On 09 May 1787, Maria Dorothea Lather, daughter of Johann Reinhard Lather and Maria Catharina Christian, 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 10 May 1787.
The Birth and Baptismal Record of Maria Dorothea Lather – 1787
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1769-1807.
[Kirtorf Church Book 1769-1807.],” page 112, entry 11, Maria Dorothea Lather, 10 May 1787; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,979.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Maria Dorothea 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:
On the afternoon of May 9, between 1 and 2 o’clock, a daughter was born to the local citizen, Reinhard Lather, and his wife, Maria Catharina [one word?] née Christian, and on the 10th of the same month, the child was brought for Holy Baptism by Maria Dorothea, legitimate daughter of Reinhard Christian, and was named Maria Dorothea.
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