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Bestvater (Bestvader) is a Mennonite family name in the [[Frisian Mennonites|Frisian]] congregations of [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], first mentioned at [[Orlofferfelde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Orlofferfelde]] in 1601. Nineteen families of this name were counted in West Prussia (without [[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]]) in 1776, and 28 persons (including [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]]) in 1935. The family also spread to [[Russia|Russia]] and subsequently to America.
 
Bestvater (Bestvader) is a Mennonite family name in the [[Frisian Mennonites|Frisian]] congregations of [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], first mentioned at [[Orlofferfelde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Orlofferfelde]] in 1601. Nineteen families of this name were counted in West Prussia (without [[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]]) in 1776, and 28 persons (including [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]]) in 1935. The family also spread to [[Russia|Russia]] and subsequently to America.
 
 
 
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Bestvater (Bestvader) is a Mennonite family name in the Frisian congregations of West Prussia, first mentioned at Orlofferfelde in 1601. Nineteen families of this name were counted in West Prussia (without Danzig) in 1776, and 28 persons (including Elbing) in 1935. The family also spread to Russia and subsequently to America.


Author(s) Gustav Reimer
Date Published 1953


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Reimer, Gustav. "Bestvater (Bestvader) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 28 Jun 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bestvater_(Bestvader)_family&oldid=75456.

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Reimer, Gustav. (1953). Bestvater (Bestvader) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 June 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bestvater_(Bestvader)_family&oldid=75456.




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