The Birth and Baptism of Wilhelm Philipp Seng – 1831

Wilhelm Philipp Seng, son of Philipp Seng and his wife Elisabetha Lather, was born on 23 Apr 1831. He was baptized in the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 01 May 1831.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Wilhelm Philipp Seng - 1831

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Wilhelm Philipp Seng - 1831

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1831. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1831.],” page 699, Wilhelm Philipp Seng, 01 May 1831; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,980, Item 1.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Wilhelm Philipp Seng. 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:

+ Wilhelm Philipp, son of Philipp Seng.
Died on the 11th of December 1831 Spamer.

1831               699.

On the morning of the twenty-third of April, in the year of the Lord, eighteen-hundred thirty-one between ten and eleven o’clock, after a credible report, the second child, a son, was born to Philipp Seng, citizen and baker here in Kirtorf and his wife Elisabetha née Lather, and on the first of May, the child was baptized, where he was given the name Wilhelm Philipp.
 The sponsor was:
Wilhelm Philipp Schmidt, citizen and cooper here, who has signed the present document next to the father and me, the Deacon who performed the baptism.
[signed] Wilhelm Philip Schmidt
[signed] Philipp Seng
[signed] Johann Cunrad [two words?]

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