The Death and Burial of Heinrich Andreas Lather – 1856

On 08 Mar 1856, Elias Lather died in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany). He was buried in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 10 Mar 1856.

The Death and Burial Record of Heinrich Andreas Lather - 1856

The Death and Burial Record of Heinrich Andreas Lather – 1856

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Sterb=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1856. [Death Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1856.],” page 7, record 5, Heinrich Andreas Lather, 10 March 1856; filmed as Kirchenbuchduplikat 1808-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 0,855,112.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial Record of Heinrich Andreas 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:

7.

5
Heinrich Andreas Lather

At about six o’clock in the evening of the eighth of March, in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred fifty-six, Heinrich Andreas Lather, citizen and cow herder here in Kirtorf, fifty-one years five months and twenty-two days old [born on the 16th of September 1804.], died and was buried in the earth according to Christian custom at two o’clock in the afternoon on the tenth of the same month, in the presence of the local citizens

1. Heinrich Nön and
2. Balthasar Lather,
who have signed the present document next to me, the minister.

[signed] Heinrich Nön
[signed] Balthasar Lather
       [signed] Ludwig Ebal,
                nz. minister

The deceased, Heinrich Andreas Lather, is clearly identified in this record by his date of birth: 16 Sep 1804.

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