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Kohnert is a Mennonite family formerly found both in East and West Prussia. This family is of Dutch descent, the name Kohnert being the same as the Dutch Christian name Koenraad (Conrad). Salomon Kohnert was a preacher in the Waterlander congregation of Lithuania (Memel-Niederung) in 1743-1800. Andreas Kohnert served as preacher at Schweinsgrube (congregation Stuhmsche Niederung) 1764-d. 1788; in the same congregation, then called Tragheimerweide, David Kohnert, of Klein Schardau, was a preacher in 1859- ca. 1890.


Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden. Amsterdam.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Kohnert family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 Sep 2014.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Kohnert family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 September 2014, from

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 213. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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