Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Susanna Bell

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Susanna Bell

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Item No: frk01023
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Susanna Bell
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 420
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Den beyden Eheleuten \ Friedrich Bell \ und \ Maria Emrich \ ist eine Tochter zur Welt gebohren im Jahr \ unsers Herrn und Heilandes 1805 den 21 Tag Sep= \ tember in Washington Caunty im Staat Mary= \ land in die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord Ameri= \ ca, und ist durch die Heilige Taufe in den Gnaden= \ bund des Dreieinigen Gottes aufgenommen worden \ Die Taufhandlung verrichtete Herr Pastor Rothrauf \ und ward ihr der Christliche Name \ Susanna \ gegeben. Taufzeugen waren die Aeltern selbst. 

[in left capital]
Gott Vater

[in upper center]
Gott Sohn

[in right capital]
G [def.]

[in arch]
[def.] \ Marci Cap 16 Vers 16 
 


Translation:

To these two married people Friedrich Bell and Maria Emrich a daughter was born into the world in the year of our Lord and Savior 1805, on the 21st day of September, in Washington County, in the state of Maryland, in the United States of North America, and through the holy baptism was admitted into the covenant of grace of the triune God. The baptism was done by Mister Pastor Rothrauf, and the Christian name Susanna was given to her. Sponsors were the parents themselves.

[in left capital]
God Father

[in upper center]
God Son

[in right capital]
G [def.]

[in arch]
[def.] Mark 16:16.
 


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Fraktur is beneath an arch in the center of the document. The arch, which is decorated with flowers, is held up by two columns. Additional text in Fraktur, much of which is no longer legible due to paper losses, is written in the capitals and in the center of the arch.


Associated Names: Rothrauf
Creation Place County: Region/County:Washington
State/Province:Maryland
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 32.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1023
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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