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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.

Bibliography

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. 30 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Regier,_Abraham_(1831-1908)&oldid=77152.

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Thiessen, Richard D. (April 2005). Regier, Abraham (1831-1908). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Regier,_Abraham_(1831-1908)&oldid=77152.




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