Place:Nyzhnia Khortytsia, Zaporiz︠h︡z︠h︡i︠a︡, Zaporizhia, Ukraine

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NameNyzhnia Khortytsia
Alt namesNieder Chortitzasource: Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
Nischnaya Khortitzasource: Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates47.771°N 35.13°E
Located inZaporiz︠h︡z︠h︡i︠a︡, Zaporizhia, Ukraine
Also located inEkaterinoslav, Ekaterinoslav, Russia     (1803 - 1925)
Chortitza, Ekaterinoslav, Russia     (1803 - )
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Nyzhnia Khortytsia was founded in 1803 as the Mennonite village Nieder Chortitza 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.

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