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Rosenfeld (Rosefeldt, Rosfeld, Ro(o)sevelt, Roosenfelt), a family name found among Mennonites of Prussia, Russia, and South America. The name occurs in the Montau-Gruppe congregation as early as 1586 with the coming of Hendrik (van) Roosevelt to Montau from Antwerp, Belgium. The name was also found in Lithuania and Kazun. A contemporary of this family is the Mennonite Brethren Elder G. Rosenfeld of Brazil.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 540.

Reimer, Gustav E. Die Familiennamen der westpreussischen Mennoniten. Weierhof: Mennonitische Geschichtsverein, 1940.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Rosenfeld family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 8 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rosenfeld_family&oldid=84710.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Rosenfeld family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 8 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rosenfeld_family&oldid=84710.




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