Re: My grandmother (dec.) is a Stobbe - help required
I posted this message yesterday, but nothing shows up on this sight as "follow -up", so let me try again.
Here is what your 1942 birth certificate would be in English.
Certified copy from the Birth Register of the Gegistry Office of Greater Droosden.
No. 4 (page number)
Greater Droosden, the 5. day of December, 1874
On this day, there appeared before the undersigned the person
______________________________________________ known as
the indentured servant* Johann Stobbe _________________
residing at New Droosden ______________________________
_____ of evangelical religion, and reported that ______
Amalie Stobbe, nee Krantin ____________________________
his lawful wife of evangelical religion _______________
residing with him _____________________________________
at New Droosden, at his residence _____________________
on December 5, of the year ____________________________
one thousand eight hundred seventy and four, at night _
at __________________ one o'clock gave birth to a child
of masculine gender that was given the first name _____
___________________ Friedrich August __________________
Read, approved and marked with x ______________________
x x x ** marks made by hand by Johann Stobbe___________
Agreement with the entry in the birth registry is hereby
Greater Droosden, the 7. day of December, 1942
The Deputy Registrar
* "Instmann" would be a farm worker tied to the land. He would not be at liberty to leave and work for someone else.
** It is likely that Johann Stobbe could not sign his own name.