Item No: frk00040
Title: Birth, Baptismal and Marriage Certificate (Geburts, Tauf, und Trauschein) for Susana Ehrhart
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Susana Ehr= \ hart, ist gebohren in ober \ milford Taunschip Lecha Caun= \ ty von christlichen Eheleuten \ Jacob Ehrhart und seine Ehe = \ frau Lowisa eine gebohrne \ Stählerin den 9Ten Tag Julius \ 1804 Ihre Taufzeichen sind Daniel \ Walter und Susana Stähler beide \ ledigen Standes. Sie übergab sich \ dem Band der Ehe mit Philip \ Kemmerer den 8 Tag februari= \ us, im Jahr unsers herrn 1829
Susana Ehrhart was born in Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, to the Christian married couple Jacob Ehrhart and his lawful wife Lowisa, a born Stählerin, on the 9th day July 1804. Her sponsors are Daniel Walter and Susana Stähler, both single. She gave herself over into the bond of matrimony with Philip Kemmerer on the 8th day February in the year of our Lord 1829.
Birth, Baptismal and Marriage Certificate (Geburts, Tauf, und Trauschein)
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is within a frame in the center of the item, below which is a heart with vining grapes and large tulips. Two birds, one sitting on a tulip and one sitting on a branch, are on each side. A fan-shaped motif is in the top center, a star is in each upper corner, and quarter-fans in each lower corner. The object is framed by a decorative border.
Susana Ehrhart, the owner of this certificate, was the daughter of the man for whom certificate FLP 41 was made and the sister of the man for whom certificate FLP 42 was made; all three certificates were made by the same artist.
Henry S. Borneman
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Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth
City/Town/Township:Upper Milford Township
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Anonymous - Scrivener