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A Mennonite family name in the [[Flemish Mennonites|Flemish]] congregations of [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], Berg is also mentioned at [[Gruppe (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Gruppe]] in 1692. In 1776, 16 families of this name were counted in West Prussia (without [[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]]), and in 1935, 35 persons (including [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]]). Members of this family immigrated to [[Russia|Russia]] and [[North America|North America]]. Peter H. Berg was for many years manager of the [[Mennonite Brethren Publishing House|Mennonite Brethren (MB) Publishing House]] in [[Hillsboro (Kansas, USA)|Hillsboro]], Kansas. The name has been found among Mennonite Brethren ministers in [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]], [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], [[Minnesota (USA)|Minnesota]], [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], and [[Africa|Africa]].
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A Mennonite family name in the [[Flemish Mennonites|Flemish]] congregations of [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], Berg is also mentioned at [[Gruppe (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Gruppe]] in 1692. In 1776, 16 families of this name were counted in West Prussia (without [[Danzig (Poland)| Danzig]]), and in 1935, 35 persons (including [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]]). Members of this family immigrated to [[Russia|Russia]] and [[North America|North America]]. Peter H. Berg was for many years manager of the [[Mennonite Brethren Publishing House|Mennonite Brethren (MB) Publishing House]] in [[Hillsboro (Kansas, USA)|Hillsboro]], Kansas. The name has been found among Mennonite Brethren ministers in [[Alberta (Canada)|Alberta]], [[Saskatchewan (Canada)|Saskatchewan]], [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], [[Minnesota (USA)|Minnesota]], [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], and [[Africa|Africa]].
 
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A Mennonite family name in the Flemish congregations of West Prussia, Berg is also mentioned at Gruppe in 1692. In 1776, 16 families of this name were counted in West Prussia (without Danzig), and in 1935, 35 persons (including Elbing). Members of this family immigrated to Russia and North America. Peter H. Berg was for many years manager of the Mennonite Brethren (MB) Publishing House in Hillsboro, Kansas. The name has been found among Mennonite Brethren ministers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Minnesota, Kansas, and Africa.


Author(s) Gustav Reimer
Date Published 1953


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Reimer, Gustav. "Berg (Barg, Baerg, Bark, Barck, Barch) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 1 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Berg_(Barg,_Baerg,_Bark,_Barck,_Barch)_family&oldid=91046.

APA style

Reimer, Gustav. (1953). Berg (Barg, Baerg, Bark, Barck, Barch) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Berg_(Barg,_Baerg,_Bark,_Barck,_Barch)_family&oldid=91046.




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