Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 451
Marriage, Marriage Contracts, and Rights of Married Women
Section 451.160

August 28, 2014

Names of children born before marriage shall be recorded.

451.160. The reputed father and mother of children who were born before the ceremony of marriage is performed, as provided by this chapter, may, at the time of solemnization of said marriage, give to the officer the names of their children then living, or the descendants of such as may be dead; and it shall be the duty of such officer to record such names with his certificate of marriage.

(RSMo 1939 § 3372)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2985; 1919 § 7310; 1909 § 8291


Issue of void or dissolved marriage legitimate, 474.080

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