Cousins dating each other
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Ohio, NH, NV, ND, SD, WA and WY banned the practice in the 1860s, and many more had enacted bans by the 1920s.
The most recent state to ban cousin marriage was Texas in 2005.
However, first cousin marriage is far more common, and far less dangerous, than many of us have been led to believe, as you’ll soon see.
Further, if you include second cousins in the mix, according to the , the increased risks with regards to having children are nearly non-existent in this case compared with non-cousin marriage.
Banning Cousin Marriages While there have been instances of the banning of marriage between cousins at various points through history, such as the Roman Catholics banning the practice for a time starting with the Council of Agde in 506 AD, for the most part marriage among cousins has been popular as long as people have been getting married.
In fact, it is estimated that as many as 80% of the marriages in human history have been between first or second cousins.
Researchers note that the distinction in marriage bans between England and the U. may be explained by the fact that, in the United States, the practice “was associated not with the aristocracy and upper middle class [Queen Victoria and Prince Albert were second cousins] but with much easier targets: immigrants and the rural poor.” Regardless, cousin marriage bans began popping up across the states, with the first in Kansas (1858).
Today, first cousins may not marry in AR, DE, IA, ID, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TX, WA and WV.
First cousin marriage is allowed without restriction in 19 states, and with some restrictions in AZ, IL, IN, ME, UT, WI and NC (in North Carolina, while first cousins may marry, “double cousins” may not- more on this one in a bit.) The distinction lies in the debate about whether or not there is an increased risk that the partners’ shared genes will produce an increased chance that their offspring will have recessive, undesirable traits.
Records released last week, and verified by genealogists Elaine and John Hitchcock, show that Al, 45, and David, 47, are sixth cousins, through their five-times great-grandfather, William Makepeace Thackeray, the 19th-century poet and Vanity Fair novelist, who died in 1863, aged 66.
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