Mary Neufeld and the Repphun Story: From the Molotschna to Manitoba
Mary Repphun Neufeld was born in Russia in 1905. Her parents had 19 children many of whom did not survive childhood in peasent Russia. In 1910 Mary was sent to work and live in the Neufeld home. Most of the family immigrated to America before World War I. Mary and one of her sisters immigrated soon after the war. She lived with her family before moving to Canada to marry John Neufeld. She remained in Canada and raised a family while her siblings had their families in the United States. This book contains short articles on her siblings as well as information on both her original family and her foster family as they left Russia and came to North America.
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Preface and Acknowledgement
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Abram H Alexanderkrone Amelia Repphun America arrived August brother Canada church Colwell Corydon Ave door Egan Eleanor Emily and Mary farm father friends Fuerstenau Fulton Township Geraldton girls Gratiot County Halbstadt Hannah Hannah's daughter Henry Repphun Herman and Katharina horses Immigration Ionia Isaak Ithaca Jake January John Jr Josh Neufeld July June Justina Roberts Justina writes kitchen Klassen Kornelius Kornelsen Lena Ely letter lived Louise Manitoba Maple Rapids Maria married Mary Ackerson Mary and John Mary continues Mary Neufeld Mary Selig Mary's Mennonite Michigan Molotschna Moscow mother November October parents passport Perrinton Peter and Regina Peter Repphun Photo from Justina Photo from Mary Reeves Regina Repphun family residence rubles Russia Ruth Neufeld Sarah Schoensee sister soldiers Sophia STORY Copyright Sunday Toews Tokmak took trees troops village Walter week White Army Wilhelm Winnipeg workers Zene Zittel