The Birth and Baptism of Johannes Seng – 1835

Johannes Seng, son of Philipp Seng and his wife Elisabetha Lather, was born on 20 Oct 1835. He was baptized in the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 08 Nov 1835.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Johannes Seng - 1835

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Johannes Seng - 1835

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protokoll der Pfarrei Kirtorf für das Jahr 1835. [Birth Records of the Kirtorf Parish for the Year 1835.],” page 837, Johannes Seng, 08 November 1835; 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 Johannes 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:

Johannes, Son of Philipp Seng.

Early in the morning of the twentieth of October in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred thirty-five, between twelve and one o’clock, after a credible report, the fourth child, the third son to be precise, was born to Philipp Seng, citizen and baker here, and his wife Elisabetha née Lather, which on the eighth of November was baptized, where he was given the name Johannes.

The sponsor was:
Johannes Seng, forest assistant in Hattenbach, Niederaula District in Kurhesse, in whose place Heinrich Lather, a baker here, stood in,

who has signed the present document next to the father of the child and me the minister who performed the baptism.
[signed] Henrich Lather
[signed] Philipp Seng
               [signed] Wolfgang Ernst Glückner

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