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Who can marry you officially?
A clergy person (minister, priest, rabbi, etc.) is someone who is ordained by a religious organization to marry two people. A judge, notary public, justice of the peace, and certain other public servants often solemnize marriages as part of their job responsibilities.
Can federal judges perform marriages?
In California, persons authorized to perform marriages include: Judges or retired judges (see CA Family Code 400 for specifics) A person that holds or formerly held an elected office of a city or county.
Has there ever been a White House wedding?
White House weddings Eighteen documented couples who have had documented weddings in the White House. Nine have been children of presidents, three have been a niece or nephew of the president or first lady, two siblings, two staffers, one friend and one president.
Can a captain marry you?
A ship’s captain often doesn’t have the legal right to perform weddings at sea unless he is also a judge, minister, justice of the peace or a Notary Public. Captains on Princess Cruises and Cunard can also marry couples at sea as their ships are registered in Bermuda.
Who was the last person to be married in the White House?
“I must go to dinner,” he wrote a friend, “but I wish it was to eat a pickled herring a Swiss cheese and a chop at Louis’ instead of the French stuff I shall find.” In June 1886 Cleveland married 21-year-old Frances Folsom; he was the only President married in the White House.
Can a ship Captain legally marry someone?
A ship’s captain generally does NOT have the legal right to officiate a wedding at sea. In order for a Captain of a ship to perform a marriage at sea, he must also be a judge, a justice of the peace, a minister, or an officially recognized officiant such as a Notary Public.
Can a church deacon marry someone?
Yes, a deacon can marry you. If you want a mass, a priest must celebrate the mass. You can still have the deacon marry you within the mass.