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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. 26 May 2016.,_Baerg,_Bark,_Barck,_Barch)_family&oldid=91046.

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Reimer, Gustav. (1953). Berg (Barg, Baerg, Bark, Barck, Barch) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 May 2016, from,_Baerg,_Bark,_Barck,_Barch)_family&oldid=91046.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 277. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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