Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Elisabeth Kauffman

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Elisabeth Kauffman

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Item No: frk00685
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Elisabeth Kauffman
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 344
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Elisabeth Kauffman \ Ist gebohren den 10ten Aprill \ Im Jahr 1816 und Ist getauft den \ 27ten Juny 1824 von Hern Tups die Tauf= \ zeigen Waren Johanadam Weidenhammer und \ seiner Ehefrau Elisabeth In Meden= \ krick Taunsch In berks \ Caunty 1825


Translation:

Elisabeth Kauffman was born the 10th of April in the year 1816 and was baptized the 27th of June 1824 by Mister Tups. The sponsors were Johan Adam Weidenhammer and his wife Elisabeth. In Maidencreek Township, in Berks County, 1825.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur within a rectangular frame is in the lower portion of the document. It is surrounded in the corners by four star-like flowers. In the upper portion of the item is an American eagle whose body is in the shape of a seal and who is clutching a bunch of arrows. It is within an arched frame and flanked by several stems of flowers. The entire document is framed by a border that is decorated by a variety of flowers.


Associated Names: Weidenhammer, Johan Adam
Provenance: Arthur Sussel

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Berks
City/Town/Township:Maidencreek Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1825
Image Dimensions Width: 25.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 685
Creator Name: [Oley Township Artist (active c. 1799-1828)] - Decorator
[Oley Township Artist (active c. 1799-1828)] - Scrivener

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