Keppele family birth and death register


Henry Keppele's “Geburtstagsregister meiner und meiner gantzen Familie, wie auch Geburtstage und Seufzer in Unterschiedlichen Zeiten” [“Birth register of my immediate and extended family with birth and death dates”] from 1784. Keppele used the book to record family births, baptisms, marriages, and deaths. Later he also noted some of his religious thoughts, life sentiments, and the amounts of money he gave to his children as loans or gifts. Photograph by author.