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Schlachtin, a Mennonite settlement in the district of Verkhnedneprovsk in the province of Ekaterinoslav (now Dnipropetrovsk), South Russia (present-day Ukraine), consisting of two villages, Grünfeld and Steinfeld, established in 1874. The acreage of the settlement was 10,800, on which about 200 families with about 1,000 persons settled. The settlement formed an administrative unit with the Baratov Mennonite settlement and belonged to the Neu-Chortitza Mennonite Church.

See also Grünfeld.


Friesen, Peter M. Die Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910) im Rahmen der mennonitischen Gesamtgeschichte. Halbstadt: Verlagsgesellschaft "Raduga", 1911: 677-701.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Schlachtin Mennonite Settlement (Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 30 Mar 2015.,_Ukraine)&oldid=77521.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Schlachtin Mennonite Settlement (Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 March 2015, from,_Ukraine)&oldid=77521.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 457. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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