6 comments

  1. Mack-Linda Patterson

    In 1899, Linda’s great grandfather, Thomas Newton Burdette, died from malaria. He lived and died near Newnan, GA, but it was thought that he was exposed to the infected mosquitoes while working in Alabama. He was sick for only two weeks before passing.

  2. Tammy Hope

    My Dad had Malaria in 1936,and survived.He said he had never been so sick in his life.He lived in Danville,AL.

  3. Marion Steele Wood

    Meredith Harrell did you know this ??? very interesting…

  4. Carol McDonald Henry

    My father had it as a child. He was born in 1925 and was raised in central Alabama. He was not allowed to donate blood but he had a rare blood type. Often he would get called to the hospitals in Montgomery to give blood in extreme emergencies.

  5. Charles Moore

    My g-grandfather died of “malaria fever” in 1919 in Marshall Co.

  6. My great uncle Curtis died of malaria in August 1936, My grandmother said he was dating a young lady who “lived down on the river” and was bitten by a mosquito. He was a native of Monroe County.

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