Wednesday, September 24, 2014

112 entries for people born in Greece - U.S. Naval Hospital Tickets and Case Papers, 1825-1889.



Ancestry.com has a database online that is titled - U.S. NAVAL HOSPITAL TICKETS AND CASE PAPERS, 1825-1889  which includes 112 entries for those who listed Greece as their place of birth.


Don't forget - most of you can access these records online at your local public library for FREE.  Read more on one of my previous posts "Something New To Try When Using Ancestry.com in the Library for FREE"


RECORD DESCRIPTION FROM ANCESTRY.COM

This database is a collection of U.S. Navy hospital tickets, medical case papers, and similar documents dating from the early to late 19th century. "Hospital tickets" requested that men be transferred from ships or stations to hospitals for treatment. "Case papers" describe hospital treatment and a history of the case. These records include the Civil War and both sailors and Marines. They also refer to hospitals both stateside and abroad.
WHAT YOU CAN FIND IN THE RECORDS
Hospital tickets and case papers can include the following details:
  • name of the patient
  • rate or rank
  • age
  • nativity
  • date and place of shipping abroad
  • medical history
  • present diagnosis
  • list of clothing


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