The Birth and Baptismal Record of Johannes Lather – 1820

On 05 Apr 1820, Johannes Lather, son of Johann Georg Lather and Elisabetha Becker, was born in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany). He was baptized in the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 09 Apr 1820.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Johannes Lather - 1820

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Johannes Lather – 1820

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1820. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1820.],” page 2, Johannes Lather, 09 April 1820; filmed as Kirchenbuchduplikat 1808-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 0,855,108.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Johannes Lather. 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:

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Johannes Lather, son of Johann Georg Lather

On the morning of Wednesday, April 5, in the year of the Lord, eighteen-hundred twenty between four and five o’clock, after a credible report, the third child and third son of Johann Georg Lather, citizen, farmer, and butcher here in Kirtorf, of his wife Elisabetha née Becker and, on the ninth of the same month the child was baptized and given the name Johannes.

          The sponsor was:

Johannes Becker, citizen and farmer here, the grandfather who has signed the present document next to the father and me, the deacon who performed the baptism.

[signed] Johannes Becker, Johan Georg Lather
[signed] Johann Andreas Rann.

Died the 30th of December 1820

[signed] Spamer

The father of this child was Johann Georg Lather, brother of Henrich Lather and uncle of Johann Georg Lather III.

The marginal notation in this record shows that Johannes Lather died about nine months after his birth.

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