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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.

Bibliography

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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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Unger family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 4 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Unger_family_name&oldid=78386.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Unger family name. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 4 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Unger_family_name&oldid=78386.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 773. All rights reserved.


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