MHSA Archival Description Record
Title and Physical Description
Gerbrandt family fonds. — [Copied ca. 2008 (originally created 1874-1931)]. — .5 cm of textual records
Johan Gerbrandt, 1817-1889, was from a Mennonite family in southern Russia. His son Peter Gerbrandt, 1848-1915, migrated to southern Manitoba in the 1870s. He was a member of the Sommerfelder church and became a career farmer. Peter's son was Johan Gerbrandt, 1872-1926. Johan's son Johan (John) Gerbrandt, 1913- , lived at Olds, Alberta.
Scope & Content
The fonds consists of a photocopy of the Gerbrandt family's record of vital events; some photocopied fragments of correspondence; and a photocopied diary of agricultural practices (1912-1930).
Source of Supplied Title
Title based on the contents of the fonds
Source of Acquisition
Loaned for copying by John Gerbrandt, 2008.
The materials are in German
Originals are held by the Gerbrandt family.
No restrictions on access
No finding aid
Last updated August 2012 - Jim Bowman