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Fraktur Birth and Baptism Certificates (Berks County, Pennsylvania)

by Unknown (1844 – 1866)

1 drawer (0.1 linear feet)

These two fraktur birth and baptism certificates, written in German, were created as ornamental records in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The first record was done for Cläre Elisabeth Folck, daughter of Moses and Lusette (Boÿer) Folck, who was born on 23 December 1865 in Fleetwood in Berks County and baptized in 1866 by Pastor Lampe. The second record was done for Mende (Amanda) Althaus, daughter of William and Elisabeth (Guldin) Althaus, who was born on 14 December 1844 in Cumru Township, Berks County, and was baptized in April 1845 by Pastor A. Herman.

Associated Subjects: Graphic Arts • Posters
Identifier: SC2014.022
Repository: Special Collections
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