On 04 April 1745, Johannes Lather, son of Andreas Lather and Anna Margaretha Riem, 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 05 April 1745.
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1725-1768. [Kirtorf Church Book 1725-1768.],” page 89, entry 14, Johannes Lather, 05 April 1745; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,979, Item 2.
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A son was born to Andreas Lather, citizen and baker here and his wife Margaretha née Riem on the 4th of April  at about 4 o’clock in the morning and on the 5th of the same month was baptized here and given the name Johannes. The Godfather is Johannes Eimer, citizen here.
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