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Hildebrand (Hildebrandt, Hilbrandt), a Mennonite name of Prussian background originally found in the congregations Rosenort, Fürstenwerder, Tiegenhagen, and Ladekopp. From here the name was transplanted to Russia and America. In Russia Peter Hildebrandt was an outstanding pioneer minister, Kornelius Hildebrandt was a pioneer industrialist, and J. J. Hildebrand of Winnipeg, MB wrote a number of books on the Mennonites. There are also some Hildebrands among the Mennonites (MC) of Virginia.

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Reimer, Gustav E. Die Familiennamen der Westpreussischen Mennoniten. Weierhof, 1940.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1955


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Hildebrand (Hildebrandt, Hilbrandt) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 13 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hildebrand_(Hildebrandt,_Hilbrandt)_family&oldid=121338.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1955). Hildebrand (Hildebrandt, Hilbrandt) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hildebrand_(Hildebrandt,_Hilbrandt)_family&oldid=121338.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 740. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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