The Marriage of Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather – 1836

On 26 Dec 1836, Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather were married in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany).

The Marriage Record of Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather - 1836

The Marriage Record of Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather - 1836

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Copulations=Protocoll der Gemeinde Kirtorf für das Jahr 1836. [Marriage Records of the Kirtorf Congregation for the Year 1836.],” page 5, Balthasar Lather & Elisabetha Margaretha Lather, 26 December 1836; filmed as Kirchenbuchduplikat 1808-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 0,855,110.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Marriage Record of Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather – 1836. 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:

Page 5

Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather

The following were married on the twenty-sixth of December in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred thirty-six after presenting written confirmation from the county office and county court regarding both the civil and legal relationship, that no constraints stand in the way of the consummation of the marriage, and that all canonical requirements have been satisfied: Balthasar Lather, twenty-one years old, the legitimately born, eldest, and unmarried son of Georg Lather citizen master butcher and council member here and Elisabetha née Becker; and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather, twenty-one years old, the legitimate and unmarried daughter of Wilhelm Lather citizen and master butcher here and Christina née Reiser.

          Witnesses were:

          1) the schoolteacher, Mr. Kaspar Hook,
          2) Georg Lather, butcher here,

who have signed the present document next to me, the Pastor and Chaplain who performed the marriage.

[signed] Johann Kaspar Hook
[signed] Georg Lather;  Adolph Mann, Pastor and Chaplain

The groom, Balthasar Lather, is the same person, born on 18 Sep 1815, whose Birth and Baptismal Record I previously posted.

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