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Pancratz, a Mennonite family formerly found among the Mennonites of West Prussia, Germany, particularly in the Flemish churches of Schönsee and Przechovka. Here Peter Pancratz was a preacher 1762 - d. c.1788, and Andreas Pancratz 1785-after 1802. Later some members of this family moved to Russia. Pancratz may have been a Slavic name, and its bearers of Slavic ancestry.

Bibliography

Reimer, Gustav E. Die Familiennamen der westpreussischen Mennoniten. Weierhof: Mennonitische Geschichtsverein, 1940: 115.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Pancratz." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pancratz&oldid=76824.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Pancratz. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Pancratz&oldid=76824.




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