of Alberta

Gerbrandt family fonds

Accession 2008.030

Title and Physical Description

Gerbrandt family fonds. — [Copied ca. 2008 (originally created 1874-1931)]. — .5 cm of textual records

Administrative/Biographical History

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.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Finding Aids

No finding aid


Accession 2008.030
Last updated August 2012 – Jim Bowman

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