North Kildonan, Manitoba, was a township with an area of nine square miles, which was a northeastern suburb of Winnipeg, lying immediately adjacent to the city. In 1972 North Kildonan became part of Winnipeg, and now is a neighborhood in the city.
Mennonites began to settle in this area in 1928 when it was purely rural, and by the 1950s had built up a rather compact settlement of some 1,500 persons, practically all located in a single ward, which had a total population of about 2,300. Meanwhile the area had become largely urban, and the Mennonites were all workers in the urban area of Winnipeg and its suburbs. Practically all these Mennonites were of the newer immigration from Russia in 1922-1925, 1930-1931, and 1947-1951. There were two Mennonite churches in the district in 1957, one Mennonite Brethren, with about 500 members, and one General Conference Mennonite with 340 members. This was a unique urban Mennonite settlement, and was growing rapidly.
|Author(s)||Abram J Dick|
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Dick, Abram J. "North Kildonan (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 2 Mar 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=North_Kildonan_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=59639.
Dick, Abram J. (1957). North Kildonan (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2 March 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=North_Kildonan_(Winnipeg,_Manitoba,_Canada)&oldid=59639.
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