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[[File:Ostrog.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Source: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Riwne-Ukraine-Map.png Wikipedia Commons]'']]    Ostrog (50° 20′ 0″ N, 26° 31′ 0″ E) a town formerly in [[Volhynia (Ukraine)|Volhynia]] near which Prussian Mennonite settlers from the Graudenz area settled in 1801-1812; they had first settled in 1787 at [[Michalin Mennonite Church (Volyn Oblast, Ukraine)|Michalin]], (sometimes called Deutsch-Michalin) southwest of Kiev. The first village settled was [[Karolswalde (Rivne Oblast, Ukraine)|Karolswalde]], four miles (6.4 km.) south of Ostrog. Ultimately the settlement was composed of 9 villages, most of them south of Ostrog. Virtually the entire group emigrated in 1874 to [[Canton (Kansas, USA)|Canton]] and [[Bergthal Mennonite Church (Pawnee Rock, Kansas, USA)|Pawnee Rock]], [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], and Avon, [[South Dakota (USA)|South Dakota]].
 
 
'']]    Ostrog (50° 20′ 0″ N, 26° 31′ 0″ E) a town formerly in [[Volhynia (Ukraine)|Volhynia]] near which Prussian Mennonite settlers from the Graudenz area settled in 1801-1812; they had first settled in 1787 at [[Michalin Mennonite Church (Volyn Oblast, Ukraine)|Michalin]], (sometimes called Deutsch-Michalin) southwest of Kiev. The first village settled was [[Karolswalde (Rivne Oblast, Ukraine)|Karolswalde]], four miles (6.4 km.) south of Ostrog. Ultimately the settlement was composed of 9 villages, most of them south of Ostrog. Virtually the entire group emigrated in 1874 to [[Canton (Kansas, USA)|Canton]] and [[Bergthal Mennonite Church (Pawnee Rock, Kansas, USA)|Pawnee Rock]], [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], and Avon, [[South Dakota (USA)|South Dakota]].
 
 
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Ostrog (50° 20′ 0″ N, 26° 31′ 0″ E) a town formerly in Volhynia near which Prussian Mennonite settlers from the Graudenz area settled in 1801-1812; they had first settled in 1787 at Michalin, (sometimes called Deutsch-Michalin) southwest of Kiev. The first village settled was Karolswalde, four miles (6.4 km.) south of Ostrog. Ultimately the settlement was composed of 9 villages, most of them south of Ostrog. Virtually the entire group emigrated in 1874 to Canton and Pawnee Rock, Kansas, and Avon, South Dakota.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959


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Bender, Harold S. "Ostrog (Rivne Oblast, Ukraine)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 21 Oct 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ostrog_(Rivne_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=95981.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). Ostrog (Rivne Oblast, Ukraine). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 October 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ostrog_(Rivne_Oblast,_Ukraine)&oldid=95981.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1113. All rights reserved.


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