Rosenort was the name of two villages in Prussia where Mennonites lived, Rosenort (now Jurandowo) in the Klein Werder region, and Rosenort (now Suchowo) in the Gross Werder region, where the Rosenort Mennonite Church was located. The name was transplanted from Prussia to the Molotschna settlement, Ukraine. From here it was transplanted by the Kleine Gemeinde to the West Reserve, Manitoba, and Jansen, Nebraska. It was also found in Swift Current, Saskatchewan; Cuauhtemoc and Durango, Mexico; and Fernheim (Chaco) and Volendam, Paraguay. (See Villages).
|Richard D. Thiessen|
|Date Published||February 2013|
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Krahn, Cornelius and Richard D. Thiessen. "Rosenort." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2013. Web. 17 Jan 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rosenort&oldid=67858.
Krahn, Cornelius and Richard D. Thiessen. (February 2013). Rosenort. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 January 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rosenort&oldid=67858.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 360. All rights reserved.
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