Yellow Fever: Did I survive? Take this quiz see if you would've survived the Yellow Fever epidemic! avick published on April 10, 20146 responses 0 Questions in vertical order What was your marital status when the disease struck? Single Newly married Married + 3 children Married + grown children How far from the river did you live? Right on the water .5 miles 1 mile 2+ miles What was the profession of the eldest male in your immediate family? Lawyer Doctor Chemist Undertaker Servant What was your gender? Male Female How old were you when the epidemic struck? 10-16 25-35 2-6 45-55 What would your course of action be when you'd discovered that the yellow plague had hit Memphis? Leave, Duh. Stay and nurse everyone you know back to health. Stay, but you keep your family strictly quarantined. Get out of the immediate city (ie Mississippi) and wait it out.