Mennonite
Historical
Society

of Alberta

Cary Sweet fonds, 20 cm.

Title and Description,

Cary Sweet fonds, 20 cm. genealogical church and family records

Administrative/Biographical History

Cary Sweet is a person interested in Mennonite and family genealogy who worked with members of the Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society in the publication of the Sommerfelder Gemeinde Buch, Register of the Church at West Lynne, 1881-1935.   He was also interested in church recrods of the Sommerfelder Swift Current Colony, and collected or compiled numerous family genealogies.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photocpies of handwritten church records and family registers, reports and histories.

Source of Acquisition

Gift by Cary Sweet.

Finding Aid

Files 1.1 to 1.6 Photocpies of Sommerfelder Church Registers, 1881-1926
Files 1.6a and 1.6b.  Photocpies of Swift Current Colony Church Registers.
1.7 Descendants of Herman Bueckert, 1851-1937 and (1) Sarah Driedger and (2) Agatha Redekop.
1.8 Descendants of Peter Bueckert, b. 1820 and Elizabeth Martens, b. 1820.
1.9 Descendants of Peter Bueckert, 1842-1912 and Anna Bergen, 1845-1927.
1.10 Descendants of Peter Bueckert, 1842-1912 and Anna Bergen, 1845-1927. (more detailed that 1.9)
1.11 The family of Agatha Banman (nee Goertzen).
1-12 Family of Franz, b. 1933, and Maria Klassen, b. 1937.
2-13 a and b, Helene Braun, The Klassen clan from Koup to Canada
2-14 A Brief History and Family Registers compiled by Garry W. Bueckert
2-15 Franz and Anna Guenther and their descendants.  Collections and Reflections, Compiled by J.G.G.
2-16 Miscellaneous genealogical information.
2-17 Katie Peters, transcript of Winkler MB Church Register
2-18 Sommerfelder Gemeindebuch, floppy discs.
2-19 Swift Colony Gemeindebuch
2-20 Franz Buecker, Record regarding settlement.

Related Material

Sommerfelder Gemeindebuch.  Registrs of the Church at West Lynne, 1881-1935, edited by Henry Unger, Martha Martens and Adolf Ens, Winnipeg: Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, 2004.