Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Maria Magdalena Boger

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Item No: frk01238
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Maria Magdalena Boger
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Geburts und Tauf=Schein.
Diesen beyden Ehegatten, als Msr Adam Boger und \ seiner Ehelichen Hauß=Frau Catharina eine gebohrne \ Finckin, ist eine Tochter zur Welt gebohren den 18ten \ Tag May im Jahre unsers Herrn 1798. Diese \ Tochter ist gebohren in Weißenburg Taunschip in Lecha \ Caunty im Staat Pensilvanien, in Nord= \ America. und erhielt \ durch die Heil. Taufe, den Nahmen,\ Maria Magdalena den 9ten Tag September 1798. \ im Jahr von \ dem Ehrw: Hrn: Pfr. Miller \ Die Tauf Zeugen waren \ Johannes Finck und Catharina \ seine Ehe Frau

[on reverse]
Mallieborger starb den 3 Mai im Jahr 1847 \ sie sagt was hab ich sein [text breaks off]

 


Translation:

Birth and Baptismal Certificate.
To these two married people namely Mister Adam Boger and his lawful wife Catharina, a born Finckin, a daughter was born into the world on the 18th day of May in the year of our Lord 1798. This daughter was born in Weissenburg Township, Lehigh County, in the state of Pennsylvania, in North America, and received through the holy baptism the name Maria Magdalena, on the 9th day of September 1798, from Mister Pastor Miller. The sponsors were Johannes Finck and Catharina, his wife.

[on reverse]
Mallie Borger died on May 3, 1847. She says what do I have his [text breaks off]

 


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the document is a flowerpot with several stems of flowers and fruit. The text in Fraktur is written in the areas around the drawing. The document is framed on the bottom and sides by decorative borders.


Associated Names: Miller
Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Lehigh
City/Town/Township:Weisenberg Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 25.8 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1238
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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