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ALABAMA WEDDING CUSTOM

"A BRIDE SHOULD HAVE A COIN IN HER SHOE ON HER WEDDING DAY,
TO BRING HER A PROSPEROUS MARRIAGE".

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ALABAMA ; DETROIT ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 11-22-1980 ; 00-00-1928 ; 00-00-1900

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AMERICAN WEDDING CUSTOM

BRIDES ARE SUPPOSED TO PUT SALT IN ONE SHOE AND A
PENNY IN THE OTHER ON THEIR WEDDING DAY TO
INSURE PROSPERITY AND FERTILITY IN HER MARRIAGE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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ON YOUR WEDDING DAY YOU SHOULD PUT A PENNY IN
YOUR SHOE FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 02-05-1968

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BRIDE WEARING A PENNY IN HER SHOE ON HER WEDDING DAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN HEIGHTS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 10-02-1968

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A BRIDE MUST WEAR A PENNY IN HER SHOE ON HER WEDDING
DAY.

Submitter comment: THIS IS A BELIEF COMMON IN THE OSWALD FAMILY, BUT IT IS
ALSO AN OLD ENGLISH CUSTOM THAT WAS POSSIBLY REVIVED
WHEN AN ENGLISH LADY SENT LUCI JOHNSON NUGENT A PENCE TO
PUT IN HER SHOE ON HER WEDDING DAY.

Data entry tech comment: LUCI JOHNSON NUGENT IS THE DAUGHTER OF FORMER U.S.
KC[ PRESIDENT, LYNDON JOHNSON.
CN[ SIKORSKI, JOLANTA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 09-20-1967

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WHEN A GIRL GETS MARRIED, SHE SHOULD HAVE A COIN IN HER
SHOE AND SHE WILL NEVER BE BROKE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 07-14-1964

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ON YOUR WEDDING DAY PUT MONEY ON YOUR PERSON AND YOU
WILL HAVE MONEY ALL YOUR LIFE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 11-29-1970

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THE BRIDE PLACES A PENNY IN HER SHOE THE DAY OF HER
WEDDING FOR GOOD LUCK.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM HER MOTHER WHEN SHE WAS A
YOUNG GIRL. IT IS BEEN KNOWN TO WORK IN MANY CASES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 10-05-1971

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IT WAS CUSTOMARY FOR THE BRIDE TO PUT ELEVEN CENTS (A DIME
AND A PENNY) IN HER SHOE ON THE DAY OF HER WEDDING
FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 03-21-1970

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A BRIDE PUTS A GOLD PIECE IN ONE OF HER SHOES FOR THE
WEDDING, AND THIS INSURES HER LUCK AND MONEY IN THE
FUTURE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe

Date learned: 10-31-1969

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FOR THE BRIDE TO PUT A SIX PENCE IN THE TOE OF HER SHOE
DURING THE CEREMONY WILL BRING GOOD LUCK TO HER.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; SCOTTSVILLE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Penny in shoe
BELIEF -- Measure of quality Monetary systemMoneyWealth
BELIEF -- Good luck Money
BELIEF -- Good luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 10-12-1973

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