Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Salemy Fedterolff

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Salemy Fedterolff

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Item No: frk00056
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Salemy Fedterolff
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 93
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Ich bin getauft, ich steh \ im bunde, durch meine Tauf mit \ meinem Gott So sprech ich stets mit \ fro \ frohem Munde, in Creutz \ in Trübsaal angst und noth, ich \ bin getauft des freu ich mich, die freud \ bleibet Ewiglich.

Salemy. Ist von christli= \ chen Lutherischen Eltern gebohren, Im Jahr Unsers Herrn \ 1804. Den 5ten October, In Albany Taunship, im Berks Caunty, \ In dem Stad Pinnsilvany. Und hat die Heilige Tauf Emp = \ fangen, vom Herrn Pfarrer Daniel Leeman den 4ten Novemb \ 1804. Tauf Zeugen waren die her Samme Maria Brobstin \ Wittil: dessen Georg Brobst hinderlassene EHELICHE Haus \ Frau, Die hat Ihr den namen bey gelegt wie oben \ gemelt. Die Eltern sind der ehr Samme vater, \ Jacob Fedterolff, die Mutter Catarina. \ Eine Gebohrne Derrin.


Translation:

I am baptized, I stand united with my God through my baptism. I therefore always speak joyfully in hardship, sadness, fear and need. I am baptized, that’s a joy for me. The joy lasts eternally.
Salemy was born to Christian Lutheran parents, in the year of our Lord 1804, on the 5th of October, in Albany Township, in Berks County, in the state of Pennsylvania, and has received the Holy Baptism from Pastor Daniel Leeman, on the 4th of November, 1804. Sponsors were the honorable Maria Brobstin, widow, Georg Brobst’s surviving lawful wife; she has given her the name as announced above. The parents are the honorable father Jacob Fedterolff, the mother Catarina, a born Derrin.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is within a large heart in the center. It is flanked by two flowering vines. An angel with a trumpet is standing on the vine on each upper side, flanking a twelve-pointed star.


Associated Names: Lehman, John Daniel
Provenance: Levi E. Yoder

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Berks
City/Town/Township:Albany Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 34 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 56
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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