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Brockton Wedding: 1910

Brockton Wedding: 1910

Lithuanian-American wedding. Anthony Willen married Mary Sidlewicz April 24th 1910 in Brockton, Mass. View full size.

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Need help with ID's

I posted this photo in hopes of some assistance with identifying other members of the Wedding Party. I have a strong belief that they were all Lithuanian immigrants living in Brockton's "Village" in Ward 6, Montello section. Shoe workers no doubt. I have four people identified thus far. The Bride was my Grand Aunt and my Grandmother, her sister is there also. Appreciate anyone's help with this. Even if it's just a idea that I can follow up on.


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