Item No: frk00718
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Maria Lawer
Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Anna Maria Lawerin \ ist von Christlichen Eltern geboren wor= \ den den 23ten Tag August im Jahr Christi \ 1793 in Libanon Taunschip in Lancaster \ Caunty, getauft worden von H. P. Hendel Die \ Taufzeugen waren Adam Jacoby und seine fr. \ Margaretha Die Eltern sind die Ehrsame \ Georg Baldaser Lawer und seine Ehrsame Hauß= \ Frau Namens Rosina \ Eine geborne Wenzin \ Suludia
Anna Maria Lawerin was born to Christian parents on the 23rd day of August in the year of Christ 1793 in Lebanon Township in Lancaster County, and was baptized by Mr. Pastor Hendel. The sponsors were Adam Jacoby and his wife Margaretha. The parents are the honorable Georg Baldaser Lawer and his honorable wife named Rosina, a born Wenzin Suludia.
Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein)
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in German script within a circle is on the lower center of the item. It is surrounded on the sides and top by square frames that contain various images. On the lower right and along the upper border are various flowers, including tulips. On the sides are two women in long dresses and with flowers in the hands.
"Johann Conrad Trevits" 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, pp. 762-765.
Creation Place Town/Township:
Region/County:Lancaster [now Lebanon]
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth
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[Conrad Trevits (1751-1830)] - Decorator
[Conrad Trevits (1751-1830)] - Scrivener