Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for David Fedly

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for David Fedly

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Item No: frk01069
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for David Fedly
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 125
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

David Fedly ist geboren in \ virginien Schenandoa Caunty den 8ten January 1788 \ seine Eltern sind David Fedly und seine ehefrau Elisabeth \ seine Taufzeugen sind Georg Rincker und seine frau Catha= \ rina, er ward getauft von Herrn Deschler Diene des worts
Erhalte mich durch meine taufe, Im bündlein der lebendigen \ Und führe mich in meinem Lauffe, Vom Irdigschen \ zum Himmlischen, daß ich durch diesen \ jordan geh, und dort \ im lebens lande \ steh
 


Translation:

David Fedly was born in Virginia, Shenandoah County, on the 8th of January 1788. His parents are David Fedly and his wife Elisabeth. His sponsors are Georg Rincker and his wife Catharina. He was baptized by Mister Deschler, servant of the Word.
Preserve me through my baptism in the covenant of the living, and lead me in my course from the earthly to the heavenly, that I may walk through this Jordan and stand there in the land of life.
 


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 within a heart is in the center of the document. Along the upper border is a pair of swagged drapes or curtains with three tassels. Below the heart are tulips. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.


Associated Names: Rincker, Georg
Bibliography:

"Stony Creek Artist"  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. 738-740.


Klaus Wust, Virginia Fraktur: Penmanship as Folk Art (Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1972).



Creation Place County: Region/County:Shenandoah
State/Province:Virginia
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 20.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1069
Creator Name: [Stony Creek Artist (active c. 1786-1824)] - Decorator
[Stony Creek Artist (active c. 1786-1824)] - Scrivener

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