The Death and Burial of Johann Jacob Lather – 1748

Johann Jacob Lather, son of Andreas Lather and his second wife Anna Margaretha Riem, died on 15 Feb 1748. He was buried at the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 18 Feb 1748.

The Death and Burial of Johann Jacob Lather - 1748

The Death and Burial of Johann Jacob Lather - 1748

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1725-1768. [Kirtorf Church Book 1725-1768.],” page 582, entry 14, Johann Jacob Lather, 18 February 1748; 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 Johann Jacob 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:


Johann Jacob Lather, little son of Andreas Lather citizen and baker here, died in the middle of the day between 12 and 1 o’clock on the 15th of February [1748] of pneumonia, and was given a Christian burial on the 18th of February. His age was 5 quarters of a year and 3 weeks.

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