Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Jost Hüster

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Jost Hüster

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Item No: frk01055
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Jost Hüster
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 37
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Diesen beiden Egatten als Daniel Hüster und sei \ ner Ehligen Hausfrau Barbara gebohne Kaufmanin ist \ ein ist Ein Sohn zur Welt gebohren den 3 Tag Februar anno 1790 \ Welges des [blank] tag [blank] 1790 bey der heiligen Tauf von dem E Prediger \ parrer Hertzel prediger und diener des worts nach der Reformirten \ Religion dem namen nach Jost Hüster ist genenet worden
Wachs auf zu Gottes gnad, du auserwähltes kind, das Heilig \ wasserbad, hat dich von aller Sünd, Heut gäntzligen befreit, Drum bleibe \ Gott getreu, So bleibt dir jederzeit die Seeligkeit Bereit.
Solges wünschet von Herzen dein getreue Tauf Zeug Jost Althauß und seyne \ frau ana Maria getauft in America in Staat Bensilvan: in Bercks gaundy \ in Tolbehacken taunschip
J: B: pfrimer
 


Translation:

To these two married people named Daniel Hüster and his lawful wife Barbara, born Kaufmanin, a son was born into the world the 3rd of February anno 1790, who was baptized on the [blank] day [blank] 1790 from the Honorable Pastor Hertzel, preacher and servant of the word according to the Reformed religion, and he was named Jost Hüster.
Grow in God’s mercy, you chosen child. The holy bath of water has freed you completely from all sins today. Therefore remain faithful to God, and blessedness will always be prepared for you.
This wishes you with all his heart your faithful sponsor Jost Althauß and his wife Ana Maria. Baptized in America in the state of Pennsylvania in berks County in Tulpehocken Township.
J. B. Pfrimer
 


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 is in the center of the document. It is flanked on each side by an undulating flower with a parrot. In the upper corners are two additional birds. In the upper center is a winged head with a crown.
 


Associated Names: Pfrimer, J. B.
Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Berks
City/Town/Township:Tulpehocken Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1790
Image Dimensions Width: 32.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1055
Creator Name: J. B. Pfrimer (?-?) - Decorator
J. B. Pfrimer (?-?) - Scrivener

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