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date: 12 November 2019

Voth, Henry Richertlocked

(15 April 1855–02 June 1931)
  • Roland Jones

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Voth, Henry Richert (15 April 1855–02 June 1931), missionary and ethnologist, was born in the Mennonite village of Alexanderwohl in southern Russia, the son of Cornelius Voth, a farmer and cabinetmaker, and Helena Richert. In 1874, together with his parents and the other residents of his home village, he migrated to south central Kansas, where he helped settle a new community of Alexanderwohl directly north of the town of Newton....

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