Clayton Library Presents

Library: Virtual

Date: 10/30/2020

Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Type: Featured Event

Age Group: adults, teens ages 13-18 years

 

Medical Genealogy: Defining Obscure Medical Terms Used by Our Ancestors

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!