Ask your family members about family stories
Look for death records (see Vital Records)
For your family health history, add inheritable diseases and risk factors:
For looking at social history, add:
* relating to, or occurring during childbirth or the period immediately following
B.A., History. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1973.
M.S., Library Science. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1981.
Created for the Library Workshop: Tracing Your Family’s Medical History with Genealogical Resources. Presenters: Rebecca Knight, Associate Librarian, and Linda Stein, Librarian, Reference and Instructional Services Department.
November 15, 2016