Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Deibler

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Deibler

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Item No: frk00078
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Deibler
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 354
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: BS & Co
Transcription:

[in upper wreath]
Anna Deibler \ Ist gebohren den 4ten Octo= \ ber, im Jahr des Herrn 1829 \ In Leikens Township, Dauphin \ County, im Staat Pennsylvania \ Die Eltern sind Matthias Deibler \ und Catharina geborne Matter \ Die Taufzeugen waren die Eltern \ Getauft den 4ten Januar 1830 \ von Pr. Schindel.

Anna Deibler \ Wurde denen christlichen Eltern: \ Matthias Deibler und Catharina \ geborne Matter, den 4ten October im jahr \ des Herrn 1829 in Leikens Township, Dauphin \ County, im Staat Pennsylvanien in diese \ Welt geboren. Sie wurde durch die heilige Taufe \ der gemaine Christi einverleibet, wobey die Eltern \ die tauf=Zeugen waren. Sie wurde den 4ten \ Januare 1830 von dem Ehrwürdigen Herrn \ Johann Peter Schindel getauft.

[in wreath in lower left]
Anna Deibler \ Wurde den [blank]ten \ im Jahr [blank] in der \ [blank] Religion von [blank] confirmirt.

[in wreath in lower right]
Anne Deibler

[Along bottom edge]
Annfertigt von Karl E. Münch A. D. 1831


Translation:

[in upper wreath]
Anna Deibler was born the 4th of October, in the year of the Lord 1829, in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, in the state of Pennsylvania. The parents are Matthias Deibler and Catharina, born Matter. The sponsors were the parents. Baptized on the 4th of January 1830 by Pastor Schindel.

Anna Deibler was born into this world to the Christian parents Matthias Deibler and Catharina, born Matter, the 4th October in the year of the Lord 1829 in Lykens Township, Dauphin County, in the state of Pennsylvania. She was incorporated into the community of Christ through the holy baptism, to which the parents were the sponsors. On the 4th of January 1830, she was baptized by the honorable Mister Johann Peter Schindel.

[in wreath in lower left]
Anna Deibler was confirmed on the [blank] th in the year [blank] in the [blank] religion.

in wreath in lower right]
Anne Deibler

[Along bottom edge]
Prepared by Karl E. Münch A. D. 1831


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Fraktur is within an oval frame, above which the recipient’s name is written in large letters. Flowering vines and other decorative elements are protruding from a pot in the bottom center of the document. Above it is a flowering wreath with the secondary text. In the lower corners are small wreaths with additional text. The document is decorated with a profusion of flowers, some of which are in pots and vases or urns. The main text is flanked by two angels or putti holding stems of flowers. The entire document is enclosed by a decorative border. The artist’s signature and date of creation is on the bottom edge.The Winterthur Museum owns the birth and baptismal certificate of a Matthias Deibler born in 1794, probably the father of Anna Deibler for whom this certificate was made.


Associated Names: Schindel, Johann Peter
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

“Karl Münch” 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. 566-568.



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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1831
Image Dimensions Width: 31.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 78
Creator Name: Karl E. Münch (1769-1833) - Decorator
Karl E. Münch (1769-1833) - Scrivener

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