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Medical genealogy consists of the subjects list below, most from this Wikipedia search, but also includes the causes of death (CODs) for our ancestors and relatives, for example Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and paralysis.

  • Genetic analysis
  • Genealogy tourism
  • Medical family history or Family history (medicine)
  • Genetic genealogy
  • Hippocrates' legendary genealogy
  • Consanguine marriage


  • Social Security Death Index

Epidemics [] "Epidemics are of particular interest to genealogists because they may explain why ancestors died in great numbers or left an area for no apparent reason. The following table lists a number of epidemics by year, and includes location and the disease involved."

Archaic Medical Terms []