Saturday, November 19, 2011

Archaic Medical Terms and Upcoming Events

Dr. Paul Duffey mentioned that he found information on archaic terms on Rudy's List of Archaic Medical Terms here is a link to that site:  Rudy's List of Archaic Medical Terms.

Also mentioned in our discussions was a resource for timelines of diseases, a book called History for Genealogists Using Chronological Time Lines to Find and Understand Your Ancestors by Judy Jacobson. Here is a link to the book on Amazon -

I also found a website with a listing of epidemics at  wikipedia - epidemics and also at Flue traker - epidemic time line

Don't forget to send in your wedding pictures and tombstone pictures for Wedding Wednesday and Tombstone Tuesday.  Please include a jpeg and a short paragraph or few sentences about your picture/family.  Your picture will be posted on our blog and any inquiries will be forwarded to you.  This is a wonderful opportunity to share your family research with the society and the Geneabloggers on the web.

Don't forget to mark your calendars for the DNA talk on January 14 at UMC Room 2117.  Bill Peckat will be the room equipment host and will introduce Dr. Kaplan.  Dr. Matt Kaplan will talk on the use of DNA.  He is the  Director of the Bio5 DNA testing lab that does all the testing for National Geographic Genographic Project and for Family Tree DNA. Matt is a master presenter, and makes this subject very understandable. Don't miss this opportunity!

Our next regular monthly meeting will be January 21, 2012 at the Joel Valdez Main Library downtown.  Please note the program time of 2 to 4 p.m.  Our presentation will be on Organizing Yourself to Organize Your Research presented by JoAnn Thiabault followed by a Genealogy Fair with software demonstrations on the more popular genealogical software.  More information to come as we get closer to the meeting date.

Have a happy and save holiday season!

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