Item 51.0 - Schoensee Mennonite congregation

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CA MHC 045-51.0


Schoensee Mennonite congregation


  • 1930 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 12 cm

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This is a photo of candidates for baptism. Schoensee congregation, Molotschna, 1930. Aeltester Alexander Ediger and wife born a Kathie Dyck are seated in the middle in the front. Ediger, born 1893, graduated from the Leningrad University, married married Kathie in 1919, was ordained as Aeltester in 1925. Devout Christian, remarkably able, outstanding musician, good public speaker, Chairman of Kommission fuer Kirchenangelegenheiten, and editor of "Unser Blatt". He was banished to Murmansk region in 1933; later on sent to eastern Siberia with wife. Kathie was sent back in 1938 and Alexander was not heard from again. Kathie escaped Russia and settled in Ontario; her surviving two children remained in Russia. [HR 81]

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 2.6
Resolution: 1863x1409

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