Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Henrich Thomas

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Henrich Thomas

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Item No: frk00057
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Henrich Thomas
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 103
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink; graphite
Watermark: PJ

Henrich Thomas \ ein Sohn von \ Jacob Thomas und seiner Eheliche Hausfrau Christina, \ eine gebohrne Ensmingerin, dieser Sohn ist Geboren den \ 27ten Tag Mertz im Jahr 1820, in Annville \ Taunschip in Libanon Caunty in Penna, Staat \ Dieser Sohn wurde getaufft von dem \ Ehrw. Hrn. Ernst in Libanon

[on reverse]
Jonathan Ensminger


Henrich Thomas, a son of Jacob and his lawful wife Christina, a born Ensmingerin. This son was born the 27th day of March in the year 1820, in Annville Township, in Lebanon County, in Pennsylvania, state. This son was baptized by the honorable Mister Ernst in Lebanon.

[on reverse]
Jonathan Ensminger

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is within large central heart , surrounded by a variety of stars, rosettes, tulips with checkered centers, and other flowers. Two large checked tulips stem from striped pots flanking the heart. The name on reverse is in pencil in German script.

Associated Names: Thomas, Jacob
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth
City/Town/Township:Annville Township

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1820
Image Dimensions Width: 34 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 57
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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