RCGS meeting asks 'What did your ancestors die of?'

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JANESVILLE - The Rock County Genealogical Society (RCGS) monthly program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum, 426 S. Jackson St., Janesville.

The presentation will be "What Did Your Ances-tors Die Of? ... Interpreting Old Death Certificates" given by current board chairman David Bradford.

Bradford will provide a glossary of archaic medical terminology, colonial diseases, life expectancy and causes of death. Participants are invited to bring copies of ancestors' death certificates.

The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.RCGSWI.org.

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