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Gerhard Warkentin (1837-1902) was born in Tiegenhagen, Molotschna Mennonite settlement, South Russia. He came to Zagradovka Mennonite settlement in 1873, farming in the village of Blumenort; he then taught school for a number of years. He was elected minister by the Nikolaifeld Mennonite Church in 1873, and became the assistant of Elder Voth; upon Voth's retirement in 1895, Warkentin succeeded him in that office. He died 28 May 1902.

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Friesen, Peter M. Die Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910) im Rahmen der mennonitischen Gesamtgeschichte. Halbstadt: Verlagsgesellschaft "Raduga", 1911: 710.

Lohrenz, Gerhard. Sagradowka. Rosthern, 1947: 70.


Author(s) Gerhard Lohrenz
Date Published 1959


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Lohrenz, Gerhard. "Warkentin, Gerhard (1837-1902)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 3 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Warkentin,_Gerhard_(1837-1902)&oldid=135115.

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Lohrenz, Gerhard. (1959). Warkentin, Gerhard (1837-1902). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 3 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Warkentin,_Gerhard_(1837-1902)&oldid=135115.




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