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A Mennonite family name in West Prussia in the Frisian and Flemish congregations, Boldt was first mentioned in 1655 at Danzig and in 1705 at Schönsee (Sosnovka). In 1776, 6 families of this name were listed in West Prussia (without Danzig), and in 1935, 13 persons. Members of the family immigrated to Russia and subsequently to Canada and South America.

Author(s) Gustav Reimer
Date Published 1953

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Reimer, Gustav. "Boldt (Bolt, Baldt, Boltz) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 27 Mar 2015.,_Baldt,_Boltz)_family&oldid=119815.

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Reimer, Gustav. (1953). Boldt (Bolt, Baldt, Boltz) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 March 2015, from,_Baldt,_Boltz)_family&oldid=119815.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 383. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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