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Detailed map of Blumenort, 1931. Source: Archiwum Map Zachodniej Polski
Blumenort (coordinates: 54.19581 19.19513 [54° 11′ 44″ N, 19° 11′ 42″ E]) was a hamlet in West Prussia, located 0.9 kilometers (0.5 mile) to the east of Rosenort (now Suchowo, Poland). It is located approximately 5.5 kilometers (3.5 miles) south-east of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof), 13 km. (8 miles) north-west of Elbląg (Elbing), and 20 km. (13 miles) north-east of Malbork (Marienburg).

Until 1772 Blumenort was located in what was known as Royal Prussia (also known as Polish Prussia) in the Kingdom of Poland. The First Partition of Poland in 1772 resulted in the creation of a new province in 1773, called West Prussia, in which Blumenort was located. Blumenort was situated in the district (Kreis) of Elbing until the establishment of the Free City of Danzig in 1920. Blumenort came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. In 2012 the hamlet of Blumenort no longer existed. Neighboring village Rosenort (now Suchowo) is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Nowy Dwór Gdański, within Nowy Dwór Gdański County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.

The 1776 Prussian census lists 13 Mennonite families in Blumenort with the following surnames: Fast, Friesen, Gerbrandt, Neufeldt, Penner, Quiring, Siemens, Warkentin, Wiebe, and Wiens. In 1820 Blumenort had 65 inhabitants, of which 49 were Mennonites.

The Flemish Mennonites of Blumenort were members of the Rosenort Mennonite Church while the Frisian Mennonites were members of the Orlofferfelde Mennonite Church.

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Map:Blumenort, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published April 2013


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Thiessen, Richard D. (April 2013). Blumenort (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Blumenort_(Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=94100.




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