82:
"Consanguinity," student report, example 1
Date:
Circa 1914
Pages:1 of 1
Source:
American Philosophical Society, ERO, MSC77
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&quote;Consanguinity,&quote; student report, example 1

W.S. Monroe, V. C. 8 Mar 28 1919 Marie Biggart Sr B II Consanguinity I know of a woman in our town, who married her first cousin. They had seven children, four of whom were imbeciles and the other three normal. The first child was a son, who is an imbecile. He is about forty years of age now and does nothing but sit in a chair and prattle like an infant. The next child was a daughter, who is also an imbecile. She is even more foolish than the son. The next child was a son, who is perfectly normal. The next child was a son, who is an imbecile and walks the streets constantly. Next were twins, daughters who are normal. And the last child, a son, who is also an imbecile, walking the streets constantly. [diagram]

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