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___________
The Registrar Schmidt
Agreement with the entry in the birth registry is hereby certified.
Greater Droosden, the 7. day of December, 1942
The Deputy Registrar Natern
* "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.