Johann Georg Lather, son of Johann Reinhard Lather and Maria Catharina Christian, was born in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 25 Feb 1790. He was baptized in the parish church in Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt (now Germany) on 27 Feb 1790.
SOURCE: Kirtorf Evangelische Kirche (Kirtorf, Alsfeld Kreis, Hesse-Darmstadt), “Kirtorfer Kirchenbuch 1769-1807. [Kirtorf Church Book 1769-1807.],” page 127, entry 4, Johann Georg Lather, 27 February 1790; filmed as Kirchenbuch 1725-1875; FHL INTL microfilm 1,336,979.
Click on the image above to enlarge it. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the Birth and Baptismal Record of Johann Georg Lather. 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:
Early in the morning of February 25, between 2 and 3 o’clock, a son was born to the local citizen and linen weaver, Reinhard Lather, and his wife, Maria Catharina [one word?] née Christian, and on the 27th of the same month, the child was brought for Holy Baptism by Johann Georg Lather, legitimate son of Jacob Lather, local citizen and baker, and was named Johann Georg.
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