Johann Jantzen Diary, 1839-1976
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Record Series Number: 00/MS.549
Created by: Jantzen, Johann (1823-1903)
Volume: 0.3 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 03/28/2006. English translation from Helen "Ruth" Jantzen Unruh, 16 August 2006
Biographical Note for Jantzen, Johann (1823-1903) :

Born 6 October 1823, Neuteichshinterfeld, Prussia. Parents Abraham Jantzen and Gertrude Jantzen.

Baptized 1842 in the Ladekopp congregation.

Married Sara Jantzen, 24 July 1851. Moved to Neuendorf near Danzig. Elected minister in the Quadendorf congregation 1856.

Married Lisette Jantzen 1858.

Moved to Saratov, Russia, 1869. To Central Asia 1881. To Nebraska 1884.

Married Agnetha Dyck 1873. Married Catherina Wiebe 1880.

Died 5 October 1903, near Beatrice, Nebraska.

Access Restrictions: open for research
Subject Index
Mennonites - Nebraska
Mennonites - Poland - Prussia, West
Mennonites - Russia
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
German [ger]
Acquisition Notes: Jantzen, Paul  donation