Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Sara Ann Drumheller

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Sara Ann Drumheller

Item Info

Item No: frk00765
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Sara Ann Drumheller
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 433
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Den Ehegatten \ George Drumheller und \ Seiner Frau Carolina eine ge= \ borne Miller Wurde eine Tochter \ geboren den 20sten Tag Hornung im \ Jahr unsers Herrn 1855 in Earl Taun \ schip Berks Caunty Staat Pennsylvania, \ und Nord America Wurde getauft im \ Jahr 1855 von Hrn. Hinterleitner und \ Erhielt Den namen Durch die Heilige \ Taufe Sara Anna Drumheller die \ Taufpathen waren William \ Drumheller und Seine Ehe= \ Frau Mary.


To the married people George Drumheller and his wife Carolina, a born Millerin, a daughter was born on the 20th day of February in the year of our Lord 1855, in Earl Township, Berks County, state of Pennsylvania, and North America. Was baptized in the year 1855 from Mr. Hinterleitner and received through the holy baptism the name Sara Anna Drumheller. The sponsors were William Drumheller and his wife Mary.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur within a circular frame is in the center of the document. It is flanked by two tall tulips at whose bases, in the lower center, is a heart. Additional, smaller, flowers are along the upper edge of the document.

For another example by the same hand, see FLP 1071.

Associated Names: Miller, Carolina
Provenance: Scott Francis Brenner


"Earl Township, Berks County Artist #2" 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. 1, pp. 211-212.

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1860
Image Dimensions Width: 25.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 765
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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