Item No: frk01028
Title: Family Record (Familienregister) for William Gable and Catharine Klugh
Roman print; Roman script
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
William Gable, First Born, \ of Jacob Gable & his wife \ Elizabeth, (a daughter of \ Geo. Hambright) Was born \ on the Twentieth day of \ October. In the year of our \ lord, Eighteen hundred & \ eighteen seventeen, Thursday afternoon \ at 1 O’Clock in the Sign of \ the Cancer. In Manheim \ Township Lancaster county, \ State of Pennsylvania.
Catharina Klugh, \ Firstborn of Jacob Klugh, \ & his wife Mary, (a born of \ Peters) Was born on the 8th, \ day of April, In the year
or our lord. one thousand \ eight hundred & Fourteen, \ In Manor Township, \ Lancaster county, & State of \ Pennsylvania.
Elizabeth Gable, First Born of \ William Gable & his wife \ Catharine (a daughter of \ Jacob Klugh) Was born on \ the 17th day of October, A.D. \ One thousand eight hundred \ & forty one, – In the sign of \ the Sagitarius. – In the planet Mars. – In West Hempfield Twnp. \ lancaster county, Pa. \
Mary Gable, Second Born, of \ William Gable & his wife \ Catharine (a daughter of \ Jacob Klugh) Was born on \ the 8th day of June, A. D. \ One thousand eight Hundred \ & forty=four, in the sign of the Fishes, – Planet Mercury, – In West Hempfield, Lancaster, Co. Pa.
Family Record (Familienregister)
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered; printed form. The main text in Roman script fills two columns on the front (recording births) and part of one column on the reverse (recording marriages). The areas between the entries are decorated with various drawings. Above the first entry is a vase with several flowers. Above the second entry is a flower. The next two entries are topped by decorative elements. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. This family record was apparently removed from a bible. For a record of the reverse, see FLP 1028v.
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