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Muravyevka, a village in the Mennonite settlement of Alt-Samara or Alexandertal in the province of Samara, about 80 miles (130 km) north of the city of Samara, was founded in 1863 by Mennonites from West Prussia, when the Russian government granted permission for 100 additional families to immigrate. In 1913 the village had 59 Mennonite inhabitants and maintained a German school.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 191.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1957

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Hege, Christian. "Muravyevka (Samara Oblast, Volga District, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 30 Apr 2017.,_Volga_District,_Russia)&oldid=144458.

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Hege, Christian. (1957). Muravyevka (Samara Oblast, Volga District, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 April 2017, from,_Volga_District,_Russia)&oldid=144458.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 789. All rights reserved.

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