Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Maria Bernhard

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Maria Bernhard

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Item No: frk01120
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Maria Bernhard
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 427
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Michael Bernhard \ Ist geboren den 29. sten Jenner im Jahr 1774 \ des Nachts um 2 Uhr im Zeichen der Löwe in Mauntschu \ Taunschip Läncäster Caunty, Und ist getauft den 31, sten \ Jenner 1774, von Parrer Herrn Keiseler, seine Taufzeugen \ waren Johannes Kaufmann, und seine Ehefrau Mariana. \ Eliesabeth Reuin \ Ist gebohren den 13, ten May im Jahr 1777 in London Terry \ Taunschip, Dauphin Caunty, Und ist getauft von Parrer Herrn \ Steber, ihre Taufzeugen waren Johannes Reu, u, Katharina \ Fernslerin, Sie ist Comformiert den 24, sten May, im Jahr \ 1819, bey dem Luttherischen Parrer Herrn Trumbaur in \ London Terry Taunschip, Dauphin Caunty, \ Diese zwey Personen sind in den Stand der Christlichen \ Ehe getreten den 8, ten Aprill 1800, Und sind von Luthe= \ rischen Parrer Herrn Georg Lochmann in der Stadt \ Liebanon Copuliert. Und zeugten in ihren Ehestand \ ihr 4, tes Kind, Eine Tochter, die selbe ist geboren den \ 20sten Junius, 1807, im Zeichen der Steinbock in London \ Terry Taunschip, Dauphin Caunty, Sie ist getauft, von \ Parrer Herrn Georg Lochmann, ihre Taufzeugen waren \ Johannes Reu, und seine Ehefrau Maria Reuin \ Sie erhielt in der heiligen Taufe die Christlichen Nahmen \ Anna Maria Bernhardin


Translation:

Michael Bernhard was born on the 29th of January in the year 1774 at night at 2 o’clock, in the sign of Leo, in Mount Joy Township, Lancaster County, and was baptized on the 31st of January 1774 by Pastor Mister Keiseler. His sponsors were Johannes Kaufmann and his wife Mariana. Eliesabeth Reuin was born on the 13th of May in the year 1777 in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County, and was baptized by Pastor Mister Steber. Her sponsors were Johannes Reu and Katharina Fernslerin. She was confirmed on the 24th of May in the year 1819 by the Lutheran Pastor Mister Trumbaur, in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County. These two persons entered into the state of Christian matrimony on the 8th of April 1800, and they were united in marriage by the Lutheran Pastor Mister Georg Lochmann in the town Lebanon, and conceived in marriage their fourth child, a daughter. The same was born on the 20th of June 1807, in the sign of Capricorn, in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County. She was baptized by Pastor Mister Georg Lochmann. Her sponsors were Johannes Reu and his wife Maria Reuin. She received in the holy baptism the Christian name Anna Maria Bernhardin.


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 is in the upper center of the document. In the lower corners are two plant containers from which extend leafy vines with a variety of flowers. A star within a circle and leafy, flowering vines are above the text. In the lower center is a vase with flowers.

Fr. Leonhard was formerly known as the Chandelier Artist.  For another example by this artist made for a sibling, see FLP 1121.


Associated Names: Trumbaur
Provenance: Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch

Bibliography:

"Fr. Leonhard"  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, p. 511.


Sotheby's (May 8, 1974); lot 149.



Secondary Place Town/Township: Geographic Coverage Region/County:Lancaster
Geographic Coverage City/Town/Township:Mount Joy Township
Geographic Coverage Note:Based on location of birth
Geographic Coverage State/Province:Pennsylvania

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Dauphin [now Lebanon]
City/Town/Township:Londonderry Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1820
Image Dimensions Width: 34 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1120
Creator Name: [Fr. Leonhard (active c. 1803-1827)] - Decorator
[Fr. Leonhard (active c. 1803-1827)] - Scrivener

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