Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Helehna Henkel

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Helehna Henkel

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Item No: frk01034
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Helehna Henkel
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 123
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Tauf Schein \ Helehna Henklin ist gebohren den 23te Juni Nach \ der Geburt unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi \ 1801 Ihr Ehlige vatter wahr Sahlemon Henkel und ihre \ Mutter wahr Rebeka Henkelin gebohrne Müllerin, Sie \ wurde zu der H. Tauf gebragt den 29te Juni 1801 \ bey den Geistlichen Pretiger Paulus Henkel \ Ihre Taufzeugen wahren Ihre Vatter und \ Mutter Gott der Allerhöchste gebe ihr die Gnade \ des Himmels und den Heil und Seegen Amen


Translation:

Baptismal Certificate.
Helehna Henklin was born on the 23rd of June after the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ 1801. Her married father was Sahlemon Henkel and her mother was Rebeka Henkelin, born Müllerin. She was brought to the holy baptism on the 29th of June 1801 from the spiritual preacher Paulus Henkel. Her sponsors were her father and mother. May God the Almighty give her the grace of heaven and salvation and blessing. Amen.
 


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script within a frame is in the lower center of the document. The frame is surrounded by leafy vines of flowers and fruit, including tulips. On the sides are two inward facing parrots.  Solomon Henkel, the child's father, was a renowned printer in New Market, Virginia.  His father Paul Henkel, who conducted the baptism, was a Lutheran minister.


Associated Names: Müller, Rebeka
Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:[Shenandoah]
City/Town/Township:[New Market]
State/Province:[Virginia]
Creation Place Note:Based on family history

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1801
Image Dimensions Width: 19.8 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1034
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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