Peters, Jake (Jacob Ernie), 1955-

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Peters, Jake (Jacob Ernie), 1955-

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Jacob Ernie Peters was born 1955 in the Winkler area of Southern Manitoba. He grew up attending the Sommerfeld Mennonite Church. He attended the Winkler Bible Institute (WBI) and Canadian Mennonite Bible College in the late1970s and worked for a time at the Mennonite Heritage Centre archives in Winnipeg in the 1980s. He has authored or co-authored several books including The Waisenamt : a history of Mennonite inheritance custom, 1985; Mennonite private schools in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, 1874-1925, 1985; Church, family and village : essays on Mennonite life on the West Reserve / edited by Adolf Ens, Jacob E. Peters and Otto Hamm, 2001. He resides in Winnipeg and has interest in Mennonite history, bird watching, and the game of bridge.


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