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Abraham Regier, minister and elder: born 8 May 1831 in Prussia, the ninth of fifteen children of Peter Regier (1798-1856) and Margaretha (Regier) Regier (1799-1861). Abraham married Gertrude Dyck. Records seem to indicate that they had one son and five daughters. Abraham died 14 October 1908 in Prussia.

Abraham was a farmer and estate holder. His father Peter was the elder of the Grosswerder Mennonite Church in Prussia. Abraham was ordained as a minister and later as the elder of the Tiegenhagen Mennonite Church in 1856 upon his father's death.

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GRANDMA (The Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry) Database, 4.19 ed. Fresno, CA: California Mennonite Historical Society, 2005.


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published April 2005


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Thiessen, Richard D. "Regier, Abraham (1831-1908)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2005. Web. 24 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Regier,_Abraham_(1831-1908)&oldid=77152.

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