Annual report relating to the registry and return of births, marriages, and deaths, in Michigan, for the year ... 1871

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W.S. George & Company, 1874
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Page 335 - 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 - 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...
Page 338 - 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 342 - ... 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 343 - State to receive 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 345 - Penalty. 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...
Page 346 - ... 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...
Page 127 - Michigan during the year 1871 ; and the Number of each Sex, at each Period of Age, who were United to the Opposite Sex, at each Period of Age.
Page 342 - 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 335 - SEC. 3. 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. (4722.) SEC. 4. No woman shall marry her father, grandfather, son, grandson, stepfather, grandmother's husband, daughters husband, granddaughter's husband, husband's father, husband's grandfather,...

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