Abram B. Peters: an influential Bible teacher and preacher (Mennonite Brethren Church
); born 26 March 1860 in Gnadenheim, South Russia
, the son of Bernhard Peters
and Agathe (Wiens) Peters. He was a teacher by profession, teaching 11 years at Tiegerweide and 25 years at Tashenak. He married Katharina Willms (d. 1923) on 21 June 1883; they had 14 children. In 1924 he left Russia with 6 children, settling finally in Winnipeg in 1927. Here he served many years as Bible School teacher, preacher, and pastoral helper. He was the first instructor in the Winnipeg German Bible School
. He died 17 May 1959 in Oakville, Manitoba
|| Harold S Bender
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Bender, Harold S. "Peters, Abram B. (1860-1959)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 10 Feb 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Peters,_Abram_B._(1860-1959)&oldid=95996.
Bender, Harold S. (1959). Peters, Abram B. (1860-1959). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 February 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Peters,_Abram_B._(1860-1959)&oldid=95996.
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