Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Families Under Quarantine in Rockingham County for Scarlet Fever, Typhoid Fever, Diphtheria, Chicken Pox, Whooping Cough, 1919

“September Health Report,” from the Oct. 16, 1919, issue of the Rockingham Post-Dispatch

Following are cases of contagious diseases as reported to quarantine officer J.M. Maness for September:

Scarlet Fever—Cye Wilson and Gertrude Miller, Cordova.

Chicken Pox—Mary Coppedge, Rockingham.

Typhoid Fever—Jane Batten and Homar Williams, Ellerbe Route 1.

Whooping Cough—Clara, Eva, Lillie, and Adam McQueen, colored, Ellerbe Route 1; Eva Page Bynum and T.L. Covington, Rockingham.

Diphtheria—Floro Quinn, Chapin Short, Molsie Murphy, J.M. Ledbetter Jr., Ruth Brigman, Rockingham; Roy Suggs, Ellerbe Route 1.

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