The Birth and Baptism of Christina Lather – 1846

On 09 Sep 1846, Christina 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 27 Sep 1846.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Christina Lather - 1846

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Christina Lather – 1846

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protocoll der Gemeinde Kirtorf für 1846. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Congregation for 1846.],” page 34, Christina Lather, 27 September 1846; 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 Christina 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:


Christina, Balthasar Lather’s Daughter

Between eleven and twelve o’clock at night on September ninth in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred forty-six, after a credible report, the fifth child and second daughter was born to Balthasar Lather, citizen and tailor here, and his wife Elisabetha Margaretha née Lather, and on the twenty-seventh of the same month she was baptized and given the name Christina.

          The Sponsor was:

          Christina, wife of Christoph Philipp Lather, tailor here,

who has signed the present document next to the father of the child and me the minister who conducted the baptism.

[signed] Christina Lather
[signed] Balthasar Lather
          [signed] Wolfgang Ernst Glückner

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