Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Johannes Dillinger

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Johannes Dillinger

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Item No: frk00083
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Johannes Dillinger
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 322
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: G U

Diese beide Ehe Gatten als Johanes Dillinger \ und seine Ehefrau Anna Maria eine Geborne \ Oxin Christlige Religion ist einen Sohn \ zur Welt gebohren als Johannes ist gebohren Im \ Jahr unsers HERRN Jesu 1800 d: 19 December \ um 7 Uhr Abends in Obermulfort Taunschip Northamton \ Caunti im Staat Pensilvanie und wurde darauf \ zur Heilige Taufe gebragt und von Herr Cromer \ Diener des Göttligen Worts getaufet. Die dazu ge= \ betene Taufzeugen waren Jacob Tuys \ und seine Ehe Frau Ana Maria \ und haben ihn den Namen beigelegt als \ Johannes \ 

[in heart]
Dis Hertze Mein \ soll \ Dir allein O Lieber \ Jesu sein \


To these two married people, namely Johanes Dillinger his bodily wife Anna Maria, a born Oxin, Christian religion, a son was born into the world, named Johannes, was born in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ 1800, the 19 December at 7 o’clock in the evening in Upper Milford Township, Northampton County, in the state of Pennsylvania, and was subsequently brought to the holy baptism, and baptized by Mister Cromer, servant of God’s Word. The requested sponsors were Jacob Tuys and his wife Ana Maria and gave him the name Johannes.

[in heart]
This heart of mine shall be all yours, O dear Jesus.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The central text in Fraktur is enclosed within circular frame decorated with rosettes and scalloped borders, flanked by two small birds and flowering vines. Additional verse is in a small heart at the bottom center. Two angels holding flowers are in the upper corners, and at the top center are a bird and a rosette within a circle.

The Flying Angel Artist is also known as the Blowsy Angel Artist.  For related examples see also FLP 80-82, 84-87; see also frkr00002, a carved woodblock with imagery to the work fo the Flying Angel Artist.

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


“Flying Angel 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. 1, pp. 283-286.

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Northampton [now Lehigh]
City/Town/Township:Upper Milford Township
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 32.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 83
Creator Name: [Flying Angel Artist (active c. 1780-1811)] - Decorator
[Flying Angel Artist (active c. 1780-1811)] - Scrivener

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