The Birth and Baptism of Henrich Gade – 1828

On 09 Sep 1828, Henrich Gade, son of Peter Gade and Katharina Pfeiffer, 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 21 Sep 1828.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Henrich Gade - 1828

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Henrich Gade – 1828

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1828. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1828.],” page 33, Henrich Gade, 21 September 1828; 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 Henrich Gade. 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:

Henrich, son of Peter Gade

In the afternoon of Tuesday, September ninth, in the year of the Lord, eighteen-hundred twenty-eight between twelve and one o’clock, after a credible report, the second child and first son was born to Peter Gade, citizen and wagon maker here in Kirtorf and his wife Anna Katharina née Pfeifer, and on the twenty-first of the same month, the child was baptized, where he was given the name Henrich.

 The sponsor was:

Henrich Ratz, citizen and blacksmith here, who has signed the present document next to the father and me, the minister who performed the baptism.

[signed] Henrich Ratz
[signed] Peter Gade
[signed] Johann Konrad Spamer

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