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Alexandropol, a subsidiary of the Mennonite Brethren Church at Memrik, in the Bachmut district, province of Ekaterinoslav (later Dnipropetrovsk, Russia), was located on purchased land in the village of Alexandropol and vicinity. It was founded in 1888 by fifteen Mennonite Brethren families. Since the population was increasing rapidly, a church seating four hundred was erected in 1893; it was closed by the police in 1901, but reopened in the same year. Leaders included Franz Goossen and Cornelius Isaak.

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Epp, D. H. Die Memriker Ansiedlung: zum 25-jährigen Bestehen derselben im Herbst 1910. Berdyansk: H. Ediger, 1910.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 26.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1955


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Neff, Christian. "Alexandropol (Dnipropetrovsk, South Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 24 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Alexandropol_(Dnipropetrovsk,_South_Russia)&oldid=111026.

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Neff, Christian. (1955). Alexandropol (Dnipropetrovsk, South Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Alexandropol_(Dnipropetrovsk,_South_Russia)&oldid=111026.




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