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Insel Chortitza (Russian: Ostrov Khortitsa), one of the oldest villages of the Mennonites in Russia, was founded in 1789 in the Chortitza settlement, province of Ekaterinoslav. The inhabitants belonged to the Kronsweide congregation, which had (in 1905) 1,955 members and 1,055 children. It was also known as Ostrovo Chortitza.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 326.


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published April 2006


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Thiessen, Richard D. "Insel Chortitza (Chortitza Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2006. Web. 28 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Insel_Chortitza_(Chortitza_Mennonite_Settlement,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=88235.

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Thiessen, Richard D. (April 2006). Insel Chortitza (Chortitza Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Insel_Chortitza_(Chortitza_Mennonite_Settlement,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=88235.




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