Osterfeld (Am Trakt Settlement, Samara, Russia)

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Osterfeld, one of ten villages in the province of Samara in the Mennonite settlement Am Trakt, which was settled in 1854-1873 by Mennonites from West Prussia, Germany (see Malyschna). Osterfeld was founded in 1872; its inhabitants were members of the Köppental-Orloff (Am Trakt) congregation, which had 1,535 members and 760 children in 1905.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 314.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1959

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Hege, Christian. "Osterfeld (Am Trakt Settlement, Samara, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Aug 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Osterfeld_(Am_Trakt_Settlement,_Samara,_Russia)&oldid=145973.

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Hege, Christian. (1959). Osterfeld (Am Trakt Settlement, Samara, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 August 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Osterfeld_(Am_Trakt_Settlement,_Samara,_Russia)&oldid=145973.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 91. All rights reserved.

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