Johannes Lather, son of Andreas Lather and his second wife Anna Margaretha Riem, died on 27 Jun 1745. He was buried at the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 28 Jun 1745.
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1725-1768. [Kirtorf Church Book 1725-1768.],” page 582, entry 14, Johannes Lather, 28 June 1745; 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 Johannes Lather. This PDF document includes an image of the original document, a transcription in German Gothic/Latin, a transcription in modern German/Latin, and a translation in English. Translated from the German and Latin, the record reads:
Johannes, the little son of Andreas Lather, died at about 8 o’clock in the morning on Sunday, the 27th of June , age ¼ year, and was buried on the 28th of the same month.
The unusual symbol that appears in the original record, a circle with a dot in the middle, is the symbol for Sunday.
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