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Thursday, February 26, 2004

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A friend recently speculated that the State only got involved in marriage during the Depression. Before this, Marriage (Births, deaths) were handled and tracked by churches. Apparently the depression meant congregations no longer had the funds to support Church record keeping, and the State took over. Now that we are out of that depression, perhaps the Church would like the record-keeping of their congregations back?

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