Warkentin, Gerhard (1837-1902)
Warkentin, Gerhard (1837-1902), was born in Tiegenhagen, Molotschna Mennonite settlement, South Russia. He came to Zagradovka Mennonite settlement in 1873, farming in the village of Blumenort; he then taught school for a number of years. He was elected minister by the Nikolaifeld Mennonite Church in 1873, and became the assistant of Elder Voth; upon Voth's retirement in 1895, Warkentin succeeded him in that office. He died 28 May 1902.
Friesen, Peter M. Die Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910) im Rahmen der mennonitischen Gesamtgeschichte. Halbstadt: Verlagsgesellschaft "Raduga", 1911: 710.
Lohrenz, Gerhard. Sagradowka. Rosthern, 1947: 70.
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