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[S-R] Re: Cause of death

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  • CurtB
    Bill T. Really thanks, just what I need to finish my study. Curt B.
    Message 1 of 11 , Nov 16, 2010
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      Bill T.

      Really thanks, just what I need to finish my study.

      Curt B.

      --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Tarkulich" <bill.tarkulich@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Curt,
      >
      > Attached is a link to a Hungarian Lexicon of Medical terms. I have linked
      > it to Google Translate to give you the gist of what is being said:
      > http://tinyurl.com/2b9ncos
      > Roncsolo toroklob, or "destructive toroklob" is related to Difteria
      > (Diptheria) as Carolyn and you indicated.
      >
      > It speaks of endemics, and, while it often targets adults, ages 2-7 years of
      > age were also seriously affected.
      >
      >
      > Bill
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of CurtB
      > Sent: Monday, November 15, 2010 10:08 PM
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [S-R] Re: Cause of death
      >
      > Carolyn,
      > Thanks for the help. I have received confirmation from Slovakia that this
      > was a diphtheria epidemic. The pastor came from a highly educated noble
      > family and he is pretty meticulous about causes of death in this register in
      > the 1890's. It turns out he just uses an unusual phrase for this one. A
      > total of 24 children die in the parish that winter and spring from the
      > epidemic and all are listed in the same exact way.
      >
      > Curt B.
      >
      > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "nilo3rak" <piekielnik@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Well these were just lay peopl , compare in one death that I read the baby
      > died of cough, so was it pneumonia, influenza, unknown virus, or whooping
      > cough? They often did not have the precision of diagnosis that we are used
      > to, so often a symtom, not the disease is listed as the cause of death.
      > >
      > > I also found this word, torokgyik - which did double duty as meaning
      > diiptheria or mumps.
      > >
      > > Carolyn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "CurtB" <curt67boc@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Thanks Carolyn,
      > > > I already know about the sore throat part. But this is clearly an
      > epidemic in which about 20 children die in two villages in about six months,
      > all with the same cause of death listed. The usual period words for mumps
      > are mumpsz or the complicated one: fultomomirigy gyulladas.
      > > >
      > > > Curt B.
      > > >
      > > > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "nilo3rak" <piekielnik@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > toroklab refers to sore throat with swollen glands. Possibly strep
      > throat, mumps.
      > > > > Carolyn
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "CurtB" <curt67boc@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I am interested in find the cause of death in some kind of epidemic
      > that hit the Slovak village of S~iroke in the 1890's. In 1891 a lot of very
      > young children are listed with a cause of death in Hungarian:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > roncsolo toroklab
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Apparently something about a bad throat.
      > > > > > Does anyone know a modern interpretation of this cause?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > You may see a page with a number of examples online at:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Siroke. inventory 1263, image 93.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Curt B.
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
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