Membership catalog, 1742-1783

Metadata

Title

Membership catalog, 1742-1783

Alternative Title

Membership catalog of First Moravian Church of Philadelphia, 1742-1783

Date

1742/1783

Digital Identifier

Moravian.MC_Phila_I_513

Description

Membership catalog of the First Moravian Church of Philadelphia, with entries dating from 1742 to 1783; likely handwritten by Jacob Friis or Johann Daniel Sydrich, who were both pastors of the Philadelphia congregation.

Most of the column headings are in German, for which translations have been provided: "No." (number), "Namen" (names), "geboren" (born/date of birth), "woher" (where born), "Religion" (faith traditions), "in die Ehe getreten" (entered into marriage), "ins Land kommen" (arrival in the country), "Aufgenommen" (received as a member), "zur Communion" (admitted to communion), "Ihre Kinder" (their children), "geboren" (born/dates of birth of children), and "getauft, von wem" (date child baptized, by whom).

Contains an incomplete index that was never used.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Moravian Archives

Extent

26 pages

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

ger

Type

Text

Thumbnail

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IIIF Manifest

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Rights Holder

Moravian Archives