Miami Hutterite Colony (New Dayton, Alberta, Canada)

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Miami Hutterite Bruderhof, located near New Dayton, Alberta, was founded in 1924. George Waldner, who was chosen to the ministry in 1906, left the Milford Bruderhof to found this Bruderhof. P. Hofer was chosen as minister in 1927. In 1957 the Bruderhof had a population of 120, with 17 families and 43 members.

Daughter colonies of the Miami Hutterite Colony include: New Miami Hutterite Colony (Conrad, Montana, USA); Glidden Hutterite Colony (Glidden, Saskatchewan, Canada); Midland Hutterite Colony (Taber, Alberta, Canada); and Kingsland Hutterite Colony (New Dayton, Alberta, Canada).

In 2021 the Miami Hutterite Colony was a Lehrerleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

New Dayton, Alberta (coordinates: 49.3625, -112.429444 [49° 21' 45" N, 112° 25' 46" W])

Address

Box 58, New Dayton, AB T0K 1P0

Switchboard Phone

403-733-2241

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
George Kleinsasser, 1925-2013 David Hofer, 1928-2015 1999
George Kleinsasser, 1925-2013 David Hofer, 1928-2015 2001
Paul J. Kleinsasser David Hofer, 1928-2015 2002
Paul J. Kleinsasser David Hofer, 1928-2015 2007
Willy Hofer David Hofer, 1928-2015 2008
Willy Hofer David Hofer, 1928-2015 2015
Willy Hofer Amos Kleinsasser 2016
Willy Hofer Amos Kleinsasser 2021


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published July 2022

Cite This Article

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Miami Hutterite Colony (New Dayton, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2022. Web. 12 Apr 2024. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Miami_Hutterite_Colony_(New_Dayton,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=174038.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (July 2022). Miami Hutterite Colony (New Dayton, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 12 April 2024, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Miami_Hutterite_Colony_(New_Dayton,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=174038.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 666. All rights reserved.


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