Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Philipp Friedrich Schoch

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Philipp Friedrich Schoch

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Item No: frk00682
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Philipp Friedrich Schoch
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

[in heart]
In gottes Nammen. \ bist du getaufft durch christus \ blut gar Theuer Erkauft. der. H. \ geist. daß genaten band, bewahre \ dich vor sünd und schant.
Klück und heil. und ein Langes \ Leben. Wolte gott Meinem \ Lieben Pfatter Geben Giehben. 
War zur welt gebohren \ Im jahr christi. den \ 7: August im jahr \ 1817.

[in frame below heart]
Förchte gott, und Ehre die Elttren \ dein. So wirst du ein kind \ der Seligkeit sein.
Ist getauft worden in das \ Efagelischen Pfarr kierge morgens \ um Ellf uhr nach der morgen Predig als den 10. August \ und hat den namen Philipp \ Friedrich empfangen

[below frame]
Dieses alles wünscht \ dier dein getreuer Pfatter \ Philipp Schoch


[in heart]
In God’s name you are baptized, very expensively bought through Christ’s blood. May the holy Ghost’s covenant of grace preserve you from sin and shame.
Fortune and salvation and a long life God may give my dear father.
Was born into the world in the year of Christ, the 7th August in the year 1817.

[in frame below heart]
Fear God, and honor the parents of yours. Then you will be a child of blessedness.
Was baptized in the Evangelical church in the morning at eleven o’clock after the morning sermon, on August 10, and has received the name Philipp Friedrich.

[below frame]
All this wishes you your faithful father Philipp Schock.

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

Hand-lettered, hand-colored. The main text in Fraktur with name and date added in script, is within a large heart in the center of the document. The remainder of the text, with the first phrase in Fraktur and the rest in script, is in and below a frame in the lower center. The text frames are surrounded by a variety of flowering vines. In the upper center is a small heart with protruding flames. Above it is the symbol of God’s all-seeing eye in a triangular surround encircled by emanating bursts of light and a ring of clouds.
Genealogical records indicate that Philipp Friedrich Schoch was born and lived in Germany.

Associated Names: Schoch, Philipp Friedrich
Creation Place Note: Creation Place Note:Probably Germany, based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 35 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 682
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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