SelfingerJoanne5thGen17Aug1948

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are - ^ ppy, A Five f ^Hb^ v«i .^at. j^. A. v»i6n@i 3i Because' the- 'old saying about a i that inhere now are representatives i cousin was marrying: a bridesmaid never:being a bride is mostly myth, a lot,of .people in one Pottstown area family were happy yesterday--from a. day old baby girl to an 87-year-old great-great. grandmother. . Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Koren, of West High: and Rice streets. ; were doubly happy. The. 16- year-old. : wife and her husband, .a worker at - the 'Dochler-Jarvis ' plant, celebrated their first wed- 'ding; anniversary. To - mark the occasion, Mrs. Koren grave birth at 7:40 a. m. in_ Pottstown hospital to their first child,-!-Suzanne- Rita--Koren, who weighed in at four- pounds. 13 ounces and was doing very well. ; '·;--.;. " · ' * ' ' ' : · ' . · · : * ' " * · . * ' ' ; ; SUZANNE'S A R.R IV A L · meant of : fiv6 generations on the mother's | side, all living, and all living in this area. . . · The great-great grandmother is Mrs. Mary Sharp, Glasgow street, Stowe. At 87. she is a young great- great-grandmother. The maternal grandmother is Mrs. Stephen Selfinjrer, with whom the Koren's live. The . jprcat-jrrandmptner is.Mrs. John M. Selfinger, 505 West Race street, Stowe. SIX MONTHS AFTER they met at the wedding between members of their families, they married.. The concurrence of a birthday and a wedding: anniversary is not the only coincidence in the wife's -family. June 12 i* the wedding- anniversary of her . grandparents. June. 11 !· is the-' wedidirig- anuiversary ot·' her parents. .. :\ : [ Her parents- married the day before her grandparent 1 ; celebrated That side of the R.ren family their 20th · anniversary, has been noted for its large families,-] The .-Koren-Selfinger-Sharo * .m *» *· · ft* . r.i ' ·»·_.- ^ ~ *"»_^ ! · _ . " · " · - . · · _ - · _ . . _ bul Mrs. Koren, then Joanne Sel- finger. was an exception.. She was an only child. . · · - ' - . - . She met her future husband .18 months ago, when she was a 'bridesmaid at a cousin's wedding. The plans. : a;.:.reunion, to celebrate birth of- .the great-great-granddaughter shortty after mother and child'return from the hospital. They hone to find a camera a wide-angle lens. , . ,

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  1. The Mercury,
  2. 17 Aug 1948, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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