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Mariental, the name of two villages in Russia. The second village was founded in 1863 in the Alexandertal settlement in the province of Samara. In 1887 the Mennonite Brethren built a church here. In 1905 the congregation numbered 98 souls; in 1913 the membership was 250 souls. They suffered severely during the Revolution.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 39.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1957


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Neff, Christian. "Mariental (Samara Oblast, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 28 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mariental_(Samara_Oblast,_Russia)&oldid=111333.

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Neff, Christian. (1957). Mariental (Samara Oblast, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Mariental_(Samara_Oblast,_Russia)&oldid=111333.




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