On 30 Dec 1820, Johannes Lather, son of Johann Georg Lather and Elisabetha Becker, died in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany). He was buried in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 01 Jan 1821.
The Death and Burial Record of Johannes Lather – 1820
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Sterb=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1820. [Death Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1820.],” page 15, Johannes Lather, 01 January 1821; 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 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:
Johannes, son of Johann Georg Lather
In the middle of the day between eleven and twelve o’clock on Saturday the thirtieth of December in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred and twenty, Johannes Lather, eight months and twenty-five days old, legitimately born son of Johann Georg Lather, citizen farmer and butcher here in Kirtorf and Elisabetha née Becker, and was buried in the earth according to the quiet Christian custom at two o’clock in the afternoon on the first of January 1821, in the presence of Georg Johann Henrich son of Elias Lather, and Johannes son of Friedrich Seim, who have signed the present document next to me, the minister.
[signed] Johann Henrich Lather; Johannes Seim
[signed] Johann Konrad Spamer
In addition to information about the deceased child and his parents, this record states that one of the witnesses, Johann Henrich Lather, was the son of Elias Lather (who may, in fact, be the same person as the Henrich Lather, son of Elias Lather I’ve seen in other records).
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