Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Catharina McKnight

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Catharina McKnight

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Item No: frk01066
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Catharina McKnight
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman script
Language: German; Latin
Weiser Number: 47
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Soli Deo Gloria

[in small heart]
Catharina \ McKnight \ 1825

[below small heart]
Danr Diefenbach

[in large heart]
Catharina McKnight \ wurde geboren den 4ten Fenruar 1818 in \ Turbut taunschip Northumberland caunty \ Die Eltern sind Wilhelm McKnight \ und Susanna geborne Beyer. und \ wurde getauft von Pfarrer \ Rebas Sie ist \ geboren in Turbut \ taunschip \ Northumb. \ Caunty


Translation:

Glory be to God alone.

[in small heart]
Catharina McKnight, 1825.

[below small heart]
Daniel Diefenbach

[in large heart]
Catharina McKnight was born on the 4th of February 1818, in Tutbut Township, Northumberland County. The parents are Wilhelm McKnight and Susanna, born Beyer, and was baptized from Pastor Rebas. She was born in Turbut Township, Northumberland County.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Fraktur is within a small and a large heart in the center of the document. Along the upper edge is the title in Fraktur. In the upper corners are stars. Below them are two birds perched on tulips and two flowers. In the lower center are two birds perched on flowers.  See FLP 1067 and 1068 for other drawings by Henry Young for Catharine McKnight.


Associated Names: Young, Henry
Bibliography:

"Daniel Diefenbach"  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. 185-188.


"Henry Christian Andrew Harmon Young"  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. 826-832. 


E. Bryding Adams, “The Fraktur Artist Henry Young,” in Der Reggeboge 2, nos. 3-4 (Fall 1977): 1-25.



Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Northumberland
City/Town/Township:Turbot Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1825
Image Dimensions Width: 33 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1066
Creator Name: [Henry Young (1792-1861)] - Decorator
Daniel Diefenbach (active c. 1825-1873) - Scrivener

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