YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA FRAKTUR TAUFSCHEIN
Fraktur Taufschein for Catherine Belzhuber (b. 1790)
Watercolor and ink on paper
York County, Pennsylvania
Condition: even toning, trimmed and mounted on cardstock
Text surrounded by vining flowers. “Catarina” is named as the child, born on April 15, 1790 to Georg Belzhuber and Regina Laydigin. In a 19th century frame, 12.75” high, 10.5” wide overall.
According to the records of the Trinity Reformed Church in York County, Catherine was born on April 15 and baptized on May 9, 1790, and her father was listed as George. There, the surname was listed as Belzhofer.