On 17 Mar 1831, Elias Lather died of consumption (tuberculosis) in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany). He was buried in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 19 Mar 1831.
The Death and Burial Record of Elias Lather – 1831
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Sterb=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1831. [Death Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1831.],” page 8, Elias Lather, 18 March 1822; filmed as Kirchenbuchduplikat 1808-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 0,855,111.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial Record of Elias 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:
Between one and two o’clock in the afternoon on Wednesday, the seventeenth of March, in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred thirty-one, Elias Lather, citizen and baker here in Kirtorf, forty-nine years four months and twenty-two days old, died of consumption, and was buried in the earth according to Christian custom at twelve o’clock noon on the eighteenth of the above-mentioned month, in the presence of Konrad Lather, citizen and milliner here, and Peter Haus, citizen and baker here, who have signed the present document next to me, the minister.
[signed] Konrad Lather
[signed] Peter Haus
[signed] Johann Konrad Spamer
Elias Lather was apparently the father of Johann Georg Lather and Henrich Lather.
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