Permission for marriage #ukraine

Errol Schneegurt

I sent a question in a few weeks back as to why a person, in this case my
great-grandfather who worked for the Postal Service in Lviv, required
permission >from the Post Office to get married. I did not get a firm answer to this
question so I did a web search to try and find out why this permission was

I found that after the partition of Poland a ruling was passed in lands held
by Austria that a Rabbi could not wed those that did not have permeant
earnings. I would therefor assume that this would hold true in civil marriages as
well since the recorded marriage was several years after the religious
Errol Schneegurt LI NY

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