Re: 1918 Flu Death certificate #usa

sharon yampell

My second cousin twice removed, Alice WOLOVITZ who is mentioned in Barry’s book about The Epidemic had Influenza with  Pneumococcic Meningitisas a contributory illness on her death certificate. (see below)


She was a nursing student in Philadelphia trying to treat patients





Sharon F. Yampell

Voorhees, NJ USA



From: Gayle Schlissel Riley via Groups.Jewishgen.Org
Sent: Monday, March 23, 2020 8:49 AM
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Subject: [] 1918 Flu Death certificate


On the death certificates for the 1918 flu, what did they label as the cause? My grandmother had a brother who died at that time. I never saw the death certificate, only burial records.
What would they say was the cause, for these deaths?
Abraham Schlissel, Detroit Mich.  EDER and SCHLISSEL was my family in Detroit. Thanks Gayle


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