An original, paper Baptism Certificate in German. Certificate has two dates: March 31, 1900 and possibly June (?) 4, 1900. Some of the information is handwritten in German, and indicates that the Baptism either took place or was recognized in Buffalo County, Nebraska. The name for the certificate is Heinrich Ludwig Martin.
An original, paper Confirmation certificate in German dated 1900. First name is illegible, last name is Busch. Date is March 20, 1900. Artifact has colored ink artwork around writing, and was issued in Riverdale, Nebraska. This item is important because it helps to date when early residents of Nebraska spoke German.