Thiergartsfelde (also known as Thiergarterfeld, Thiergartherfeld, Thiergartskie Pole, and Thiergarthsfelde; now known as Zwierzeńskie Pole; coordinates: 54.056, 19.357 [54° 3′ 22″ N, 19° 21′ 25″ E]; population in 1905, 234; in 2013, 140) is located approximately 12 kilometers (7 miles) south of Elbląg (Elbing), 20 km (12 miles) east of Malbork (Marienburg), and 24 km (14 miles) south-east of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof). Thiergartsfelde was located immediately to the north of Thiergart.
Until 1772 Thiergartsfelde was located in what was known as Royal Prussia (also known as Polish Prussia) in the Kingdom of Poland. The First Partition of Poland in 1772 resulted in the creation of a new province in 1773, called West Prussia, in which Thiergartsfelde was located. Thiergartsfelde was situated in the district (Kreis) of Marienburg until the end of World War I, when it came under the jurisdiction of the German province of East Prussia. At the outbreak of World War II in 1939, it came under the control of Nazi Germany. In February 1945 Thiergartsfelde was occupied by Soviet forces and eventually returned to Poland. In 2012 Zwierzeńskie Pole was a village in the administrative district of Gmina Markusy, within Elbląg County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.
In 1820 Thiergartsfelde had 118 inhabitants, including 34 Mennonites.
Mennonites who were residents of Thiergartsfelde were members of the Thiensdorf-Markushof Mennonite Church.
Wikipedia. "Zwierzeńskie Pole." Web. 20 February 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zwierzeńskie_Pole.
Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 20 February 2013. http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=6493.
|Author(s)||Richard D Thiessen|
|Date Published||February 2013|
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Thiessen, Richard D. "Thiergartsfelde (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2013. Web. 28 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Thiergartsfelde_(Warmian-Masurian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=124369.
Thiessen, Richard D. (February 2013). Thiergartsfelde (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Thiergartsfelde_(Warmian-Masurian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=124369.
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