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St. Michaels Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germantown (Now Part Of Philadelphia), Pennsylvania Frederick Sheely Weiser

St. Michaels Evangelical Lutheran Church, Germantown (Now Part Of Philadelphia), Pennsylvania

Frederick Sheely Weiser

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780897253512
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448pp. 1998. #1566 $49.50 Here are some of the earliest Lutheran baptisms of Philadelphia with records beginning in 1741, not long after the churchs organization. Lutheran practice required adult sponsors, or godparents, thus providing importantMore448pp. 1998. #1566 $49.50 Here are some of the earliest Lutheran baptisms of Philadelphia with records beginning in 1741, not long after the churchs organization. Lutheran practice required adult sponsors, or godparents, thus providing important additional information about the individual families since the sponsors were often family members.This volume contains all baptisms from 1741 to 1841. Marriages and burials began being recorded in 1751. A subsequent volume will translate and publish the lists of marriages, burials, confirmations and related data in the registers of the church to 1841.