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Rockwall County Texas

Unique Genealogy Help Files
Antiquated Occupational & Medical Terminology, Cousins Chart,
Floods, Epidemics, Organizations & Other Helpful Items

A Very Interesting & Informative Page



19th Century Occupations
So your great grandfather listed his Occupation as a "Chandler"
on the 1870 Census & you have no idea what he did..?
You can find out Right HERE !



Tombstone Abbreviations & Symbols
Why is there a Weeping Willow Tree carved into your great Aunt Ida's Tombstone?
What does that "G.A.R."stand for on great Grandfather's grave marker?
We'll tell you HERE !



Disease Terminology of the 19th Century
Have you ever suffered with Catarrh? Erysipelas? Variola?
Your Ancestors did !
See what they called common diseases HERE !


Cousins got you Confused?
Ever wonder your legal relationship to the
daughter of your father's paternal aunt's son?
No Need For Confusion - You can find out Right HERE !


Epidemics in Texas 1820 - 1920
Have you ever walked through a graveyard and noticed
several graves with the same death year?

Would you like to know why several members
of your family all died within a short period of time?
Now you can find out HERE !


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