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http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/kolbuszowa/resources7.html says about the Kolbuszowa region: Most records state that the child is illegitimate and the mother unmarried. This, of course, is the "official" view. Jewish couples married under the Chuppah and, in the eyes of the entire congregation were married. Most did not bother to pay the exorbitant ...
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