Annual report relating to the registry and return of births, marriages, and deaths, in Michigan, for the year ... 1870 (Google eBook)

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W.S. George & Company, 1872
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Page 360 - ... same. SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the coiinty clerks of the several counties in this State, on receiving the returns of such births, marriages, and deaths, to record the same at length in separate books, to be provided at the expense of the State by the Secretary of State, for that purpose, with proper indexes thereto. The births, marriages, and deaths shall be numbered and. recorded in the order in which they are received by the cleric, and the record of marriages shall be indexed, using...
Page 363 - ... or assessor shall have reason to believe that any person or persons willfully misrepresented or concealed any facts relative to such birth or death in his township, city, or any ward therein, which he cannot otherwise obtain, he may examine such person or persons on oath, (which oath such supervisor or assessor is hereby empowered and authorized to administer,) in relation to any birth or death within his township, city, or any ward therein, of which such person or persons may have any g knowledge...
Page 364 - ... shall be liable to a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars, and the costs of prosecution ; and the prosecuting attorney in each county is hereby required to prosecute, in the...
Page 360 - ... annual report of the supervisor or assessor, and such Christian name shall be distinctly designated in such report as the Christian name belonging to a child previously reported, and shall be properly entered by said county clerk, in the blank left for such Christian name in his book of record; and it shall be the duty of the several county clerks, on or before the tenth day of April in each year, to give to the officers required to make the said returns, lists of such children whose Christian...
Page 364 - ... paying the same shall be imprisoned in the county jail of the county in which such conviction shall be had, until said fine be paid, but not exceeding ninety days; and any person who after being duly sworn as aforesaid, shall willfully make any false statement in relation to any birth or death, about which he is required to testify, shall be deemed guilty of...
Page 362 - Neglect to deriages, and clerks or keepers of records of the meetings in which any liver certificates, marriage among the Friends or Quakers shall be solemnized, who shall neglect or refuse to make a record of such marriage, or to deliver to the county clerk of the county in which the marriage took place, a certified copy of such record, or who shall refuse, on demand, to deliver to the parties to such marriage the certificate thereof, as required by section two of this act, or who shall willfully...
Page 364 - ... hundred dollars, and the costs of prosecution ; and the prosecuting attorney in each county is hereby required to prosecute, in the name of the people of the State of Michigan, all persons in his county who shall willfully violate any of the provisions of this act; and the said supervisor or assessors of any township, city, or any ward therein, may be prosecuted for a misdemeanor under this section, and upon conviction, punished as therein provided for.
Page 360 - In the record of births, the date of the birth, the place of birth, the name of the child, (if it have any,) the sex and color of the child, the...
Page 362 - State to solemnize marriages, and clerks or keepers of records of the meetings in which any marriage among the Friends or Quakers shall be solemnized, who shall neglect or refuse to make a record of such marriage...
Page 355 - Marriage, so far as its validity in law is concerned, is a civil contract, to which the consent of parties capable in law of contracting is essential.

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