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IF A PERSON DREAMS ABOUT A WEDDING, IT MEANS THAT THERE WILL BE A
DEATH OF SOMEONE CLOSE.

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 09-10-1972

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IF A PERSON DREAMS ABOUT A DEATH, THEN THERE WILL SOON BE A WEDDING.

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 09-10-1972

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DREAM

TO DREAM OF A FUNERAL MEANS A WEDDING. INFORMANT SAID SHE HAD
THE DREAM ABOUT A WEEK BEFORE THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A RELATIVE'S
WEDDING.

Where learned: SOUTH CAROLINA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 10-25-1972

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DREAMS

WHEN YOU DREAM OF A FUNERAL, SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY IS GOING TO BE
MARRIED SOON.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 00001930S

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BELIEF

IF YOU DREAM OF BABIES OR WEDDINGS IT MEANS BAD LUCK, OR YOU WILL
HEAR OF A DEATH (USUALLY A RELATIVE OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW).

Submitter comment: THE BELIEF OF BAD LUCK OR A DEATH HAS COME TRUE A FEW TIMES WHEN
MY INFORMANT AS WELL AS MYSELF HAVE DREAMT OF BABIES OR WEDDINGS.
THIS ITEM WAS TOLD TO MY MOTHER BY HER MOTHER ABOUT 50 YEARS AGO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about babies
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 00-00-1970 ; 00-00-1927

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BELIEF

IF YOU SLEEP WITH A PIECE OF WEDDING CAKE UNDER YOUR PILLOW,
YOU WILL DREAM OF THE PERSON YOU ARE GOING TO MARRY.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Pastry Sweet Dessert
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life
BELIEF -- Use of Object

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THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A MARRIAGE ENGAGEMENT SHOULD BE ANNOUNCED
THE DAY AFTER BOTH DREAM OF THEIR MARRIAGE. THIS
BRINGS GOOD LUCK AND SUCCESS TO THE FUTURE MARRIAGE.

Where learned: CANADA ; COLLECTED BY MAIL ; MONTREAL

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life
BELIEF -- Good luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 00-00-1970

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DREAM BELIEF

A CO-WORKER TOLD ME, AROUND 1956, THAT IF YOU DREAM OF
FISH, SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY, OR SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU IS
GOING TO HAVE A BABY. MY FRIEND, TOMMIE PEGEUSE, SWORE
THAT IT WAS TRUE AND REFUSED TO BELIEVE ANY ARGUMENTS
TO THE CONTRARY. SHE CLAIMED THAT SHE DREAMED OF FISH
SO SELDOM THAT WHEN SHE DID IT JUST NATURALLY STUCK
IN HER MIND, AND THEN SURE ENOUGH, SHE WOULD SOON HEAR
ABOUT A FRIEND'S OR RELATIVE'S PREGNANCY.

Submitter comment: IN 1956, THE INFORMANT WAS EMPLOYED BY THE ATLANTIC AND
PACIFIC TEA COMPANY (A&P).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Dreams
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about friends and lovers
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about babies
BELIEF -- Dreams Foretelling about birth and life
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about animals

Date learned: 09-00-1982

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MARRIAGE BELIEF

PUT A PIECE OF WEDDING CAKE UNDER YOUR PILLOW AND YOU WILL DREAM
ABOUT WHO YOU WILL MARRY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; EAST DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about friends and lovers
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 00001970S

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If you attend a wedding, and that night you sleep
with a piece of wedding cake from that wedding under
your pillow (wrapped in a napkin) you will dream of
the person you will marry.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Measure of time Sleeping
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about friends and lovers
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 00-00-1966

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It is believed in Greece that if an unmarried woman places three
"koufetta," meaning sugar-coated almonds, taken from a priest's tray
(meaning they were blessed) during a wedding, and places them under
her pillow at night while she is sleeping, she will see in her dreams
who she is to marry. The same is true for an unmarried male.

Where learned: GREECE

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
Favorites
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
Food Drink -- Service Table furnishing and decoration Food container
Food Drink -- Plant food Nut
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life
BELIEF -- P841,
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 00001950CA

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POLISH

ON THE EVE OF ST. JOHN'S DAY, THE GIRLS GATHER
TOGETHER FOR A DANCE AND BELIEVE THAT ON THE SAME
NIGHT THEY WILL DREAM OF THE MEN THEY WILL MARRY.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- June 23
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about friends and lovers
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 12-01-1967

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IF SOMEONE HAS DREAMS ABOUT A DEATH, THERE WILL BE A
WEDDING IN THE FAMILY. BUT, IF THERE IS A DREAM
ABOUT A WEDDING, THERE WILL BE A DEATH IN THE FAMILY.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT STATED THAT THIS WAS A FAMILY BELIEF, THAT
GOES BACK MANY GENERATIONS ACCORDING TO HER MOTHER.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST

Subject headings: 841 Dreams about the dead and sick
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about the dead and sick
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 04-18-1965

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IF YOU DREAM OF A WEDDING, IT IS A SIGN OF A FUNERAL
IN THE FAMILY.
IF YOU DREAM OF A FUNERAL, IT IS A SIGN THERE WILL BE A
WEDDING IN THE FAMILY.

Submitter comment: LEARNED AT HOME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 03-29-1967

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IF YOU DREAM ABOUT A WEDDING, SHORTLY THEREAFTER YOU
WILL HEAR ABOUT A DEATH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST

Subject headings: Spirit / Mind / Body
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 01-00-1968

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IF YOU DREAM OF A DEATH, YOU WILL HEAR OF A WEDDING.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 07-06-1972

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IF YOU DREAM OF DEATH, THERE WILL BE A MARRIAGE.
IF YOU DREAM OF MARRIAGE, THERE WILL BE A DEATH.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: 841 Dreams about the dead and sick
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about the dead and sick
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 07-00-1972

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DREAM OF DEATH, YOU'LL GET A WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT.
DREAM OF WEDDING, YOU'LL GET ANNOUNCEMENT OF A DEATH.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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DREAM OF A DEATH IS A SIGN OF A MARRIAGE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about weddings, funerals, and other crucial moments of life

Date learned: 00-00-1969

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