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Mennonites who were residents of Schwansdorfhöfchen were members of the [[Thiensdorf and Preußisch Rosengart Mennonite Church (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Thiensdorf]]-Markushof Mennonite Church.
 
Mennonites who were residents of Schwansdorfhöfchen were members of the [[Thiensdorf and Preußisch Rosengart Mennonite Church (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)|Thiensdorf]]-Markushof Mennonite Church.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
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Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 18 February 2013. [http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=5996].
 
Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 18 February 2013. [http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=5996].
 
 
  
 
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[[Map:Żurawina, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland|Map:Żurawina, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland]]
 
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Detailed map of Schwansdorfhöfchen, early 20th century Source: Archiwalne Mapy Pomorza Gdańskiego Archiwalne Mapy Pomorza Gdańskiego
Schwansdorfhöfchen (also known as Muckendorf, Muckensee, Schwansdorffhöfchen, Schwansdorfshöfchen, and Schwansdorferhöfchen; now known as Żurawina; coordinates: 54.097, 19.3866 [54° 5′ 49″ N, 19° 23′ 12″ E]; population in 1905, 16) is located approximately 8 kilometers south of Elbląg (Elbing), 22 km. south-east of Nowy Dwór Gdański (Tiegenhof), and 23 km north-east of Malbork (Marienburg).

Until 1772 Schwansdorfhöfchen was located in what was known as Royal Prussia (also known as Polish Prussia) in the Kingdom of Poland. The First Partition of Poland in 1772 resulted in the creation of a new province in 1773, called West Prussia, in which Schwansdorfhöfchen was located. Schwansdorfhöfchen was situated in the district (Kreis) of Marienburg until the end of World War I, when it came under the jurisdiction of the German province of East Prussia. At the outbreak of World War II in 1939, it came under the control of Nazi Germany. In February 1945 it was occupied by Soviet forces and eventually returned to Poland. In 2012 Żurawina was a village in the administrative district of Gmina Markusy, within Elbląg County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.

The Prussian census of 1776 lists two Mennonite families in Schwansdorfhöfchen with the following surnames: Niesen and Quiring. In 1820, Schwansdorfhöfchen had 17 residents, of which 11 were Mennonite.

Mennonites who were residents of Schwansdorfhöfchen were members of the Thiensdorf-Markushof Mennonite Church.

Bibliography

Wolf, Hans-Jürgen. "Familienforschung in Westpreußen." Web. 18 February 2013. http://www.westpreussen.de/cms/ct/ortsverzeichnis/details.php?ID=5996.

Maps

Map:Żurawina, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland


Author(s) Richard D Thiessen
Date Published February 2013


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Thiessen, Richard D. "Schwansdorfhöfchen (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2013. Web. 26 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schwansdorfh%C3%B6fchen_(Warmian-Masurian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=84855.

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Thiessen, Richard D. (February 2013). Schwansdorfhöfchen (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schwansdorfh%C3%B6fchen_(Warmian-Masurian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=84855.




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