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Aelt. Dirk WARKENTIN[1, 2]

Male 1815 - 1869  (54 years)


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  • Name Dirk WARKENTIN 
    Prefix Aelt. 
    Born 7 Dec 1815 
    Gender Male 
    History Dirk had a twin sister Cornelia. Dirk was elected as Elder (Aeltester/Bishop) of the Lichtenau/Petershagen Mennonite Church of Molotschna, South Russia in 1842 following the Russian government's deposing of Elder Jacob Warkentin of Altonau from the leadership of the large Flemish Congregation. In 1842 that church was divided into three by the government and they elected three elders to lead the divided church. Dirk was elder of the Lichtenau/Petershagen third of the large Flemish Congregation. 
    Reference Number 253di 
    Died 11 Dec 1869 
    Person ID I41335  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2017 

    Father Dirk Johann WARKENTIN,   b. 10 Nov 1788, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1837, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Susanna FRIESEN,   b. 10 Dec 1785, Tiegenhagen, Gross Werder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1819, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1810  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F27957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria SCHWARZ,   b. 25 Dec 1817,   d. 19 Oct 1881  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1835  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Gerhard WARKENTIN,   b. 19 Oct 1839, Petershagen, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1909  (Age 70 years)
     2. Dietrich WARKENTIN,   b. 14 Feb 1845, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1887, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     3. Abram Dietrich WARKENTIN,   b. 26 Apr 1854, Petershagen, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1919, Karpovka, Memrik Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +4. Susanna WARKENTIN,   b. 15 Apr 1856, Petershagen, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1895, Karpovka, Memrik Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Family ID F27965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S247] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 4.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S486] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 2016), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    3. [S121] 1835 Census of the Molotschna Colony, Petershagen, Altonau #5.