Annual report relating to the registry and return of births, marriages, and deaths, in Michigan, for the year ... 1874 (Google eBook)

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W.S. George & Company, 1880
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Page 340 - 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.
Page 343 - ... gospel, clerk, or other person, shall, at the time such marriage is solemnized, deliver, on demand, to either of the parties so joined in marriage, as aforesaid, a certificate of such marriage, containing all the facts in relation thereto, required by said third section of this act, and shall, within ninety days thereafter, deliver to the clerk of the county in which such marriage took place, a certified copy of such record, and, at the same time, pay to the clerk twenty-five cents for recording...
Page 346 - ... appearing, shall refuse to be sworn and testify in relation to such matter, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished therefor by fine not exceeding fifty dollars, and in default of 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...
Page 341 - In the solemnization of marriage no particular form shall be required, except that the parties shall solemnly declare, in the presence of the magistrate or minister and the attending witnesses, that they take each other as husband and wife. In every case there shall be at least two witnesses, besides the minister or magistrate, present at the ceremony.
Page 344 - State to receive in>dexcd.nd the returns made in pursuance of the third section of this act, and he shall cause the same for each year to be bound together, in one or more volumes, at the expense of the State...
Page 342 - June, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, to ascertain, by actual inquiry or otherwise, of the inhabitants thereof, the births and deaths which have occurred in their respective townships, cities or wards...
Page 344 - State shall prepare and furnish to the county clerks of the several counties in this State, blank books of suitable quality and size, with proper rulings and headings, to be used as books of record in carrying into effect the provisions of this act. He shall also prepare and furnish blank "forms of returns," as hereinbefore 'specified, accompanied with such instructions and explanations as may be necessary to insure uniformity in.
Page 343 - ... of the child, the place of birth, the Christian and surname of both parents, the residence and nativity of the parents, the occupation of the father, and the date when the record was made: Provided, That in case the child has no Christian name, such name shall be obtained and reported to the county clerk in the next 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,...
Page 344 - Christian and surname of the deceased, the sex and color, whether married or single, the age in years, months, and days, the place of death, the disease or apparent cause of death, the nativity of the deceased, and the occupation, if any, and the names, residence of the parents, if known, and the date when itętnrn of Buch record was made.
Page 343 - ... any marriage among the Friends or Quakers shall be solemnized, shall make a record of such marriage, together with all the facts relating to the same, as required by...

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