Iberville Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Iberville Hutterite Bruderhof, seven miles northeast of Elie, Manitoba, was founded in 1919 by 11 families with their preacher Paul Gross, of the Rosedale Bruderhof in Elie, Manitoba. Paul Gross died 10 May 1929. Other preachers of the colony prior to 1955 were Peter Gross, chosen on 16 March 1924, Paul Gross, chosen on 15 January 1933, and Michael Gross, chosen on 31 January 1937. In 1947 the colony had a population of 143 souls, of whom 57 were baptized members.

Daughter colonies of Iberville Hutterite Colony include: Pineland Hutterite Colony; Riverside Hutterite Colony; Rock Lake Hutterite Colony; and Whiteshell Hutterite Colony.

In 2023 the Iberville Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 2 colony.

Additional Information


Saint Eustache, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.970833, -97.688611  [49˚ 58′ 15″ N, 97˚ 41′ 19″ W])


Box 435, Elie, MB R0H 0H0

Switchboard Phone


Internet address


Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Alvin Gross Paul Gross 1999
Alvin Gross Paul Gross 2023


Map:Iberville Hutterite Colony, Elie, Manitoba

Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published July 223

Cite This Article

MLA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Iberville Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 223. Web. 20 May 2024. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Iberville_Hutterite_Colony_(Elie,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=176257.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (July 223). Iberville Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 May 2024, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Iberville_Hutterite_Colony_(Elie,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=176257.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 2. All rights reserved.

©1996-2024 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.