Blumenfeld (Brazol Colony, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine)

Blumenfeld (often called Sagornoye), a village and Mennonite church in the Brazol colony in the Russian province of Ekaterinoslav (now Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine), district of Alexandrovsk. The village was founded in 1864, contained 6,611 dessiatines (ca. 18,000 acres), numbered (1911) 337 inhabitants and had a school attended by 20 pupils. The Mennonite congregation of the same name was organized in 1872, members of which also lived in the neighboring villages, Silberfeld and Blumenheim, and which formed a subsidiary of the Lichtenau-Petershagen church. Ministers who served the congregation were D. Janzen, G. Wiens, and P. Janzen.



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