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Source: [http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broniewo,_Pomeranian_Voivodeship Wikipedia Commons]'']]
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Gross Brunau (Groß Brunau; now known as Broniewo; coordinates: 54.2825, 19.030556 [54° 16′ 57″ N, 19° 1′ 50″ E]; population in 1905, 239; in 2013, 182) is located approximately 9 kilometres (5.7 miles) north-west of Nowy Dwór Gdański ([[Tiegenhof (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Tiegenhof]]) and 25 km. (15 mi.) east of the regional capital Gdańsk ([[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]]).
  
Source: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronowo,_Nowy_Dw%C3%B3r_Gda%C5%84ski_County Wikipedia Commons]'']]    Gross Brunau (Groß Brunau; now known as Bronowo; coordinates: 54.30, 19.0257 [54° 17′ 59″ N, 19° 1′ 32″ E]; population in 1905, 239; in 2012, 415) is located approximately 11 kilometres (7 miles) north-west of Nowy Dwór Gdański ([[Tiegenhof (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Tiegenhof]]) and 24 km. (15 mi.) east of the regional capital Gdańsk ([[Danzig (Poland)|Danzig]]).
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Gross Brunau was founded in 1356. Until 1793 Gross Brunau was part of Danzig. The Second Partition of [[Poland|Poland]] in 1793 added Danzig and its surrounding territory to the province of West Prussia. Gross Brunau was situated in the district (Kreis) of Marienburg until the establishment of the [[Danzig, Free City of|Free City of Danzig]] in 1920. The village came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. Today it is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stegna, within Nowy Dwór Gdański County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.
  
Gross Brunau was founded in 1356. Until 1772 Gross Brunau was part of the Kingdom of [[Poland|Poland]]. The First Partition of Poland in 1772 resulted in the creation of a new province in 1773, called [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], in which Gross Brunau was located. Gross Brunau was situated in the district (Kreis) of Marienburg until the establishment of the [[Danzig, Free City of|Free City of Danzig]] in 1920. The village came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. Today it is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stegna, within Nowy Dwór Gdański County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.
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The 1776 Prussian census lists one Mennonite family by the name of Lammert in Brunau, while the 1793 census lists three Mennonites families in Gross Brunau, Enss, Friesen, and Thun. In 1820, the village together with Altschloss had 471 residents, including 6 Mennonites.
 
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The 1776 Prussian census lists one Mennonite family by the name of Lammert in Brunau. In 1820, the village together with Altschloss had 471 residents, including 6 Mennonites.
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Mennonites who were residents of Gross Brunau were members of the [[Bärwalde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Bärwalde Mennonite Church]].
 
Mennonites who were residents of Gross Brunau were members of the [[Bärwalde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Bärwalde Mennonite Church]].
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Stowarzyszenie Konserwatorów Zabytków. "Bronowo." Catalogue of Monuments of Dutch Colonization in Poland. 2005. Web. 28 November 2012. [http://holland.org.pl/art.php http://holland.org.pl/art.php?kat=obiekt&amp;id=295&amp;lang=en].
 
Stowarzyszenie Konserwatorów Zabytków. "Bronowo." Catalogue of Monuments of Dutch Colonization in Poland. 2005. Web. 28 November 2012. [http://holland.org.pl/art.php http://holland.org.pl/art.php?kat=obiekt&amp;id=295&amp;lang=en].
  
Wikipedia. "Bronowo, Nowy Dwór Gdański County." Web. 28 November 2012. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronowo,_Nowy_Dw%C3%B3r_Gda%C5%84ski_County http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronowo,_Nowy_Dw%C3%B3r_Gda%C5%84ski_County].
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Wikipedia. "Broniewo, Pomeranian Voivodeship." Web. 18 November 2013. [http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broniewo,_Pomeranian_Voivodeship http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broniewo,_Pomeranian_Voivodeship].
  
 
Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 28 November 2012. [http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=2051].
 
Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 28 November 2012. [http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=2051].

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Gross Brunau (now Broniewo, Poland)
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Gross Brunau (Groß Brunau; now known as Broniewo; coordinates: 54.2825, 19.030556 [54° 16′ 57″ N, 19° 1′ 50″ E]; population in 1905, 239; in 2013, 182) is located approximately 9 kilometres (5.7 miles) north-west of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof) and 25 km. (15 mi.) east of the regional capital Gdańsk (Danzig).

Gross Brunau was founded in 1356. Until 1793 Gross Brunau was part of Danzig. The Second Partition of Poland in 1793 added Danzig and its surrounding territory to the province of West Prussia. Gross Brunau was situated in the district (Kreis) of Marienburg until the establishment of the Free City of Danzig in 1920. The village came under the control of Nazi Germany during World War II until February 1945, when it was occupied by Soviet forces and returned to Poland. Today it is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stegna, within Nowy Dwór Gdański County, Pomeranian Voivodeship.

The 1776 Prussian census lists one Mennonite family by the name of Lammert in Brunau, while the 1793 census lists three Mennonites families in Gross Brunau, Enss, Friesen, and Thun. In 1820, the village together with Altschloss had 471 residents, including 6 Mennonites.

Mennonites who were residents of Gross Brunau were members of the Bärwalde Mennonite Church.

Bibliography

Stowarzyszenie Konserwatorów Zabytków. "Bronowo." Catalogue of Monuments of Dutch Colonization in Poland. 2005. Web. 28 November 2012. http://holland.org.pl/art.php?kat=obiekt&id=295&lang=en.

Wikipedia. "Broniewo, Pomeranian Voivodeship." Web. 18 November 2013. http://http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broniewo,_Pomeranian_Voivodeship.

Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 28 November 2012. http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=2051.

Maps

Map:Bronowo, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published November 2012


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Thiessen, Richard D. "Gross Brunau (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. November 2012. Web. 22 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gross_Brunau_(Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=103570.

APA style

Thiessen, Richard D. (November 2012). Gross Brunau (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gross_Brunau_(Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=103570.




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