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Unger, a Mennonite family found in West Prussia, Germany, from the 17th century until 1945, in the congregations of Thiensdorf, Orlofferfelde (Tiegenhof), Tragheimerweide, Danzig-Neugarten. In 1793 Peter Unger was the first member of this family to immigrate to Russia, settling at Chortitza; after 1800 a number of other Ungers followed.

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Reimer, Familiennamen, Reimer, Gustav E. Die Familiennamen der westpreussischen Mennoniten. Weierhof: Mennonitische Geschichtsverein, 1940: 119.

Unruh, Benjamin H. Die niederländisch-niederdeutschen Hintergründe der mennonitischen Ostwanderungen im 16., 18. und 19. Jahrhundert. Karlsruhe-Rüppurr: Selbstverlag, 1955: 211 et passim.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Unger family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Unger_family_name&oldid=120537.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Unger family name. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Unger_family_name&oldid=120537.




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