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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. 4 Sep 2015.,_Hilbrandt)_family&oldid=121338.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1955). Hildebrand (Hildebrandt, Hilbrandt) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 4 September 2015, from,_Hilbrandt)_family&oldid=121338.

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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