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Aberdeen Mennonite Church fonds

  • CA MHCA SK 1
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2000

This fonds consists of bulletins (1982-2000), newsletters (1982), minutes (1976-2000), annual reports (1956-1996) and constitution([197-]) The records pertain to the development of the Mennonite congregation at Aberdeen, Saskatchewan and they documents the leaders and participants of this congregation.

Aberdeen Mennonite Church

Abraham A. Friesen fonds

  • CA MHCA MSS 1
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1958

This fonds consists primarily of correspondence, official negotiation, and memoranda of the Study Commission sent to North America by Mennonites in Russia in 1920-1921 to investigate migration to North America. Also included is similar material for the Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization. Extensive correspondence between Friesen and David Toews, Benjamin H. Unruh, Benjamin B. Janz, Peter H. Unruh, and other Mennonite leaders are included. Several files deal with the case of "the 62", sixty two young male Mennonite refugees who left Russia for the United States via Constantinopol in the early 1920s. Folder 124 contains a good photo of the group. Some genealogical material for Russian Mennonite emigrants for the 1920s can be found here. The "notebooks" folder includes Friesen's passport and diaries.

Friesen, Abraham A., 1885-1948

Abraham B. Hiebert fonds

  • CA MHCA Volume 5014:4
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1924, 2002

This fonds consists of transcribed and translated letters written to Dr. Abraham B. Hiebert and his family by family and friends in Russia, United States, and Canada. Some letters are general correspondence, others are letters requesting medical assistance, or invitations to funerals. The letters show the connection of family members in various countries, the importance of doctors, and current events in the Mennonite communities. Ed Falk transliterated and translated the letters and added footnotes and appendixes with the help of Peter Wiebe and his son Bruce Wiebe.

Hiebert, Abraham B., 1847-1914

Abraham D. ("A.D.") Friesen Fonds

  • CA MHCA Volume 647, 3240, Cassette tape 29-30
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1965, predominant 1942-1975

This fonds contains some personal correspondence, a record book of bread loans (Brotschuld) in 1874 and 1875, a document concerning Mennonites and the conscription law in Saskatchewan in 1918. There are also a number of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings of Mennonite individuals and events from between 1924 and 1975. Two tapes contain an interview with A. D. Friesen in 1973 and his funeral service in 1975.

Friesen, Abraham D.

Abraham D. Stoesz fonds

  • CA MHCA Volumes 3348-3355
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1980, predominant 1948-1980

This fonds consists of research files and primary material collected by Abraham D. Stoesz for the purpose of publishing a Stoesz book. There are letters, documents inherited from his father and other ancestors, birth and marriage certificates, citizenship records, photographs and other family records. In addition to the Stoesz family materials, there is also some Harder genealogical information including excerpts from a Jacob Harder (1789-1857) diary. The records are arranged by topics such as "correspondence" and persons of the Stoesz and Harder lineage.

Stoesz, Abraham

Abraham Doerksen fonds

  • CA MHCA Volume 2230, 4370, 2105-3; microfilm 351
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1928

This fonds consists of a ledger and some loose papers. The ledger includes lists of sermons preached by Abraham Doerksen and lists of baptisms. The loose papers include correspondence, baptismal records and obituaries. The documents from the Christian Heritage Library include a book entitled "The Family Tree of Abraham Doerksen, Regina Hoeppner and Descendants", as well as writings, sermons and his certificate of baptism which exempted him from military service in World War I.

Doerksen, Abraham

Abraham Schroeder fonds

  • CA MHCA Vol. 2119-3
  • Fonds
  • 1906?

This fonds contains one sermon which is a general sermon about the weakness of human beings and how they become lost without the guidance of the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ, based on Psalm 119.

Schroeder, Abraham, 1845-1907

Abram A. Kroeker fonds

  • CA MHCA Vol. 2114-1
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1945-1962

This fonds contains 47 lessons and sermons mostly related to Christian education. It also contains two or three anniversary sermons Kroeker was specially asked to do.

Kroeker, Abram A., 1892-1981

Abram A. Teichroeb fonds

  • CA MHCA Vol. 2121-3
  • Fonds
  • 1959

This fonds contains sermon notes based on I Corinthians 1:25.

Teichroeb, Abram A., 1907-1991

Abram Bergen fonds

  • CA MHCA Vol. 2104-2
  • Fonds
  • 1912

This fonds contains one funeral sermon written on January 27, 1912.

Bergen, Abram, 1842-1916

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