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 - Tablet Reveals Birth Of Septet In German City...
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.

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  1. The Montgomery Advertiser,
  2. 17 Feb 1935, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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