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Busenitz (Bussnitz, Buzenes), a West Prussian Mennonite family of the Flemish group, originally urban. The last family bearing this name moved to Kansas in 1894, where it was spreading again. Johann Busenitz together with Heinrich Donner represented the West Prussian Mennonites, 1777-1780, in negotiations with the government, which led successfully to the special Privilegium of Frederick II in 1780.


Author(s) Gustav Reimer
Date Published 1953


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Reimer, Gustav. "Busenitz (Bussnitz, Buzenes) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 24 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Busenitz_(Bussnitz,_Buzenes)_family&oldid=119878.

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Reimer, Gustav. (1953). Busenitz (Bussnitz, Buzenes) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Busenitz_(Bussnitz,_Buzenes)_family&oldid=119878.




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