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

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

Item Info

Item No: frk01020
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Elisabeth Ehbbel
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 33
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

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Tauf Schein

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Tauf Schein

[main text]
Diesen Beyden Ehegatten, als Philiph Ehbbel \ und seiner Ehlichen Hausfrau Catharina eine gebohrne Snieder ist ein \ Taochter Zur Welt gebohren Namen Elisabeth im Jahr Herrn Jesu 1810 \ den 30tag Juley um 9. uhr Semorgens im Zeichen de diese Elisabeth \ ist geboren und getauft im Staat pennselvani Caunty Montgomery \ taunschip Opper Sulfurd Obgemedle Elisabeth ist getauft worden den [blank] \ Para Gorge Relrer Lutarege Predeger 2 tag Sabtember 1810 \ TaufZeigen \ Henrich Snider \ und siner hoas Frau \ Cristina 


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Baptismal Certificate

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Baptismal Certificate

[main text]
To these two married people namely Philiph Ehbbel and his lawful wife Catharina, a born Snieder, a daughter was born into the world, named Elisabeth, in the year of Lord Jesus 1810, on the 30th day of July, at 9 o’clock in the morning in the sign of [blank]. This Elisabeth was born and baptized in the state of Pennsylvania, County Montgomery, Township Upper Salford. Above mentioned Elisabeth was baptized on the [blank]. Pastor G[e]orge Relrer [Reller], Lutheran preacher, on the 2nd day of September, 1810. Sponsors were Henrich Snider and his wife Cristina.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Fraktur and Roman script is within a heart in the lower center of the document. The heart is framed by a rectangular border. In the upper center is a star within a circle. It is flanked by two angels playing trumpets with flags attached to them. The title in Fraktur is written on the flags.  See FLP 23 and 1021 for other examples by this artist; 1021 for a sibling.

Associated Names: Snieder, Catharina

“Taufzeugen Artist” in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 2, p. 758.

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth
City/Town/Township:Upper Salford

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 34 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1020
Creator Name: [Taufzeugen Artist (active c. 1810-1815)] - Decorator
[Taufzeugen Artist (active c. 1810-1815)] - Scrivener

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