23 April 2010

Diptheria in Roscommon Co., MI in 1893

Michigan Diptheria Map of 1893:

Roscommon County, Michigan:

Mr. Vein had a "sore throat"; died about March 30th
Two of Mr. Vein's brothers also died as well as a married sister and the sister's infant child

A Miss Hiscock, who had contact with the Vein family and Mr. Scott were also ill; both recovered.

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