Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Elisabetha Friederich

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Elisabetha Friederich

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Item No: frk01063
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Elisabetha Friederich
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 391
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Elisabetha Friederich
Ist gebohren von ehelichen \ christlichen Eltern den 15 ten Tag \ May im Jahr 1812 \ nach der geburth unsers Herrn Jesu \ im Staat Pennsylvani In \ hanover \ Taunschip Northampton \ Caunty und ist den 2 ten \ August Ao 1812 von dem \ Hrn. J. L. Jäger Luterischer \ Prediger getauft worden \ die Eltern sind Joh. Georg \ Friederich und seine Ehefrau \ Namens Anna Catharina \ eine gebohrne Fuchsin \ Die Taufzeigen sind obige Eltern \ selbsten
Ist vom Lutherischen Prediger \ Convermiert Im Jahr 1831 J. L. Jäger \ In der trockenlander kerche
Jacob \ Ritter


Translation:

Elisabetha Friederich was born to married, Christian parents on the 15th day of May in the year 1812 after the birth of our Lord Jesus in the state of Pennsylvania, in Hanover Township, Northampton County, and on the 2nd of August anno 1812 she was baptized by Mister J. L. Jäger, Lutheran preacher. The parents are Joh. Georg Friederich and his wife named Anna Catharina, a born Fuchsin. The sponsors are the above mentioned parents themselves.
Was confirmed by the Lutheran preacher in the year 1831, J. L. Jäger, in the Drylands Church.
Jacob Ritter.


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 within a rectangular frame is in the center of the document. On each side is an undulating leafy vine with tulips and three birds perched on it. In the upper center are three tulips and two birds. In the lower center are two birds perched on branches.


Associated Names: Ritter, Jacob
Bibliography:

"Johannes Jacob Ritter, the Taufschein Scrivener"  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, 647.



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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1815
Image Dimensions Width: 40 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1063
Creator Name: Jacob Ritter (?-?) - Decorator
Jacob Ritter (?-?) - Scrivener

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