AN ACT REGULATING MARRIAGE.
2583 Marriages are cestuous and void
within what degrees.
2584 Certain marriages are prohibit¬
ed and void.
2585 Issue in certain case legitimate.
2586 Courts of equity jurisdiction
may declare void certain mar¬ riages.
2587 Marriages valid elsewhere, valid
2588 Marriage not invalid in certain
2589 Marriages solemnized bv whom.
2590 No marriage solemnized with¬
out a license.
2591 License not to be issued to
minors without parents' con¬ sent.
2592 License to be returned to clerk.
2593 License and certificate to be filed
2594 Penalty for solemnizing mar¬
riages without license.
2595 Penalty for solemnizing mar¬
riage without authority.
2596 Penalty for solemnizing for¬
2597 Penalty for issuing a license for
a prohibited marriage
2598 In the absence of clerk, probate
judge to issue license.
2599 Marriages may be avoided or
affirmed by a court of equity.
2600 Pines where paid.
2601 Pees of clerk.
March 8, 1888 Marriages within what ■degree are cestuous and void.
Certain mar¬ riages are pro¬ hibited and de dared void
§ 2583. s 1. Be it enacted, etc.: That marriages be¬ tween parents and children, ancestors and descendants of every degree, and between brothers and sisters of the half as well as the whole blood, and between uncles and neices or aunts and nephews, or between any persons related to each other within and not including the fourth degree of consan¬ guinity, computed according to the rules of civil law, are in¬ cestuous and void from the beginning, whether the relation¬ ship is legitimate or illegitimate.
§ 2584. s 2. Marriage is prohibited and declared void:
1. With an idiot or lunatic.
2. When there is a husband or wife living, from whom the person marrying has not been divorced.
3. When not solemnized by an authorized person, except as provided in section 7 of this act.
4. When at the time of marriage the male is under fourteen, or the female is under twelve years of age.
5. Between a negro and a white person.
6. Between a Mongolian and a white person.
§ 2585. s 3. When the marriage is contracted in good faith and with the belief of the parties, that a former husband