Shared Photo: Joseph and Filipina Sojat Wedding Photo

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I wanted to share this family photo with the community. Location: Lincoln, Illinois. Date: 1918. My wife's grandparents, Filipina Stefancic and Joseph Sojat were both immigrants from Croatia. Joseph, a coal miner was killed 12 years later in a freak car accident. Many suspected foul play due to his union activities.
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WikiTree profile: Filipina Kopp
in The Tree House by Bart Triesch G2G6 Pilot (255k points)
edited by Bart Triesch
Stunning photo the people on the photo look like movie stars
Fantastic picture- thank you for the opportunity to view it, so sad about the loss-

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Many people, back then lost their lives being involved in union activity. Sorry for your wife's lost. Thanks for sharing..
by John Noel G2G6 Pilot (713k points)
selected by Susan Laursen

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