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Medical Genealogy: Defining Obscure Medical Terms Used by Our Ancestors

  • Fri, December 04, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Zoom Video Conference

Clayton Library Presents -

Medical Genealogy: Defining Obscure Medical Terms Used by Our Ancestors

(This program has been rescheduled from October.)

You may have heard that Great Aunt Mary was consumptive and know that means she had tuberculosis, but what if someone had phthsis pulmonalis, phthisis, potter's asthma, or white plague?  Come and learn about some of the diseases our ancestors faced and where to find out the meaning of medical terms found in obituaries or death certificates. (By the way, all the terms above have been used for tuberculosis.) Reservations required, use link below to register for this Zoom Meeting. Registration is limited. Adults/Teens. 

For registration, please click here

You will be receiving a reminder with the meeting link the week of the presentation.  Thanks for registering!

This event is offered by Houston Public Library - Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. Please direct questions to cla.reference@houstontx.gov or 832-393-2600.

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