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CHAPTER OCOXCITTI. AN ACT CONCERNING MARRIAGES, MARRIAGE SETTLEMENTS AND THE CONTRACTS OF MARRIED WOMEN.
Who may not: All marriages between a white person and a negro or Indian, or between a white person and a person of negro or Indian descent, to the third generation inclusive, or between ny two persons nearer of kin than first cousins, or between a male person under sixteen years of age and any female, or between a female person under fourteen years of age and uny male, or between persons either of whom has a husband or wife living at the time of such marriage, or between persons either of whom is at the time thereof physically impotent, or is incapable of contracting from want of will or understanding, shall be void: Provided, That no marriage tollowed by cohabitation and the birth of issue shall be declared void after the death of either of the parties for any ef the causes stated in this section, except tor that one of the parties was a white person and the other a negro or Indian, or of negro or Indian descent to the third generation inclusive, and tor bigamy. (Id. s. 7, 8, 9.)