The Birth and Baptism of Elisabetha Lather – 1825

On 08 Jan 1825, Elisabetha Lather, daughter of Johann Georg Lather and his second wife Helena Hissrich, was born in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany). She was baptized in the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 16 Jan 1825.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Elisabetha Lather - 1825

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Elisabetha Lather – 1825

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1825 niedergeschrieben. [Written Birth Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1825.],” page 5, Elisabetha Lather, 15 January 1825; 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 Elisabetha 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:

Elisabetha, daughter of Johann Georg Lather

Early on Saturday, the eighth of January in the year of the Lord, eighteen-hundred twenty-five between four and five o’clock, after a credible report, the first child, a daughter, of Johann Georg Lather, citizen, farmer, and butcher here in Kirtorf, of his second wife Helena née Hissrich and, on the sixteenth of the same month the child was baptized and given the name Elisabetha.

The sponsors were:

1) Elisabetha Lather, legitimate unmarried daughter of Elias Lather, citizen farmer and baker here and daughter of the father’s brother,

2) Elisabetha Hissrich, the surviving legitimate unmarried daughter of the deceased Johannes Hissrich, former citizen and miller here, who have signed the present document next to the father and me, the minister who performed the baptism.

[signed] Elisabetha Lather; Elisabetha Hiessrichin
[signed] Johann Georg Lather; Johann Konrad Spamer

Copyright © 2009 by Stephen J. Danko

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3 Responses to The Birth and Baptism of Elisabetha Lather – 1825

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