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Zeyersniederkampen (now Kępiny Wielkie, Poland) Source: Wikipedia Commons
Zeyersniederkampen (also known as Hinter Kampen, Zeyersche Kampen, Zeyers-Niederkampen, and Zeyerniederkampen; now known as Kępiny Wielkie; coordinates: 54.2353, 19.318 [54° 14′ 7″ N, 19° 19′ 4″ E]; population in 1905, 442; in 2013, 120) is located 9 kilometers (5 miles) north-west of Elblag (Elbing), 13 km. (8 miles) east of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof), 28 km. (18 miles) north-east of Malbork (Marienburg).

Zeyersniederkampen was established in 1787 and was situated in the district (Kreis) of Elbing until the end of World War I, when it came under the jurisdiction of the German province of East Prussia. In 2013 Zeyersniederkampen (now Kępiny Wielkie) was a village in the administrative district of Gmina Elbląg, within Elbląg County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.

In 1820, Zeyersniederkampen had 172 residents, including 15 Mennonites. In 1919, the village had 512 hectares of land and 436 residents.

Mennonites who were residents of Zeyersniederkampen were members of the Rosenort Mennonite Church.

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Stowarzyszenie Konserwatorów Zabytków. "Kępiny Wielkie." Catalogue of Monuments of Dutch Colonization in Poland. 2005. Web. 3 February 2013. http://holland.org.pl/art.php?kat=obiekt&id=352&lang=en.

Wikipedia. "Kępiny Wielkie." Web. 3 February 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kępiny_Wielkie.

Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 3 February 2013. http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=7187.

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Map:Kępiny Wielkie, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published February 2013


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Thiessen, Richard D. "Zeyersniederkampen (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2013. Web. 14 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zeyersniederkampen_(Warmian-Masurian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=96937.

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Thiessen, Richard D. (February 2013). Zeyersniederkampen (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zeyersniederkampen_(Warmian-Masurian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=96937.




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