The Death and Burial of Paul Lather – 1843

On 08 Oct 1843, Paul Lather, son of Balthasar Lather and Elisabetha Margaretha Lather, died in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany). He was buried in the cemetery of the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 10 Oct 1843.

The Death and Burial Record of Paul Lather - 1843

The Death and Burial Record of Paul Lather – 1843

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Sterbe=Protokoll der Gemeinde Kirtorf für 1843 [Death Records of the Kirtorf Congregation for 1843.],” page 13, Paul Lather, 10 October 1843; 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 Paul 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 about six o’clock in the evening on the eighth of October, in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred forty-three, Paul Lather died, two years, seven months and twenty-three days old, the legitimately born first son and third child of Balthasar Lather, citizen and tailor here, and his wife Elisabetha Margaretha née Lather, and was buried in the earth in accordance with Christian custom at five o’clock in the afternoon on the tenth of the same month, in the presence of Jacob Reineck son of Ludwig Reineck a cabinetmaker here, and Johannes Schmidt, son of Conrad Schmidt from Liederback, who have signed the present document next to me, the minister.

          [signed] Jacob Reineck
          [signed] Johannes Smidt
               [signed] Wolfgang Ernst Glückner

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