Month: November 2017

Oberlehrer Jan Arnošt Hančka. Headmaster and Cantor in Purschwitz.

ČMS 1929:62-4. Obituary 108.  Oberlehrer Jan Arnošt Hančka. Headmaster and Cantor in Purschwitz. *11.9.1867 – †17.6.1928 Translated from Upper Sorbian by Gerald Stone on 11 October 2017 at the request of the Wendish Research Exchange. -0-  Arnošt Hančka was born on 11 September 1867 in Guttau, where his father had a farm. His childhood years …

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The Last Wendish Sermon in Serbin, Texas

This article by Trudla Malinkowa (Gertrud Mahling) first appeared in Rozhlad, Lětnik 64, Fall 2014, pgs. 16-22 and then, with Peter Barker and Weldon Mersiovsky, and an introduction by David Zersen, in the Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly, Volume 88, Number 3, Fall 2015, pg. 59-72. The Introduction is from the Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly. Introduction European …

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Jan Kilian and the Emigration of the Sorbian Lutherans

Jan Kilian und die Auswanderung der sorbischen Lutheraner / Jan Kilian and the Emigration of the Sorbian Lutherans, written by Trudla Malinkowa (Gertrud Mahling) and translated by Jay Cram first appeared in: Eduard Ludwig Nollau Mission und Migration im 19. Jahrhundert. Eine Spurensuche / Eduard Ludwig Nollau: Searching for Traces of Migration and Mission in …

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