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Millie and Christine McKoy were born, joined at the base of the spine, on July 11, 1851, the eighth and ninth child of Monimia and Jacob McKay, slaves owned by a blacksmith in the small town of Welches Creek, North Carolina (pictured in the 1890s) . They died on October 8, 1912 living until the ripe old age of 61, them the oldest female conjoined twins to date.
Guadalupe & Josephine Hinojosa, "The Cuban Twins", circa 1914. Sorry for the small scan size on this one.