Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Isaac Lantz

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Isaac Lantz

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Item No: frk01097
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Isaac Lantz
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 300
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: lilly
Transcription:

Ich Isaac Lantz \ bin von Christlichen und Ehrlichen Eltern \ gezeugt und gebohren worden den 24 ten Sep= \ tember 1792 im Zeichen dem Steinbock In Pensyln. in \ Nordhamton Caunty in Williams Taunschip. \ der Vater war der Ehrsame Peter Lantz und \ die Mutter Catharina. eine gebohrne Reimerin \ Und wurde auf die Reformirt Religion \ getauft durch Herrn Jäger \ Taufzeugen waren Isaac Schumacher \ und sein frau Catharina. \ IL


Translation:

I, Isaac Lentz, was conceived and born to Christian and honest parents on the 24th of September 1792 in the sign of Capricorn, in Pennsylvania, in Northampton County, in Williams Township. The father was the honorable Peter Lantz and the mother Catharina, a born Reimerin, and was baptized in the Reformed religion by Mister Jäger. Sponsors were Isaac Schumacher and his wife Catharina.


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 within a heart is in the center of the document. In the lower corners are two birds and flowers, probably printed by a woodblock stamp. In the upper corners are two tulips. In the top center and below the heart are rosettes.


Associated Names: Schumacher, Isaac
Bibliography:

"Johann Jacob Friederich Krebs"  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. 460-467.


Frederick S. Weiser, “Ach wie ist die Welt so Toll! The Mad, Lovable World of Friedrich Krebs,” in Der Reggeboge 22, no. 2 (1988): 49-88.



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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 20 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1097
Creator Name: [Friedrich Krebs (1749-1815)] - Decorator
[Friedrich Krebs (1749-1815)] - Scrivener

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