On 5 Oct 1843, Marie Margaretha Lather, daughter of Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather, was born in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany). She was baptized in the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 29 Oct 1843.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Margaretha Lather – 1843
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protocoll der Gemeinde Kirtorf für 1843. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Congregation for 1843.],” page 32, Marie Margaretha Lather, 29 October 1843; filmed as Kirchenbuchduplikat 1808-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 0,855,109.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Marie Margaretha 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:
Marie Margaretha, Balthasar Lather’s Daughter
Between six and seven o’clock in the evening on October the fifth in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred forty-three, after a credible report, the fourth child and third daughter was born to Balthasar Lather, citizen and tailor here, and his wife Elisabetha Margaretha née Lather, and on the twenty-ninth of the same month she was baptized and given the name Marie Margaretha.
The Sponsor was:
Margaretha Lather, wife of Christian Lather, citizen and tailor in Mainz, in whose place the midwife, Elisabetha Merkel, stood in and who has signed the present document next to the father of the child and me the minister who conducted the baptism.
[signed] Elisabetha Merkel
[signed] Balthasar Lather
[signed] Wolfgang Ernst Glückner
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