Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Catharina Heist

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Catharina Heist

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Item No: frk00185
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Catharina Heist
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 423
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Catharina Heistin \ Ist zur Welt Gebohren Worden den 30ten december 1805 \ Nach mit Tags um halb eins im Zeigen der Witter und \ ist getauft worden den 23ten Februarus Von herr Senn die \ taufzeigen waren Michael Klein und seine frau Elisabeth Kleinen \ ihre eltern sing Gorg Heist und seine frau Eva Heistin

[added in German script]
Geboren und getauft In stadt (?) und in Pennsylvania


Translation:

Catharina Heistin was born the 30th December 1805 in the afternoon at twelve thirty in the sign of Aries, and was baptized the 23rd February by Mister Senn. The sponsors were Michael Klein and his wife Elisabeth Kleinen. Her parents are Gorg Heist and his wife Eva Heistin.

[added in German script]
Born and baptized in the state (?) and in Pennsylvania.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The child’s name, in prominent, decorated letters, extends across the upper portion of the document. The text in fraktur is below it. Along the left side and above the text are stemmed, leafy flowers. The entire document is enclosed within a decorative frame.


Associated Names: Senn
Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 20.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 185
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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