Preachers and the Pirate
Warkentin and Draper Family History
Mennonite Arrival in Manitoba, Canada
Anc of Jacob
Johann - Patriarch
Bishop Jacob (1791)
Abraham and Agata Warkentin
16. Abraham WARKENTIN was born in 1792 in Prussia. He died in 1851 in Tiege Russia.
Abraham Warkentin married a Widow Kroeker. The Warkentin family is
listed as the owners of Wirtschaft 4 in Tiege in the 1835 Molotschna
census: "Abraham Johann Warkentin, age 44, wife Agata age 25, children
from second wife, Johann Warkentin age 4, Abraham 3, Helena 2. Step-sons
Peter Peter Kroeker, age 36, 1830 to Margenau and Abraham Peter Kroeker,
age 29, wife Elizabeth 28 and daughter Helena 2"."
He married to Eva Neufeld after 1813. Eva Neufeld was
born in 1773 making her 19 years older than Abraham. She died before
1831. Eva is believed to be the "Widow" Kroeker referred to as Abraham's
wife. The census also refers to an Agata age 25, mother of Johann,
Abraham, Helena and Jacob.
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