The Marriage of Henrich Lather and Sophia Katharina Bräuer – 1830

On 05 Dec 1830, Henrich Lather and Sophia Katharina Bräuer were married in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany).

The Marriage Record of Henrich Lather and Sophia Katharina Brauer - 1830

The Marriage Record of Henrich Lather and Sophia Katharina Brauer - 1830

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Copulations=Protocoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1830. [Marriage Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1835.],” page 6, Henrich Lather & Sophia Katharina Bräuer, 05 December 1830; filmed as Kirchenbuchduplikat 1808-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 0,855,110.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Marriage Record of Henrich Lather and Sophia Katharina Bräuer – 1830. This PDF document includes an image of the original document, a transcription in German Gothic, a transcription in modern German, and a translation in English. Translated from the German, the record reads:

Henrich Lather and Sophia Katharina Bräuer

The following were married on the fifth of December in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred and thirty after presenting written confirmation from the [county court and county office?] regarding both the civil and legal relationship, that no constraints stand in the way of the consummation of the marriage, that all canonical requirements of the undersigned clergyman have been satisfied, after the required proclamations were made in the local parish church, and after the consent of the parents of the bridegroom and the mother of the bride were obtained: Henrich Lather, up and coming citizen and baker here in Kirtorf born on the sixteenth of September eighteen-hundred and four, legitimate and unmarried son of Elias Lather citizen and baker here and Anna née Schmidt; and Sophia Katharina Bräuer, born on the ninth of May eighteen-hundred eight, the legitimate and unmarried daughter of the deceased Konrad Bräuer former citizen and butcher here and Anna Maria née Lather.

 Witnesses were:

1) Elias Lather, father of the groom.
2) Johannes Hanstein, citizen and linen-weaver, who have signed the present document nest to me, the minister who performed the marriage.

[signed] Elias Lather
[signed] Johannes Hanstein. Johann Konrad Spamer.

This document provides a wealth of information, including the bride’s and groom’s dates of birth and parents’ names.

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