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Tiege, a village of the Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, Russia, established in 1805, consisting of 4,503 acres (20 farms), which developed into a significant economic and cultural Mennonite center. In addition to the village school, it had a school for the deaf established by Gerhard Klassen in 1885 (see Marien-taubstummenschule). It was named after Tiege in West Prussia.


Friesen, Peter M. Die Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910) im Rahmen der mennonitischen Gesamtgeschichte. Halbstadt: Verlagsgesellschaft "Raduga", 1911: 655.

Görz, H. Die Molotschnaer Ansiedlung. Steinbach, 1951: 13, 115.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Tiege (Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 31 May 2016.,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=78168.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Tiege (Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 May 2016, from,_Zaporizhia_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=78168.

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