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Object ID
Object Name
Certificate, Marriage
Date Created
Object Entities
Theodoropoulos, Konstantine (is related to)
Economou, Erasmia (is related to)
Pamagopoulos, Harilaos (is related to)
Object Description
Framed marriage license. The frame is a medium-colored wooden frame, that is around an inch thick. Inside the frame is an off-white piece of paper with a square-shaped perimeter design of flowers and squared off diamond clusters. Roughly translated, the license says, "Greek Orthodox Church in America Marriage Certificate Hereby declared that by the undersigned chaplain, the marriage of ... Konstantine Theodoropoulos, Age 29, Residence Chicago, Illinois. And Erasmia P. Economou, Age 24, Residence Chicago, Illinois ... (indecipherable) ... Holiness Harilaos Panagoloulos Assumption Church, Chicago, Illinois 24 October, 1926"
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church was founded in 1925 and experienced tremendous growth due to existence next to streetcar line stop. By 1953 Assumption was the largest Greek Orthodox Church in the Chicago area.
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Certificate, Marriage, 1926, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10056. Accessed 04/16/21.