The statute usually provides that the minor children of the marriage shall have a right of homestead in the land, to continue, in

Morris v. Moulton, 34 N .H. 392; Rhea v. Meridith, 6 Lea (Term.) 605; Christopher v. Christopher, 02 Term. 408. 21 S. W 890; Lindsey v. Brewer 60 Vt. 627, 15 Atl. 329.

32. Ogden v. Ogden, 60 Ark. 70, 46 Am. St. Rep. 151, 28 S. W. 796; Weber v. Short, 55 Ala. 311; Berry v. Dobson, 68 Miss. 483, 10 So. 45.

33. Ward v. Mayfield, 41 Ark. 94; McClary v. Bixby, 36 Vt. 254, 84 Am. Dec. 384; Sherrid v. South-wick, 43 Mich. 515, 5 N. W. 1027. See Capek v. Kropik, 129 111. 509, 21 N. E. 836.

34. Munchus v. Harris, 69 Ala. 506; Stafford v. Woods, 144 111. 203, 33 N. E. 539; Munro v. Jeter, 24 S. C. 29; Fauver v.

Fleenor, 13 Lea, (Tenn.) 622.

35. Norris v. Morrison, 45 N. H. 490.

36. Howell v. Jones, 91 Tenn 402, 19 S. W. 757.

37. Osborn v. Strachan, 32 Kan. 52, 3 Pac. 767; Ogden v. Ogden, 60 Ark. 76, 46 Am St. Rep. 151, 28 S. W. 796.

38. Gregory v. Ellis, 86 N. C. 579; Rogers' Adm'r v. Ragland, 42 Tex. 422.

39. Dehoney v. Bell, 17 Ky. Law Rep. 76. That it may sometimes be given on other property under some statutes, see Steiner v. McDaniel, 110 Ala. 409, 20 So. 54; In re Sharp, 78 Cal. 483, 21 Pac. 182

40. King v. McCarthy, 54 Minn. 190, 55 N. W. 960; Turner v. Turner, 107 Ala. 465, 54 Am. St Rep. 110, 18 So 210; Christopher v. Christopher, 92 Tenn. 408, 21 S. W. 890.

The majority of states, only till they arrive at majority.41 The surviving wife, so Iong as she lives, and the children, have, usually, joint rights of occupation, and in most of the states the former cannot, by sale, abandonment, or otherwise, prejudice the rights of the latter. The various statutory provisions defining these children's rights of homestead differ so greatly in the various states as to be entirely insusceptible of general treatment, and further consideration of the matter is not possible in a work of the present character.42

41. Hunter v. Law, 68 Ala. 365; Booth v. Goodwin, 29 Ark. 633, Hoppe v. Hoppe, 104 Cal. 94, 37 Pac. 894; Neol v. Brockhan, 87 Ga. 130, 13 S. E. 283; Wolf v. Og-den, 66 111. 224; Dayton v. Don-art 22 Kan. 256; Quinn v. Kinyon,

100 Mo. 551, 13 S W. 373; Squire v. Mudgett, 61 X. H. 149; Hinsdale v. Williams, 75 N. C. 430.

42. See 15 Am. & Eng. Enc. Law, 708; Waples. Homesteads, c. 21; Thompson, Homesteads, Sec.Sec. 569-579.