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Wiehler is a Mennonite family name originally found in Danzig and [[Prussia|Prussia]]. It appeared in 1601 in Orlofferfeld, and in 1718 in [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]], [[Tiegenhagen (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Tiegenhagen]], [[Ladekopp (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Ladekopp]], Rosenort, [[Heubuden (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Heubuden]], [[Königsberg (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)|Königsberg]], and [[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]]. Before World War II there were 120 representatives of the name in [[West Prussia|West Prussia]]. The name spread from Prussia to [[Russia|Russia]] and then to North and [[South America|South America]].
 
Wiehler is a Mennonite family name originally found in Danzig and [[Prussia|Prussia]]. It appeared in 1601 in Orlofferfeld, and in 1718 in [[Elbing (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Elbing]], [[Tiegenhagen (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Tiegenhagen]], [[Ladekopp (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Ladekopp]], Rosenort, [[Heubuden (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Heubuden]], [[Königsberg (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)|Königsberg]], and [[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]]. Before World War II there were 120 representatives of the name in [[West Prussia|West Prussia]]. The name spread from Prussia to [[Russia|Russia]] and then to North and [[South America|South America]].
  
[[Wieler, Johann (1839-1889)|Johann Wieler]] and [[Wieler, Gerhard (1833-1911)|Gerhard Wieler]] were among the founders of the [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren Church]] in Russia. Johann J. Wieler was a teacher of the [[Halbstadt Zentralschule (Halbstadt, Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Halbstadt Zentralschule]]. Johann J. Wieler, of Winnipeg, was a special representative of the Canadian National Railways' Department of Colonization and Agriculture and helped settle many Mennonite and non-Mennonite immigrants after both world wars.
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[[Wieler, Johann (1839-1889)|Johann Wieler]] and [[Wieler, Gerhard (1833-1911)|Gerhard Wieler]] were among the founders of the [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren Church]] in Russia. Johann J. Wieler was a teacher of the [[Halbstadt Zentralschule (Halbstadt, Molotschna Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Halbstadt Zentralschule]]. Johann J. Wieler of Winnipeg was a special representative of the Canadian National Railways' Department of Colonization and Agriculture and helped settle many Mennonite and non-Mennonite immigrants after both world wars.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Crous, Franz. "Mennonitische Familien in Zahlen." <em>Mennonitische Geschichtsblätter</em> (1940): 41.
 
Crous, Franz. "Mennonitische Familien in Zahlen." <em>Mennonitische Geschichtsblätter</em> (1940): 41.
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Schroeder, H. H. <em>Russlanddeutsche Friesen</em>. Döllstadt-Langensaiza, 1936: 99.
 
Schroeder, H. H. <em>Russlanddeutsche Friesen</em>. Döllstadt-Langensaiza, 1936: 99.
 
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Latest revision as of 14:40, 28 September 2016

Wiehler is a Mennonite family name originally found in Danzig and Prussia. It appeared in 1601 in Orlofferfeld, and in 1718 in Elbing, Tiegenhagen, Ladekopp, Rosenort, Heubuden, Königsberg, and Danzig. Before World War II there were 120 representatives of the name in West Prussia. The name spread from Prussia to Russia and then to North and South America.

Johann Wieler and Gerhard Wieler were among the founders of the Mennonite Brethren Church in Russia. Johann J. Wieler was a teacher of the Halbstadt Zentralschule. Johann J. Wieler of Winnipeg was a special representative of the Canadian National Railways' Department of Colonization and Agriculture and helped settle many Mennonite and non-Mennonite immigrants after both world wars.

Bibliography

Crous, Franz. "Mennonitische Familien in Zahlen." Mennonitische Geschichtsblätter (1940): 41.

Reimer, Gustav E. Die Familiennamen der westpreussischen Mennoniten. Weierhof, 1940: 120.

Schroeder, H. H. Russlanddeutsche Friesen. Döllstadt-Langensaiza, 1936: 99.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Wiehler (Wieler, Willer) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 21 May 2022. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wiehler_(Wieler,_Willer)_family&oldid=136101.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Wiehler (Wieler, Willer) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 May 2022, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wiehler_(Wieler,_Willer)_family&oldid=136101.




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