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Rev. Peter UNRAU

Male 1824 - 1915  (90 years)


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  • Name Peter UNRAU 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 27 Aug 1824  Liebenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Abt 1845  [2
    History "Er war Prediger unserer Gemeinde doch war seines hohen Alters wegen nicht im actievem Dienst." p. p360: "Aufnahme: im Jahr 1877 von der Rudnerweider Gem." p. p460: baptized by Benjamin Ratzlaff of Rudnerweide. p. p555: married to Helena Baltzer by Franz Goertz. "Church Book" p. 128 gives a birth date of 15 Aug. Was pastor at Rudnerweide Church in Molotschna, South Russia. They came to America on 29 Jun 1877. He became pastor of Alexanderwohl Church in Goessel, Kansas. 
    Immigration 29 Jun 1877  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Minister 
    Reference Number 248pe 
    Buried Abt Feb 1915  Alexanderwohl Friedhof Cemetery, Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Feb 1915  Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18731  Reid Family | David's side of the family, Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2014 

    Father Heinrich Heinrich UNRAU,   b. 4 Jun 1795, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1878, Liebenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Anna JANTZ,   b. Abt Mar 1802, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1874, Liebenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1822  Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sara BARTEL,   b. Abt 1831, Wernersdorf, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1866, Friedensruh, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1852  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Anna UNRAU,   b. 26 Nov 1852, Liebenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1927  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Peter S. UNRAU,   b. 5 Mar 1856, Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1931  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Maria UNRAU,   b. 10 Apr 1862, Friedensruh, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1954  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F13701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helena BALTZER,   b. 9 Feb 1845, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1927, Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1867  Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elisabeth UNRAU,   b. 15 May 1873, Friedensruh, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1909, Menno, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +2. Jakob B. UNRAU,   b. 30 Mar 1877, Friedensruh, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1960, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +3. Heinrich B. UNRAU,   b. 9 Mar 1881, Canton, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1967, Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F13377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jan 1852 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Feb 1915 - Alexanderwohl Friedhof Cemetery, Goessel, Marion, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 1915 - Goessel, Marion, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Unrau, Peter-1824 (HS)
    Unrau, Peter-1824 (HS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Records, Pg. 48.

    2. [S57] Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Records, Pg. 360.

    3. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 321.