets of Callander, Ontario, were outdone in numbers by a little family of seven, born in thu $lty, 335 years ago. I ' Tne septet, however, lived only H days, according to a stone tablet, restored in 1818, on the house where the multiple birth occurred. It records that event as follows: In this town to one Thlele Roemer, And to his wife, Anna Beyers; There were bom 9th January, A. D 1600 at S ajn. . , Two male and five female children at one birth. All died on the 20th day of the same month at 12 o'clock. Having received holy baptism, ' God grant them bliss everlasting. It was in this town that the rat-' catcher of Hameln spirited all of the children away, according to legend, In 1284.