Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Maria Weierbach

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Maria Weierbach

Item Info

Item No: frk00114
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Maria Weierbach
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 399
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Geburts und Tauf Schein \ Diese Beiden Ehegatten \ Als \ Johan.s weierbach und desen Ehefrau \ Maria gebohrne Gerhartin, Ist eine Tochter zur welt gebohren, den \ 27ten Jenner Im Jahr unsers Herren, :1839: Diese Tochter ist gebohren \ in Häcack Taunschip in Bucks County, Im Staate Pennsylvanien in Nord \ America und ist getauft worden und erhielt den Namen Maria, den 5ten Tag \ may :1839: Die Taufzeigin war Maria Schleiffern Wittwey

[added in script]
Sie ist gestorben den 3ten December um 10 uhr \ Vor mit tags Im Jahr unsers Herrn 1863 \ Sie ist begraben Worden am Sonntag, den 6 ten \ December Sie brachte Ihr Alter auf 24 Jahr 10 Monat \ und 6 tage.

[in heart]
Mad By \ Daniel Palsgrove \ 1843


Birth and Baptismal Certificate
To these two married people, namely Johannes Weierbach and his wife Maria, born Gerhartin, a daughter was born on the 27th of January in the year of our Lord 1839. This daughter was born in Haycock Township. Bucks County, in the state of Pennsylvania in North America, and was baptized and received the name Maria, on the 5th day of May 1839. The sponsor was Maria Schleifferin, widow. 

[added in script]
She died on the 3rd of December at 10 o’clock in the morning in the year of our Lord 1863. She was buried on Sunday, the 6th of December. She brought her age to 24 years, 10 months and 6 days.

[in heart]
Made by Daniel Palsgrove, 1843.

Category: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The central text in Fraktur and German script is in the center of the document, underneath an arch supported by two columns topped by six-pointed stars. In the two lower corners are two female figures holding flowers. In the lower center are two sheep, within a triangular frame surmounted by a heart with the artist’s name.

Associated Names: Weierbach, Maria
Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth
City/Town/Township:Haycock Township

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1843
Image Dimensions Width: 35 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 114
Creator Name: Daniel Palsgrove (active c. 1843) - Decorator
Daniel Palsgrove (active c. 1843) - Scrivener

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