Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for David Schneider

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for David Schneider

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Item No: frk00279
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for David Schneider
Scripts/Text: German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 92
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

David Schneider ist von Christlichen und der Luthe= \ rischen Gemeine zugethan Eltern geboren in Ober= \ millford Taunschip Northämpton Caunty den 6ten \ Mertz im Jahr Christi 1811 und ist getauft von Herrn \ Pfarrer Heynen. Die Taufzeugen waren Johan Schlicher \ und Chatarina Seißloften beyde ledig, des Kindes \ Eltern sind Simon Schneider und seine eheliche \ Hauß=Frau, ein ehelicher Sohn des alten Simon Schneider die Mutter ist eine geborne Namens Su= \ sanna eine eheliche Tochter des alten Jacob Heil \


Translation:

David Schneider was born to parents who are Christian and attached to the Lutheran congregation, in Upper Milford, Northampton County, on the 6th of March in the year of Christ 1811, and was baptized by Mister pastor Heynen. The sponsors were Johan Schlichter and Chatarina Seißloften, both single. The child’s parents are Simon Schneider and his lawful wife, a legitimate son of the old Simon Schneider; the mother is a born named Susanna, a legitimate daughter of the old Jacob Heil.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in German script is within a rectangular frame in the lower center of the document. It is flanked by leafy stems of tulips. Above it is a compass work star or rosette, several tulips, and two winged angel heads. The entire document is enclosed by a decorative border.


Associated Names: Sei├čloft, Chatarina
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1811
Image Dimensions Width: 19.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 279
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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