The Death and Burial of Maria Catharina Lather – 1732

Maria Catharina Lather, infant daughter of Andreas Lather and Elisabetha Catharina Daub, died on 13 May 1732. She was buried at the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 14 May 1732.

The Death and Burial Record of Maria Catharina Lather - 1732

The Death and Burial Record of Maria Catharina Lather - 1732

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1725-1768. [Kirtorf Church Book 1725-1768.],” page 543, entry 10, Maria Catharina Lather, 14 May 1732; 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 Death and Burial Record of Maria Catharina 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:


On the morning of the 13th of May [1732], Maria Catharina, the legitimate little daughter of Andreas Lather, citizen and baker here, died and on the 14th of May was buried [under the evening, a funeral without bells?]. She was born on the 11th of this month and year and baptized on the following night (see Class. Baptist. for the current year, number 16).

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