Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Margareta Hertz

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Margareta Hertz

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Item No: frk00017
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Margareta Hertz
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 352
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Diesen beyden Ehegatten als \ Andreas Hertz und seiner Ehlichen \ Haus Frau Catarina eine gebohrne [blank] \ ist ein Tochter Zur Welt gebohren Namens Anna \ Margareta im Jahr Herrn Jesu 1753 den 22ten tag April \ um [blank] uhr [blank] im Zeichen de diese \ Tochter ist gebohren und getauft im Staat \ pennselvani Caunty Northamptong taunschip \ [blank] Obgemelde Tochter ist getauft worden \ den 16ten May 1753 vom Ehrw. Parrer Friedericks \ Taufzeigen \ Georg Stautt \ deßen Ehe Frau Margareta


To these two married people namely Andreas Hertz and his lawful wife Catarina, a born [blank], was born into the world a daughter, named Anna Margareta, in the year of the Lord Jesus 1753 the 22 day in April at [blank] o’clock in the sign of [blank]. This daughter was born and baptized in the state of Pennsylvania, Northampton County, [blank] Township. Above mentioned daughter was baptized on the 16th of May 1755 by the Honorable Pastor Friedericks. Sponsors Georg Stautt, his lawful wife Margareta

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The central text in Fraktur is within a circle, framed within a square and topped with a triangle to resemble a building with a pitched roof. A star within a circle adorns the gable.

Associated Names: Stautt, Margareta
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


"Taufzeugen 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, p. 758.

Creation Place County: Region/County:Northampton
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 28 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 17
Creator Name: [Taufzeugen Artist (active c. 1810-1815)] - Decorator
[Taufzeugen Artist (active c. 1810-1815)] - Scrivener

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