The Death and Burial of Johannes Lather – 1781

Johannes Lather, son of Johann Reinhard Lather and his wife Maria Catharina Christian, died on 03 Jan 1781. He was buried at the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 05 Jan 1781.

The Death and Burial Record of Johannes Lather - 1781

The Death and Burial Record of Johannes Lather - 1781

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1725-1768. [Kirtorf Church Book 1725-1768.],” page 786, entry 1, Johannes Lather, 05 January 1781; 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:

Deaths in the Year 1781.

Between 5 and 6 o’clock in the evening on the 3rd of January [1781], Johannes, the little son of the local citizen Johann Reinhard Lather, died. On the 5th of the same month, the child was buried in the earth; age 7 months and 8 days.

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