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Montauerweide (formerly known as Pastwisko Montki, Pastwisko Przy Montowach, Montowskie Pastwisko, Muntauerweyde, Montauer Weide; now known as Mątowskie Pastwiska; coordinates: 53.847778 N, 18.934444 E [53° 50′ 52″ N, 18° 56′ 4″ E]; population in 1905, 254, in 1939, 364, in 2012, 200), is located 61 km (38 mi) south of the regional capital Gdańsk in the Marienburg Marsh near the Vistula, West Prussia. In 1730 it was rented in long-lease to a number of Dutch farmers; soon the majority of the inhabitants were Mennonites, belonging to the congregation of Zwanzigerweide, later Tragheimerweide. Among the names are Unrau (6), Stobbe (3), Penner (2), Sibert (2), Schultz (2), Harder, Claass, Tgart, Ewert, Harm, Pauls, Jantz, Nickel, Ediger, Frantz, Bartel, Woelms, Block, Baltzer.

Bibliography

"Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Hans-Jürgen Wolf. Web. 29 September 2012. http://www.westpreussen.de.

"Mątowskie Pastwiska." Wikipedia. Web. 30 September 2012. Pastwiska http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mątowskie Pastwiska.

Szper, Felicia. Nederlandsche nederzettingen in West-Pruisen gedurende den poolschen tijd. Enkhuizen : P. Bais, 1913: 122 f.

Wiebe, Herbert. Das Siedlungswerk niederländischer Mennoniten im Weichseltal zwischen Fordon und Weissenberg bis zum Ausgang des 18. Jahrhunderts. Marburg a.d. Lahn : Johann Gottfried Herder-Institut, 1952: 40, 84 f.

Maps

Map:Mątowskie Pastwiska (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Richard D. Thiessen
Date Published September 2012


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Zijpp, Nanne van der and Richard D. Thiessen. "Montauerweide (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. September 2012. Web. 22 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Montauerweide_(Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=110825.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der and Richard D. Thiessen. (September 2012). Montauerweide (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Montauerweide_(Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=110825.




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