Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Mari Salmy Groff

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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Mari Salmy Groff

Item Info

Item No: frk00720
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Mari Salmy Groff
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 36
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Denen beiden Ehegat= \ ten Paulus Groff u. desen Ehefrau Elisabetha \ ist eine Tochter sur Welt geboren Mari=Salmy \ den 3 ten Julius 1792 in Tolpenhacken=taunschip \ Bercks Caunty im Staat Pensylvanien, Die Taufzeuge \ Johannes Wagner u. desen Ehe Frau \ Maria Elisabetha. Getauft den 23 July 1792 von \ H. Pfarre Schulze.


Translation:

To these two married people namely Paulus Groff and his wife Elisabetha a daughter was born into the world, Mari-Salmy, on the 3rd of July 1792, in Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, in the state of Pennsylvania. The sponsors: Johannes Wagner and his wife Maria Elisabetha. Baptized on the 23rd of July, 1792, from Mr. Pastor Schulze.


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 Fraktur is in the center of the document. It is framed by a wide border that is decorated with a variety of flowers, including four star-shaped ones in the corners.


Associated Names: Groff, Elisabetha; Groff, Maria-Salmy; Groff, Paulus; Schulze; Wagner, Johannes; Wagner, Maria Elisabetha
Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Berks
City/Town/Township:Tulpehocken Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 33.5 cm x 41.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 720
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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