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Treasure Chest Thursday - Post 266: 1781 Birth and Baptism Record of Daniel Spangler (1781-1851)
It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.
The treasure today is the 1781 baptism record of Daniel Spangler in Your, York County, Pennsylvania:
The snippet of the record:
Since this record is in German, I will guess that it says:
Daniel Spengler was born 9 October 1781, baptized 20 October 1781, son of Rudi Spengler and wife, sponsored by Balthasar Spengler and wife.
I was helped by the extracted records in the York Trinity Reformed Church records:
The entry for Daniel Spengler:
The source citations for the two records are:
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com), York County, York town, "Trinity United Church of Christ" manuscript (in German), unnumbered page, 1781, image 27, Daniel Spengler baptism entry, 20 October 1781.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com), York County, York town, "Trinity Reformed Church (United Church of Christ)" typescript, unnumbered page, image 37, Daniel Spengler baptism entry, 20 October 1781.
Daniel Spengler's parents were Rudolf and Maria Dorothea (Dinkel) Spengler. Daniel is my third great-grandfather.