Maria Catharina Christian, daughter of Johann Reinhard Christian and Anna Elisabetha Falkenhainer, was born in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 10 Oct 1758. She was baptized in the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 10 Oct 1758.
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchen=Buch von 1725 bis 1768. [Kirtorf Church Book from 1725 to 1768.],” page 211, Maria Catharina Christian, 10 October 1758; 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 Birth and Baptismal Record of Maria Catharina Christian. 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:
Births and Baptisms for the Year 1758 211
P. Between 5 and 6 o’clock on the morning of Sunday, the 10th of October, a little daughter was born to Johann Reinhard Christian, citizen and resident of this place, and his wife Anna Elisabetha née Falkenhainer and, on the same day and place was brought for Holy Baptism. The sponsor was Maria Catharina [one word?] daughter of the local Wilhelm Falkenhainer. The child was given the name Maria Catharina.
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