Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Joseph Springer

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Joseph Springer

Item Info

Item No: frk00098
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Joseph Springer
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 432
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Diese beyde \ beyde Ehegatten als Joseph Springer und \ seiner Ehelichen Hausfrau Maria diß ist ein Sohn \ zur Welt Gebohren den 17ten August 1815 in Colebruk \ dale Taunschip, bercks Caunty und Erhielt durch \ die heilige Taufe den namen Joseph und ist \ Getauft von Herrn J. Miller seine Taufzeigen \ waren Johannes batz und Maria \ Druckenmüller

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Geburts \ und Taufschein


To these two two married people namely Joseph Springer and his lawful wife Maria a son was born into the world born on the 17th August 1815 in Colebrookdale Township, Berks County, and received through the holy baptism the name Joseph, and was baptized by Mister J. Miller, his sponsors were Johannes Batz and Maria Druckenmüller.

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Fraktur is in an upside down heart in the upper center of the document. Additional text in Fraktur is within a circle below it. In the upper corners are two star shaped flowers. In the lower corners are two angels. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.

Associated Names: Springer, Maria
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1820
Image Dimensions Width: 39 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 98
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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