Herb Huston (
22 Jan 1995 17:10:40 -0500

Followups to

In article <3fk58j$>,
Shirlene Pearson <> wrote:
} It has
}only been fairly recently that first cousins were not allowed to marry.
}Even at the turn of the century in the U.S., you still saw cases
}(many) of first cousin marriages, and such marriages are still allowed in many
}countries outside the U.S.

Marriage of first cousins is not illegal in the state from which I am
posting this article. Check Family Law 2-202, _Annotated Code of

Can you post a reference to a statute in any of the remaining 49 states
that prohibits marriage between first cousins?

-- Herb Huston