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Dobrovlany near Stry, Galicia, Poland (now Stryi or Stryy in western Ukraine), was a large estate bought by Peter Müller and Daniel Rupp in 1869. In 1871 several Mennonite families, mostly from Einsiedel, bought half of this estate from Peter Müller and founded the Dobrovlany daughter settlement. It became the center of a small congregation, which had its own chapel and (1888) a membership of 41. For a while the two elders, Heinrich Brubacher and Daniel Rupp, lived here.

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Bachmann, Peter. Mennoniten in Kleinpolen, 1784-1934 : Gedenkbuch zur Erinnerung an die Einwanderung der Mennoniten nach Kleinpolen (Galizien) vor 150 Jahren. Lemberg : Verlag der Lemberger Mennonitengemeinde in Lemberg, 1934: 274-277.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 456.

Mannhardt, Hermann Gottlieb. Jahrbuch der Altevangelischen Taufgesinnten oder Mennoniten-Gemeinden. Danzig : H. G. Mannhardt, 1888: 78.

Mennonitische Blätter (1878): 8.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1956


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Dobrovlany (L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 24 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dobrovlany_(L%27vivs%27ka_oblast%27,_Ukraine)&oldid=119679.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1956). Dobrovlany (L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dobrovlany_(L%27vivs%27ka_oblast%27,_Ukraine)&oldid=119679.




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