The Birth and Baptism of Jost Lather – 1835

On 10 Sep 1835, Jost Lather, son of Johann Georg Lather and his second wife Helena Hissrich, was born in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany). He was baptized in the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 27 Sep 1835.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Jost Lather - 1835

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Jost Lather - 1835

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1835. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1835.],” page 22, Jost Lather, 27 September  filmed as Kirchenbuchduplikat 1808-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 0,855,108.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Jost 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:

Jost, Georg Lather’s son

In the afternoon of September tenth, in the year of the Lord, eighteen-hundred thirty-five, between one and two o’clock, after a credible report, the fifth child, a son, specifically the third son of Georg Lather, citizen and tailor here, and his second wife Helena née Hissrich, and, on the twenty-seventh of the same month the child was baptized and given the name “Jost”.
          The sponsor was:
          Jost Hartmann, citizen and butcher here,
who has signed the present document next to the father of the child and me, the minister who performed the baptism.
          [signed] Jost Hartman
          [signed] Georg Lather
               [signed] Wolfgang Ernst Glückner

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One Response to The Birth and Baptism of Jost Lather – 1835

  1. Leah says:

    This is really awesome to look at. Jost Lather is my Great Great Grandfather on my father’s side.

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