Series Hist.Mss.1.275.1 - Abraham P. Regier and Margarethe (Kroeger) Regier photograph collection

Abram Martens and younger brother sitting in car Portrait of Dietrich Elias Portrait of Frau Abram Martens of Halbstadt Schellenberg in uniform Young men on railroad under construction Portrait of Mr. Enns Portrait of Abram Redekop Group portrait of four young Russian Mennonite men Unnamed relative of Margarethe (Kroeger) Regier Group of forestry workers holding various musical instruments Anna (Martens) Kroeger's brother Nikolai Epp Abraham P. Regier in Red Cross uniform Gerhard or Peter Dyck Heinrich or Gerhard Dyck from Rosenthal
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CA MAO Hist.Mss.1.275.1


Abraham P. Regier and Margarethe (Kroeger) Regier photograph collection


  • [between 1898 and 1923] (Creation)

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66 photographs

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Abraham Peter Regier: pioneer and businessman; born 18 Feb. 1895 in Chortitza, South Russia, to Peter and Katharina Regier. In1920 he married Margarethe Kroeger. They had nine children, three sons and six daughters. The Regiers immigrated to Alberta in 1923 and moved to the Niagara Peninsula in 1943. He was a founding members of the Niagara Township Credit Union Ltd.

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The daughter of David and Margareta (Krahn) Kroeger, Margarethe married Abraham P. Regier in 1920. Her family were makers of the famous “Mennonite” Kroeger wall clocks in Ukraine. Abraham and Margarethe had nine children. The couple immigrated to Canada, settling first in Alberta in 1923, and in the Niagara Peninsular in 1943.

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Donated by Henry Regier in 2014

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This series contains the photograph collection of the Regiers. Photographs of family and friends taken in Russia are included. Scope and content notes for individual photographs is supplied from information on the photographs themselves, and Henry Regier.

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This series is part of the Abraham P. Regier and Margaretha (Kroeger) Regier family fonds (Hist.Mss. 1.275) in the Mennonite Archives of Ontario.

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  • English



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  • Box: 2015-1