Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Sahra Hill

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Sahra Hill

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Item No: frk00301
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Sahra Hill
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 86
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Geburths und Taufschein!
Denen beyden christlichen Ehegatten als Herr \ Friedrich Hill, und seiner Ehefrau Namens \ Catharina gebohrne Gonnerin ist eine Tochter \ zur Welt gebohren den 15ten Tag Januarum 4 \ Uhr Morgens in Jahr 1799 nach der Geburth unsers \ Herrn Jesu in Staate Pennsylvanien Columbia \ Caunty Breyerkrick Taunschip. Diese Tochter \ ist den 15ten Tag Februar Anno 1799 von den ehrw. \ Herrn Pfarrer Friedrich Miller getauft und genant \ Sahra Hillin. Taufzeugen sind Johannes \ Conner und seine Ehefrau Catharina.


Birth and Baptismal Certificate!
To these two Christian married people, namely Mister Friedrich Hill and his wife named Catharina, born Gonnerin, a daughter was born into the world, the 15th day January, 4 o’clock in the morning, in the year 1799 after the birth of our Lord Jesus, in the state of Pennsylvania, Columbia County, Briar Creek Township. On the 15th day February, anno 1799, this daughter was baptized and named Sahra Hillin by the honorable Mister pastor Friedrich Miller. Sponsors are Johannes Conner and his wife Catharina.

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 within a rectangular frame in the center of the document. It is flanked by two inward-facing female figures. The one on the left is holding a purse and a bird, and the one on the right is holding a purse and a wreath. Next to each of them is a flower, and above them is a cloudlike motif.

Associated Names: Küster, Friederich

“Friederich Küster” 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. 484-485.

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1820
Image Dimensions Width: 20.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 301
Creator Name: [Friederich Küster (active c. 1811-1822)] - Decorator
[Friederich Küster (active c. 1811-1822)] - Scrivener

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