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

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

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Item No: frk00300
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Johannes Schmid
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman script
Language: German; English
Weiser Number: 359
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: G. Unkley

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Johannes Schmid \ geboren in Pennsylvanien, in Boks Caunty \ in Springfield Taunschip, im Jahr nach Christi \ Geburt 1786. d. 4 Julius, seine Eltern waren: Johann \ Jost Schmid, u. s. Fr. Anna Margareta, ist zur heilig= \ gen Tauffe gebracht worden, bey dem Hern Pf. \ Friederici, l. Prediger, seine Tauffzeugen waren: Johann= \ nes Schmid und Sibilla Hornin.


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Johannes Schmid, born in Pennsylvania, in Bucks County, in Springfield Township, in the year after Christ’s birth 1786, the 4 July, his parents were: Johannes Jost Schmid, and his wife Anna Margareta, was brought to the holy baptism by Mr. pastor Friederici, L[utheran] preacher. His sponsors were: Johannes Schmid and Sibilla Hornin.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text is in the center of the document, flanked by leafy stems of flowers. An undulating leafy vine is in the top center, and in the bottom center is a rosette or star.

Associated Names: Schmid, Johannes
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


“Ehre Vater 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. 225-228.

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 20.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 300
Creator Name: [Ehre Vater Artist (active c. 1782-1828)] - Decorator
[Ehre Vater Artist (active c. 1782-1828)] - Scrivener

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