Annual Report ... Including the ... Annual Registration Report (Google eBook)

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1872 - Marriage
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Page 379 - 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 385 - 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...
Page 381 - 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 384 - The record of marriages shall state, in separate columns, the date and place of marriage, the 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...
Page 380 - 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 384 - 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 Christian and surname of both parents, the residence and nativity...
Page 383 - ... 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 384 - ... 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...
Page 385 - ... 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 such record was made. The clerks of the several counties...
Page 386 - State for that purpose, he shall prepare such tabular statements, results and deductions therefrom as will render them of practical utility, and make report thereof, annually, to the Governor of the State, which report may be ordered published and distributed in such manner as the Legislature may from time to time direct.

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