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Memelniederung (Lowland of the Memel River) the name given in 1928-1841 by the Gemeinde-Kalender to the Mennonite congregation in East Prussia near Tilsit, formerly known as the Lithuanian congregation (Litthauer Gemeinde), except in two issues, 1926 and 1927, when it was listed as Adlig Pokraken. At the earliest appearance of the congregation in the Dutch [[Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de Vereenigde Nederlanden|Naamlijst]] it already bore the name "the congregation in Lithuania."

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Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1957

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Bender, Harold S. "Memelniederung (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 25 Jan 2015.,_Russia)&oldid=89612.

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Bender, Harold S. (1957). Memelniederung (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 January 2015, from,_Russia)&oldid=89612.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 567. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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