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Elm River Hutterite Bruderhof ([[Schmiedeleut|Schmiedeleut]]), one mile west of Newton, [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], was founded in 1934 by Preacher Zacharias Hofer and ten families from the [[Rosedale Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)|Rosedale Bruderhof near Elie]], Manitoba. They bought land and built houses and barns. Zacharias Hofer, who was born in Russia, died in 1936. In 1935 David Hofer was chosen minister. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 153 souls.
 
Elm River Hutterite Bruderhof ([[Schmiedeleut|Schmiedeleut]]), one mile west of Newton, [[Manitoba (Canada)|Manitoba]], was founded in 1934 by Preacher Zacharias Hofer and ten families from the [[Rosedale Hutterite Colony (Elie, Manitoba, Canada)|Rosedale Bruderhof near Elie]], Manitoba. They bought land and built houses and barns. Zacharias Hofer, who was born in Russia, died in 1936. In 1935 David Hofer was chosen minister. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 153 souls.
  
Daughter colonies of Elm River include: [[Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony (Morris, Manitoba, Canada)|Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony]] (Morris, Manitoba); [[Rainbow Hutterite Colony ((Ile des Chênes, Manitoba, Canada)|Rainbow Hutterite Colony]] (Ile des Chênes, Manitoba); and [[Valley View Hutterite Colony (Swan Lake, Manitoba, Canada)|Valley View Hutterite Colony]] (Swan Lake, Manitoba).
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Daughter colonies of Elm River include: [[Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony (Arnaud, Manitoba, Canada)|Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony]] (Arnaud, Manitoba, Canada); [[Rainbow Hutterite Colony (Ile des Chênes, Manitoba, Canada)|Rainbow Hutterite Colony]] (Ile des Chênes, Manitoba, Canada); and [[Valley View Hutterite Colony (Swan Lake, Manitoba, Canada)|Valley View Hutterite Colony]] (Swan Lake, Manitoba, Canada).
  
  
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= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba|Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba]]
 
[[Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba|Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba]]
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Latest revision as of 20:48, 30 April 2018

Elm River Hutterite Bruderhof (Schmiedeleut), one mile west of Newton, Manitoba, was founded in 1934 by Preacher Zacharias Hofer and ten families from the Rosedale Bruderhof near Elie, Manitoba. They bought land and built houses and barns. Zacharias Hofer, who was born in Russia, died in 1936. In 1935 David Hofer was chosen minister. In 1947 the Bruderhof numbered 153 souls.

Daughter colonies of Elm River include: Oak Bluff Hutterite Colony (Arnaud, Manitoba, Canada); Rainbow Hutterite Colony (Ile des Chênes, Manitoba, Canada); and Valley View Hutterite Colony (Swan Lake, Manitoba, Canada).


In 2017 the Elm River Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 1 colony.

Additional Information

Location

Newton Siding, Manitoba (coordinates: 49.942222, -98.102778 [49° 56' 32" N, 98° 06' 10" W])

Address

Box 1060, Newton Siding, MB R0H 0X0

Switchboard Phone

204-267-2857

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Harold Hofer Rueben Hofer 1999
Harold Hofer Rueben Hofer 2018

Maps

Map:Elm River Hutterite Colony, Newton, Manitoba


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published April 2018


Cite This Article

MLA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Elm River Hutterite Colony (Newton, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2018. Web. 23 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elm_River_Hutterite_Colony_(Newton,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=160587.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (April 2018). Elm River Hutterite Colony (Newton, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Elm_River_Hutterite_Colony_(Newton,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=160587.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 190. All rights reserved.


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