On 01 Jul 1802, Elias Lather and Anna Elisabetha Schmidt were married in the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany). Elias Lather was the son of Reinhard Lather. Anna Elisabetha Schmidt was the daughter of Henrich Andreas Schmidt.
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1769-1807. [Kirtorf Church Book 1769-1807.],” entry 5, Elias Lather and Anna Margaretha Schmidt, 01 July 1802; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,979, Item 3.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Marriage Record of Elias Lather and Anna Elisabetha Schmidt. 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:
Elias Lather, legitimate son of the deceased Reinhard Lather, former citizen and linen weaver here, and Anna Elisabetha, legitimate daughter of Henrich Andreas Schmidt, local citizen and merchant, proclaimed on [one word?] Trinity and [one word?] here, and on the 1st of July  the [two words?] marriage was blessed.
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