On 02 Jun 1780, Johannes Lather, son of Johann Reinhard Lather and Maria Catharina Christian, was born in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany). He was baptized in the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 04 Jun 1780.
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1769-1807. [Kirtorf Church Book 1769-1807.],” page 77, entry 15, Johannes Lather, 04 June 1780; 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 Johannes 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:
Between 2 and 3 o’clock on the afternoon of the 2nd of June, a son was born to the local citizen and linen weaver, Johannes Reinhard Lather and his wife, Maria Catharina [one word?] née Christian, and on the 4th of the same month, the child was brought for Holy Baptism by the father’s brother, Johannes Korbin, legitimate son of the local citizen and linen weaver Peter Korbin, and was named Johannes.
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