My name is Walta Lefler
and I started this site. This site was created using MyHeritage. This is a great system that allows anyone like you and me to create a private site for their family, build their family tree and share family photos. If you have any comments or feedback about this site, please click here to contact me. Our family tree is posted online on this site! There are 2402 names in our family site. The site was last updated on Feb 27 2018, and it currently has 41 registered member(s). If you wish to become a member too, please click here. Enjoy!
The 1918 flu pandemic (the Spanish Flu) was an influenza pandemic that spread widely across the world. Historical and epidemiological data are inadequate to identify the geographic origin. Most victims were healthy young adults, in contrast to most influenza outbreaks which predominantly affect juvenile, elderly, or weakened patients. The flu pandemic was implicated in the outbreak of encephalitis lethargica in the 1920s.
The pandemic lasted from March 1918 to June 1920, spreading even to the Arctic and remote Pacific islands. Between 50 and 100 million died, making it the deadliest natural disaster in human history...
On FamilySearch.org I have been working with a pilot program that has records from France Coutances Catholic Diocese. Today I found the name of the grandfather of Jacques Pierre Florent Langlois who was my greatgrandmother's father. I also found his death date. It has been interesting working on the site because I have found much information that I will be adding to our existing names and even some new names. Watch for more names to appear.