Raabe, Friedrich (1841-1896)
Friedrich Raabe: minister and elder; born 8 October 1841 in Gnadenfeld, Molotschna Mennonite settlement, Ukraine to Gottfried Raabe (b. 1796) and Hanna Charlotte (Schmidt) Raabe (b. ca. 1801). Friedrich married Katharina Regehr (b. 12 August 1845 in Sparrau, Molotschna) on 3 December 1870 in Saribasch, Crimea, Ukraine, and they had nine children. Friedrich died 3 February 1896 in Saribasch, Crimea, Ukraine.
Raabe was elected minister of the Karassan Mennonite Church, Crimea, Russia, in 1874 and elder in 1883. In 1884 he became the elder of the Busau Mennonite Church, and served until 1890, when he was relieved of his responsibilities as elder.
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