The Birth and Baptism of Georg Seng – 1832

Georg Seng, son of Philipp Seng and his wife Elisabetha Lather, was born on 28 Oct 1832. He was baptized in the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 11 Nov 1832.

The Birth and Baptism of Georg Lather - 1832

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Georg Lather - 1832

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 767, Georg Seng, 11 November 1832; 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 Georg 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:

Georg, Son of Philipp Seng.
Died on the first of September eighteen-hundred forty-two


In the evening of the twenty-eighth of October in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred thirty-two, between eight and nine o’clock, after a credible report, a child, a son, the third child and third son, was born to Philipp Seng, citizen and baker here, and his wife Elisabetha née Lather, and on the eleventh of November the child was baptized, where he was given the name Georg. The sponsor was Johann Georg Lather, local citizen and master tailor here,
who has signed the present document nest to the father of the child and me the chaplain who performed the baptism.
          [signed] Georg Lather
          [signed] Philipp Seng
[signed] Johann Cunrad [two words?]

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