On 08 Dec 1739, Johann Conrad Lather, son of Andreas Lather and Elisabetha Catharina Daub, 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 09 Dec 1739.
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1725-1768. [Kirtorf Church Book 1725-1768.],” page 1239, entry 43, Johann Konrad Lather, 09 December 1739; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,979, Item 2.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Johann Conrad Lather. This PDF document includes an image of the original document, a transcription in German Gothic and Latin, a transcription in modern German and Latin, and a translation in English. Translated from the Latin and German, the record reads:
A son was born to Andreas Lather, citizen and baker here and his wife Elisabetha Catharina née Taub on Tuesday the 8th of December  between 1 and 2 o’clock in the morning and on the 9th of the same month was baptized here and given the name Johann Conrad: in the presence of Conrad Riem, [stocking merchant here?].
In different documents, the child’s given name is spelled Conrad or Konrad and the mother’s maiden name is spelled Taub or Daub.
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