On 08 Jun 1853, Wilhelmina 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 26 Jun 1853.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Wilhelmina Lather – 1853
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protcoll der Gemeinde Kirtorf für das Jahr 1853. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Congregation for the Year 1853.],” page 4, record 17, Wilhelmina Lather, 26 June 1853; 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 Wilhelmina 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:
At seven o’clock in the evening of June eighth in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred fifty-three, after a credible report, the seventh child and fifth daughter was born to Balthasar Lather, citizen and tailor here, and his wife Elisabetha Margaretha [one word?] née Lather and, on the twenty-sixth of the same month, the child was baptized and given the name:
The sponsor was: Wilhelmina Lather, the unmarried daughter of Georg Lather, citizen and tailor here,
who signed the present document next to the father and me, the chaplain who performed the baptism.
[signed] Wilhelm Mina Lather
[signed] Balthasar Lather
[signed] Emil Münch
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