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6 edition of A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists found in the catalog.

A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists

by Jeanette Jerger

  • 326 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Heritage Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Terminology,
  • Medicine,
  • Archaisms,
  • English language,
  • Obsolete words,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8150827M
    ISBN 100788403753
    ISBN 109780788403750

    Medical Miscellany For Genealogists: Jerger, Jeanette L. CSNJ How to Become a Citizen of the United States: Jessup, Libby F. F J The Kentucky Land Grants: A Systematic Index to All of the Land Grants Recorded in the State Land Office at Frankfort, Kentucky, Jillson, Willard Rouse MVGS Program When reading mortality schedules and death certificates, you will come across many medical diagnoses that you have never heard of. The terms they used back then isn't necessarily what we use now. I highly recommend the book, A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists.

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One of the most useful things about this book is the tremendous amount of cross referencing done between different terms for the same ailment. It is a terrific reference book.5/5(2).

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After exploring old medical resources she came up with the idea for a book. Learning from this lesson, Dr. Jeger was inspired to write A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists. A Medical Miscellany is a reference guide to diseases, conditions, and homeopathic cures common to our ancestors.

Taking a dictionary style formatting, the terms are listed in alphabetical order and cross-referenced where appropriate. A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists (Book): Jerger, Jeanette L.: Definitions of obscure or obsolete medically-related terms and concepts for researchers.

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A book by Jeanette Jerger. Colonial Diseases & Cures. Dragon Genealogy - HVS Research - Archaic Medical Terms. Forgotten Medical Cures. From the Yucky Stuff thread on the Roots-L mailing list, October [The original link is broken.

This link points to an archived copy on the Wayback Machine]. A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists. Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews When the author of this book was unsure how to understand a pension record reference to her great-grandfather being "salivated" during the Civil War, she had to do her own research.

After exploring old medical resources she came up with the idea for Brand: Jeanette L Jerger. A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists When the author of this book was unsure how to understand a pension record reference to her great-grandfather being salivated during the Civil War, she had to do her own : A Medical Miscellany For Genealogists; by Dr.

Jeanette L. Jerger ; pp; Softcover; () ; x; Alphabetical; ISBN: ; Item #: HBJ This book is a dictionary to obscure or obsolete medically-related terms and concepts. Category Archives: Medical History Medical Miscellany. Posted on Ma Dr. Jerger discovered her Civil War great-grandfather was Continue reading Medical Miscellany Posted in Book Reviews, Genealogy Research, Medical History | Leave a reply Medical Miscellany.

genealogy (jē'nē-al'ŏ-jē), 1. Heredity. The explicit assembly of the descent of a person or family; it may be of any length. genea, descent, + logos, study] genealogy (jē′nē-ŏl′ə-jē, -ăl′- jĕn′ē-) n.

genealogies 1. A record or table of the descent of a person. A good book to have as reference is A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists by Dr. Jeanette L. Gerger. The book is available used for around $14 or new for about $ Take your research a step further by doing a little research into the cause of death.

You never know you may uncover some interesting details or a genetic malady in your family. Would you like to better understand your ancestor’s illness. The following list includes books that define medical terms, give historical background to illnesses, and describe treatment for select illnesses.

GRO Ref RB75 Briggs, Elizabeth and Colin. Before Modern Medicine: Diseases & Yesterday’s Remedies. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Westgarth, A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists by Jeanette L. Jerger (Heritage Books). Did your ancestor suffer from grocer’s itch.

Did someone on your family tree die from dropsy. Were your ancestors sick with catarrh. If you’re puzzled by antiquated medical terms and folk names, A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists is the sure cure.

Greg, your best bet would be to speak with experts in New York research such as members of the New York chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (see the search by location list at the APG website) and/or those who have credentials as Certified Genealogists from the Board for Certification of Genealogists (see http.

To hire a genealogist near me you normally do so when you have a challenge either with research, lack of the required skills or simply the time to research, it will be beneficial for you if you reached out for a professional to assist you.

As you know, genealogy is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.Home › Products › A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists. 22 A Pre-Primer for Beginners in Genealogical Search: What to Read Before Your First How-To Book. 23 contact us to purchase.

A Preservation Guide: Saving the Past and the Present for the Future. 6 Jeanette Jerger’s book, A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists on medical terminology for (mainly North American) genealogists is worthwhile, and Mearns’ Words Used to Describe Medical Conditions in the 18th and 19th C.

(Aberdeen and North-East Scotland Family History Society Journal #73, page ) gives a list of Scottish terms.