The Birth and Baptism of Elisabetha Seng – 1844

Elisabetha Seng, daughter of Philipp Seng and his wife Elisabetha Lather, was born on 24 Apr 1844. She was baptized in the Evangelical Church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 12 May 1844.

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Elisabetha Seng - 1844

The Birth and Baptismal Record of Elisabetha Seng - 1844

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Geburts=Protokoll der ev. luth. Pfarrei Kirtorf von dem Jahre 1844 bis 1869. [Birth Records of the Evangelical Lutheran Parish in Kirtorf for the Years 1844 to 1869.],” page 8, Elisabetha Seng, 12 May 1844; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,981, 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 Elisabetha 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:

Elisabetha, Philipp Seng’s Daughter.

In the evening of the twenty-fourth of April in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred forty-four, between nine and ten o’clock, after a credible report, the seventh child and second daughter was born to Philipp Seng, citizen and baker here, and his wife Elisabetha née Lather, which on the twelfth of May was baptized, where she was given the name “Elisabeth”
The sponsor was:
Elisabetha, daughter of Georg Lather, the brother of the child’s mother, in whose place because
she is underage, the midwife Christina Rullmann stood in and signed this document next to the father of the child and me the minister who performed the baptism.

[signed] Christina Rullmann
[signed] Philipp Seng.  Wolfgang Ernst Glückner

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