German-American Family Records in the Fraktur Tradition, Volume II. Corinne Pattie Earnest, Beverly Repass Hoch.
German-American Family Records in the Fraktur Tradition, Volume II
German-American Family Records in the Fraktur Tradition, Volume II

German-American Family Records in the Fraktur Tradition, Volume II

Albuquerque: Beverly Repass Hoch, 1993. Paperback. White and color-illustrated wraps with black and red lettering. 181 pp. Illustrations. VG- light wear to corners and edges, darkened spot on front cover where a sticker must have been. Item #172428
ISBN: 9781879311060

"Fraktur are decorated manuscripts made by and for German Americans. Most are birth and baptism certificates (Taufscheins) made from about 1760 into the first quarter of [the 1900's]"--Intro. v. 3. . These special certificates were original creations or printed forms filled in by the local minister, schoolmaster, or traveling scrivener. Most fraktur appeared among the German population in Pennsylvania with some in the other mid-Atlantic states and Ohio from ca. 1750 into the 20th century. -FirstSearch.

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