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Age of consent and marriage location

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Re: Age of consent and marriage location

Posted: 15 Feb 2013 10:12AM GMT
Classification: Query
In Italy the age of marriage was much higher. Everyone required parental permission, regardless of age. So doubt the marriage took place in Italy if she was born in the US.

Can you tell us where they were living in the 1920 census? What state, what city? If we can locate them in the census, we might be able to back track the family and see what the possible marriage location could be.

Age was something the Italians didn't keep good records on. Often they are off by a couple of years. So she may have been older at marriage unless you have her actual birth record. Or the date of marriage might have been later.

Again, if we can locate them in the census, it will be a good start into identifying what is going on.
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micheale28 9 Feb 2013 2:46AM GMT 
lauranico 12 Feb 2013 1:29PM GMT 
micheale28 12 Feb 2013 6:22PM GMT 
lauranico 13 Feb 2013 11:16AM GMT 
micheale28 13 Feb 2013 11:43AM GMT 
hrw30 15 Feb 2013 5:12PM GMT 
micheale28 16 Feb 2013 3:22AM GMT 
jasche 16 Feb 2013 1:48PM GMT 
micheale28 16 Feb 2013 1:57PM GMT 
hrw30 16 Feb 2013 6:38PM GMT 
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