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Isaac is a Mennonite name of Prussian background appearing early in the church records of Tiegenhagen, Ladekopp, Rosenort, Heubuden, Elbing, and other congregations. From Prussia this name was transplanted to the Mennonite settlements of the Ukraine. Franz Isaac was the author of Die Molotschnaer Mennoniten (Halbstadt, 1908). From the Ukraine the name was spread over Russia and also transplanted to the United States in the 1870s and to Canada and South America after World War I.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1957


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Isaac (Isaak, Isac) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 22 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Isaac_(Isaak,_Isac)_family&oldid=121337.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1957). Isaac (Isaak, Isac) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Isaac_(Isaak,_Isac)_family&oldid=121337.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, pp. 53-54. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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