Fern Blood <feblood@...>
In 1851 marriage records >from Pyatigory (a shtetl south of Kiev) grooms
commit to provide the bride silver in the amount of 24 to 48 rubles. Is
anyone familiar with this practice, as different >from the bride's parents
providing money or goods to the groom or his family?
Fern Greenberg Blood
GREENBERG, GRIBELYUK, SHPINDELYUK, POSTILNICK in Pyatigory; ROSETSKY in
Zhashkov, GRIBELYUK in Zhivotov