Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Eva Eissenhaer

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Eva Eissenhaer

Item Info

Item No: frk00681v
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Eva Eissenhaer
Scripts/Text: German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 82
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: Four-leaf clover
Transcription:

Ihr Vater starb \ im 1844 den 11ten \ Jenner starb \ sie haben 7 kinder \ eine Dochter \ ein Sohn gestorben \ in ter ehe 55 \ lebten sie in der \ ehe \ 1844 ienner 11 \ 1857 Mertz 31


Translation:

Her father died in 1844, the 11th of January, died. They had 7 children. One daughter and one son died. In the marriage 55 [years] they lived in the marriage. 1844, January 11. 1857, March 31.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. This is the back of a birth and baptismal certificate. The text in German script is in the center of the document. The second date probably refers to the mother’s death. For the record of the front, see FLP 681.


Associated Names: Schaeff, Eva
Provenance: Arthur Sussel
George Horace Lorimer

Bibliography:

“Sussel-Washington 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. 754-766.



Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Lancaster [now Lebanon]
City/Town/Township:Bethel Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1773
Image Dimensions Width: 16.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 681
Creator Name: Sussel-Washington Artist (active c. 1760-1779) - Decorator
Sussel-Washington Artist (active c. 1760-1779) - Scrivener

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