Annual report relating to the registry and return of births, marriages, and deaths, in Michigan, for the year ... 1889 (Google eBook)

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W.S. George & Company, 1891
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Page 247 - Christian and surname of the bridegroom and bride, and the maiden name of the bride, if a widow, the color, age, and place of birth of each, the residence of each at the time of marriage, the occupation of the bridegroom, and the name and official station of the person by or before whom they were married, the names and residences of at least two witnesses present at such marriage, and the date when such record was made.
Page 240 - No marriage solemnized before any person professing to be a justice of the peace or a minister of the gospel, shall be deemed or adjudged to be void, nor shall the validity thereof be in any way affected, on account of any want of jurisdiction or authority in such supposed...
Page 240 - No man shall marry his mother, grandmother, daughter, granddaughter, stepmother, grandfather's wife, son's wife, grandson's wife, wife's mother, wife's grandmother, wife's daughter, wife's granddaughter, nor his sister, brother's daughter, sister's daughter, father's sister, or mother's sister.
Page 248 - ... 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 make a false or fictitious entry in his record of marriages, or in the certified copy of such record delivered to the county clerk, or in the certificates of marriages delivered to the parties thereto, shall...
Page 247 - 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 such returns, which blanks shall be forwarded to the several county clerks on or before the first day of March in each year; and the said county clerks shall deliver the same to the supervisors or assessors of the several townships, cities or wards therein, in their respective counties, on or before the tenth day of...
Page 246 - The record of births shall state, in separate columns, the date of the birth, the name of the child (if it have any), the sex and color of the child, the place of birth, the...
Page 249 - ... 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 knowledge or information ; and, if any person, after being duly...
Page 248 - Sec. 7. Every physician, surgeon or midwife, who shall have been in attendance upon any deceased person, shall upon application of any supervisor or assessor of the township, city, or any ward thereof, in which such death occurred, make out and deliver to such supervisor or assessor a certified statement, without fee, containing the name of the disease or cause (if known) producing the death of such person; and any medical attendant who shall neglect or refuse to give such statement, or who shall...
Page 246 - ... 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 242 - That the State registrar shall, upon request, furnish any applicant a certified copy of the record of any birth or death registered under provisions of this act, for the making and certification of which he shall be entitled to a fee of fifty cents, to be paid by the applicant. And any such copy of the record of a birth or death, when properly certified by the State registrar to be a true copy thereof, shall be prima facie evidence in all courts and places of the facts therein stated.

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