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Jeremiah would be first one in my ancestral family who I would conjure up if Family Tree Maker offered a Digital "Conjure up Your Dead Ancestors" software program. He is person in my family's past I never met but who I most admire. I am sorry that I will never get to meet him face to face. That is, unless someone finds a photo of him and posts it to DeadFred.com.
How many of you reading this lost a relative during this horrible pandemic? If you have a story to share, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some links for more information on 1918 Spanish Influenza Epidemic:
http://www.stanford.edu/group/virus/uda/ http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/influenza/ http://www.nimr.mrc.ac.uk/millhillessays/1998/influenza1918.htm
This link will give you a example of mortality rate in month of October compared to other months of 1918: http://www.rootsweb.com/~paschuy2/1918.html?o_xid=0038314405&o_lid=0038314405&o_xt=38314405
From Schuylkill Co., PA. Compliments of Schuylkill County Ties
Raised in Southern New Jersey, Joe Bott is an avid photograph collector and mastermind behind DeadFred.com. After accumulating thousands of old photos over the past 30 years, Joe decided to transform his hobby into a full-time activity for his retirement. Now DeadFred.com is a popular public resource for people like you to explore the past through pictures.