Gerhard Wiebe, minister and elder: born 28 August 1725 in Prussia, the son of Isbrand and Agatha Wiebe. Gerhard married Maria Wiebe (15 June 1730, Freienhuben bei Steegen, Prussia — 15 April 1794, Ellerwald, Prussia), daughter of Arendt Wiebe (ca. 1693-1775) and Maria (Dieck) Wiebe (ca. 1697-1759), around 1760. They had at least four children. Gerhard died 26 November 1796 in Ellerwald Trift 1, Prussia.
Gerhard was ordained as elder of the Elbing-Ellerwald Mennonite Church on 11 January 1778 and served until his death in 1796. His son-in-law was Peter Regier (b. 1776), elder of the Grosswerder Mennonite Church.
GRANDMA (The Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry) Database, 4.19 ed. Fresno, CA: California Mennonite Historical Society, 2005.
|Author(s)||Richard D Thiessen|
|Date Published||April 2005|
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