On 18 Sep 1815, Johann Balthasar 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 24 Sep 1815.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Johann Balthasar Lather – 1815
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “ Duplum des Kirtorfer Kirchen Protokolls über die Gebohren desselbs de 1815. [Duplicate of the Kirtorf Church Records of those Born in 1815.],” page 139, Johann Balthasar Lather, 24 September 1815; 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 Johann Balthasar 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:
In the morning, between six and seven o’clock on the eighteenth of September in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred and fifteen, the first child, a son was born of the local citizen and butcher Johann Georg Lather of his wife Elisabetha née Becker. The child was baptized on the twenty-fourth of the same month where he was given the name Johann Balthasar.
The Sponsors were:
1; Johann Balthasar Becker, son of Johannes Becker, [cabinet maker?], [three words?]
2; his father, [one word?] Johannes Becker
who have signed and [one word?] this document next to the father and me, the minister.
[signed] Johann Georg Lather; Johann Balthasar Becker
[signed] Johannes Becker; Christoph Carl [Keator?]
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