WEDDINGS


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Marriage Records
Wedding Dances


WEDDINGS

NAMESDATESNOTESFROM
HOSS: Lawrence Ed Hoss to Dora Green6 Feb. 1940St. Michael's Catholic Church Mahnomen, Mahnomen Co., MN
WOLF: Augusta Hoss to Juluis C. Wolf31 July 1945St. Michael's Catholic Church Mahnomen, Mahnomen Co., MN



WEDDING DANCES

This is a custom, probably of Bohemian~German origins, which was, and maybe still is, found in Minnesota and possibly other mid-western states. When I married in 1962, we had a wedding dance. I believe it was held in Theilman, Wabasha County, and the "Jolly Bohemians," a well-known local polka band headed up by Marvin Stoehr, played traditional "Old Time" music: polkas, waltzes and schottisches.

At a wedding dance, the receipts at the door go to pay the band and a fee charged by the operator of the dance hall. Any money left over is given to the bride and groom.



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