The Death and Burial of Wilhelm Philipp Seng – 1831

Wilhelm Philipp Seng, son of Philipp Seng and Elisabetha Lather, died in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 11 Dec 1831. He was buried at the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 14 Dec 1831.

The Death and Burial Record of Wilhelm Philipp Seng - 1831

The Death and Burial Record of Wilhelm Philipp Seng - 1831

SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hessen-Darmstadt), “Kirtorf K.B. 7 Dek. Alsfeld + 1808-1856 mit A-Z Register. [Kirtorf Church Book 7, Alsfeld Deanery, Deaths 1808-1856 with A-Z Index.],” page 361, Wilhelm Philipp Seng, 14 December 1831; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1768; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,981, Item 4.

Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Death and Burial 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:

361                                      1831

Wilhelm Philipp, Philipp Seng’s Son.

Between ten and eleven o’clock on the evening of Sunday, the eleventh of December, in the year of the Lord eighteen-hundred thirty-one, Wilhelm Philip Seng died, age six months and eighteen days, legitimately born son of Philipp Seng, citizen and baker here in Kirtorf, and his wife Elisabetha née Lather and, at twelve noon on the fourteenth of the same month, was quietly buried in the earth according to Christian tradition in the presence of Balthasar Lather, son of the local citizen and tailor Georg Lather, and Johann Georg Blüser, legitimate son of Henrich Blüser, citizen and day laborer here, who have signed the present document next to me, the minister.
[signed] Balthasar Lather    Johann Georg Blüser
                              [signed] Johann Konrad Spamer.

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