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From: Bandony <>
Subject: Re: [CherokeeGene-L] Re: Oklahoma 1920's deaths (Ethel)
Date: Fri, 01 Jan 1999 20:24:02 -0800


Pam, If I remember, the flu epdiemic was more or less world wide. with
the war going on and all the movement, it spread everywhere.

Emory & Pam Thomas wrote:
>
> Hey,
>
> I think I must have missed something while I was gone the last day and
> a half, since I unsubbed - could you please fill me in on this "flu
> thing" I have GGGrandparents that died in 1916 & 1917 - don't know
> the circumstances, but the two youngest children went to an orphanage/
> This was in Pa. - could they have died from the flu as well??
>
> Thanks Much
> Pam Miller T.
>
> At 07:07 PM 1/1/99 +0000, you wrote:
> >> Yes, it did go into the 20's, as the flu epidemic may have slowed down, but
> >> the effects from it went into pneumonia and "consumption" as a result and
> >> lingered.
> >>
> >> What were the counties or towns where your grandparents died? I live in
> >> Creek County and know about thecounty seats in northeastern Oklahoma area.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >One set of ggrandparents lived at Lane, Atoka CO. My grandmother died
> >in 1916, grandpa in 1917. My other ggrandpa died in 1922, Jumbo,
> >Pushmataha Co. Another ggrandpa died in 1926 at Antlers, Pushmataha
> >County.
> >
> >I have heard and read that flu was country wide, so must have been
> >really bad. A gggrandma, mother of the grandma in Lane also died in
> >1917 and the mother of the grandfather in Lane died in 1915. They
> >were in Pike CO. AR.
> >
> >Funny, I had never connected their deaths being so close to that flu
> >Maybe that's why I haven't been able to find death certificates for
> >them. Apparently, more people were dying than they could keep up
> >with. I would imagine that a lot of them were just buried by family
> >within a day or 2 of their deaths, and probably not doctors attended.
> >Interesting, the new views a person can pick up on a list. 5 of the
> >grandparents were Cherokee, so maybe it didn't have anything to do
> >with whether d.c.'s were required or not, just a part of that flu
> >epidemic. Still going to contact Tahlaquah to see if that was true,
> >now that the Hollidays are over.
> >
> >Thanks for giving me a new propective on this.
> >
> >Ethel
> >
> >
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