Tobias Christian S. Kaufman: Birth: 12 Jul 1862. Death: 16 Jan 1936
Note: Rev. Christian Kaufman <http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bobstrong&id=I154369>and his wife, their 4 children, and some 70 other families came in 1874 from Volhynia <http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/volhynia_ukraine> to Yankton in the Dakota Territory of America. In 1879 Christian was ordained elder by Elder Jacob Stucky <http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/stucky_jacob> of Moundridge, Kansas, who also baptized 19 individuals, the first Mennonite baptism among the pioneers in this area. Together with Friedrich C. Ortman he was instrumental in starting Freeman Junior College. <http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/freeman_junior_college_freeman_south_dakota_usa> On Feb 9, 1861 he married Anna Stucky (1840 - 1913).(GC Mennonite Pioneers, 1973) Burial:Salem Mennonite Church Cemetery </cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=39243412&CRid=2229550&> FreemanHutchinson CountySouth Dakota, USA Created by: Adalbert Goertz <fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=46892922>Record added: Jul 09, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 39243412
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