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Rückenau, a village in the Molotschna Mennonite settlement, Ukraine, founded in 1811, consisting of 4,978 acres (14 full farms and 12 half farms). In 1895 a home for the aged was established by Peter Martin Friesen in Rückenau which he turned over to the local Mennonite Brethren Church. The home took care of fifteen persons.

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Friesen, Peter M. Die Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910) im Rahmen der mennonitischen Gesamtgeschichte. Halbstadt: Verlagsgesellschaft "Raduga", 1911: 661.

Görz. H. Die Molotschnaer Ansiedlung. Steinbach, 1951: 17, 115.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Rückenau (Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Jun 2017.,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=84758.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Rückenau (Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 June 2017, from,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=84758.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 375. All rights reserved.

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