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100 Females 4ther 8ther African April August average number average proportion birth-rate birthplace was returned Births in 1871 Births increased births returned Born in Michigan Census cent Cheboygan children born cholera CM CM CM CO CM H CM i-i CO CM CO CO Colored compiled county clerk d■thO December decreased equalized to Months evidence Exceptions to rule Exhibit Father native greatest number Indian January July last Report less Less than Av Males Females Males to 100 merated Months of Occurrence Months of uniform mother foreign Mulatto NATIVITY OF PARENTS number of births number of conceptions number of deaths Number of Males number of marriages number returned October order by Number Population June proportion of males Rhode Island stillbirths TABLE VIII.—Continued.—Births thiO tmales Total Births total number uniform length unknown months VIII.—Continued.—Births by Counties
Page 367 - ... 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 knowledge...
Page 364 - ... 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 360 - Marriages may be solemnized by any justice of the peace in the county in which he was chosen, and they may be solemnized throughout the State by any minister of the gospel who has been ordained according to the usages of his denomination, and who is a pastor of any chnrch or churches in this State, or who shall continue to preach the gospel...
Page 364 - 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 364 - 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 both the name of the bridegroom and bride.
Page 360 - SEC. 5. No marriage shall be contracted whilst either of the parties has a former wife or husband living, unless the marriage with such former wife or husband shall have been dissolved.
Page 364 - 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 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...
Page 367 - ... courts,) by such supervisor or assessor, for the purposes aforesaid, shall neglect or refuse to appear before such officer, or, 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...
Page 360 - 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 ; • and in every case there shall be at least two witnesses, besides the minister or magistrate, present at the ceremony.
Page xvii - Beport is based upon the returns of births, marriages, and deaths, made to the State Department by the clerks of the several counties in the State, the original enumeration of births and deaths being made by the supervisors and assessors of townships and cities, except in Detroit, where it is done by persons appointed by the Common Council; the returns of marriages to the county clerk are made by ministers of the Gospel and justices of the peace who solemnize marriages. Inasmuch as the practical...