Family Record (Familienregister) for Jacob Kolb and Elisabeth Fretz

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Family Record (Familienregister) for Jacob Kolb and Elisabeth Fretz

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Item No: frk00308
Title: Family Record (Familienregister) for Jacob Kolb and Elisabeth Fretz
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 538
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

[first line illegible] \ und finden Mög das Ewige Leben, Diß wollte Mir Herr Aus Gnaden geben

Anno 1737 den 16ten April bin ich Jacob Kolb auf diese \ Jammer=volle Welt Geboren Worden, Nachmittags Ohngefehr um 3 Uhr

Anno 1776 den 23ten Julius ist mein Vatter Isaac Kolb durch den Zeit \ lichen Tod in die Ewigkeit Uebergegangen. \ Und den [blank] ten [blank] 17 [blank] ist meine Mutter Gertraut aus dieser welt geschieden.

Anno 1760 den 22ten May hab ich Jacob Kolb mich in den Heiligen \ Ehestand Gegegben, mit Elisabetha Fretzin, des Johannes Fretz, und sei \ ner frau Barbara Tochter, Welche auf diese Welt geboren den 19ten \ Julius Anno Dominy 1739

In unserer Ehe hat uns der Herr gesegnet mit Nachfolgenden Kindern
1. Anno Dom 1762 den 3ten Mertz Morgens um 6 Uhr ist unser Erster \ Sohn Namens Isaac auf diese welt Geboren worden.
2. Anno 1764 den 6ten September Abends um 7 uhr ist unser Zweyter \ Sohn Namens Johannes auf diese welt geboren worden.
3. domini 1767 den 8ten February Morgens um 8 uhr ist unsere Erste \ Tochter Namens Gertraut auf diese welt geboren worden.
4. Anno 1769 den 30ten April abends um 8 uhr ist unser Dritter Sohn \ Namens Jacob auf diese welt geboren worden.
5. Domini 1771 den 19ten April Nachts um 12 uhr ist unser Vierter \ Sohn mit Namen Abraham auf diese welt Geboren worden.
6. Anno 1773 den 23ten Julius Morgens um 4 uhr ist unser Fünfter \ Sohn Namens Dielmann auf diese Welt geboren worden.
7. Anno Dom. 1776 den 28ten January Nachmittag um 2 uhr ist unser \ 6ter Sohn Namens Henrich auf diese Welt Geboren worden.
8. Anno D: 1778 den 1ten December Morgens um 4 uhr ist unsere \ Zweyte Tochter, mit Namen Elisabetha zur Welt geboren worden.
9. Anno 1781, den 4ten May Vormittags um 10 Uhr ist unsere \ Dritte Tochter Namens Barbara auf die Welt Geboren worden. \ Ist Wieder Aus der Welt geschieden den 26ten Juny 1782. Ist alt worden 1 Jahr, 1 Monat, 3 Wochen.
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Translation:

[first line illegible] and may find eternal life, this God may give me out of mercy.

In the year 1737, the 16th of April, I, Jacob Kolb, was born into this sorrowful world, in the afternoon at about 3 o’clock.

In the year 1776, the 23rd of July, my father Isaac Kolb entered into eternity through his worldly death. And on the [blank] th [blank] 17 [blank] my mother Gertraut departed from this world.

In the year 1760, the 22nd of May, I, Jacob Kolb, entered into the holy state of matrimony with Elisabetha Fretzin, daughter of Johannes Fretz and his wife Barbara, who was born into the world the 19th of July in the year of the Lord 1739.

In our marriage the Lord blessed us with the following children
1. In the year of the Lord 1762, the 3rd of March, 6 o’clock in the morning, our first son, named Isaac, was born into the world.
2. In the year 1764, the 6th of September, at 7 o’clock in the evening, our second son, named Johannes, was born into the world.
3. of the Lord 1767, the 8th of February, 8 o’clock in the morning, our first daughter, named Gertraut, was born into the world.
4. In the year 1769, the 30th of April, at 8 o’clock in the evening, our third son, named Jacob, was born into the world.
5. of the Lord 1771, the 19th of April, at 12 o’clock at night, our fourth son, named Abraham, was born into the world.
6. In the year 1773, the 23rd of July, at 4 o’clock in the morning, our fifth son, named Dielmann, was born into the world.
7. In the year of our lord 1776, the 28th of January, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, our 6th son, named Henrich, was born into the world.
8. In the year of our Lord 1778, the 1st of December, at 4 o’clock in the morning, our second daughter, with the name Elisabetha, was born into the world.
9. In the year 1781, the 4th of May, at 10 o’clock in the morning, our third daughter named Barbara was born into the world. Departed again from the world on the 26th of June 1782. Reached the age of 1 year, 1 month, 3 weeks.
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Category: Family Record (Familienregister)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur extends across the entire document. The parents’ information is separated by decorative borders. The entire document is enclosed in a decorative border. Weiser notes that the poem at the bottom of the page, now illegible, laments the death of the daughter Barbara Kolb.
Jacob and Elisabeth Kolb lived in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.


Associated Names: Kolb, Johannes
Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on location of family
Region/County:[Bucks]
City/Town/Township:[Hilltown Township]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1795
Image Dimensions Width: 36.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 308
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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