Below are copies of the parish registers of of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Arzberg, Wunsiedel, Oberfranken, Bayern, Germany. The Castner family lived in the small village of Rothenbach but attended church in Arzberg -- a mile or so away.
The first record shown below is the baptismal or christening record of our grandmother, Maria Catherina Castner. On top is the translation and on the bottom is the actual parish register. The parish priest made a notation in the first column on the left concerning Catherine's immigration on 22 Mar 1848.
|Baptismal Record: Maria Catherina Castner|
|Marriage Records: Castner - Fickenscher|
|Baptismal Records: Johann Georg Castner|
|1786 Baptism Book Record: Susana Dorothea Finkensher|