Place:Khortitsa, Ekaterinoslav, Ekaterinoslav, Russia

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NameKhortitsa
Alt namesChortitzasource: Family History Library Catalog
Verkhni︠a︡i︠a︡ Khortit︠s︡asource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeFormer village
Coordinates47.866°N 35.013°E
Located inEkaterinoslav, Ekaterinoslav, Russia     (1789 - )
Also located inChortitza, Ekaterinoslav, Russia     (1789 - )
See alsoVerkhna Khortytsya, Zaporizhia, Ukrainebecame part of
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Khortitsa was founded in 1789 as a Mennonite village within the Chortitza Colony. The village was originally settled by German-speaking Mennonite immigrants from Prussia. Early census records (in German) can be found in Die Niederländisch-Niederdeutschen Hintergründe der Mennonitischen Ostwanderungen, by B. H. Unruh.

Latitude and longitude are approximate, based on Google Maps.

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