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Franz Peter Glassmann
      Father Glassman, son of Johannes Glassman & Barbara Riedel, was born in 25 June 1852 in Rohleder. He was ordained on 29 June 1875. He began his service in 1887 in the Schuck Parish. He served the Kamenka Parish from 1906 to 1912. In 1904 he also served as priest in the Volmer Parish. From 1913 to 1914, he served in Husaren. He resigned his call and spent his final days in Volmer where he died on 21 April 1917. He is buried in the Volmer cemetery.

Sources

- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das Religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen - Katholischer Teil (Stuttgart: Selbstverlag Joseph Schnurr, 1980): 337.
- 1857 Census of Rohleder.
- Tombstone in the Volmer Cemetery.

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Photo of the tombstone of Fr. Glassmann. It is reported to be the only tombstone surviving in the Volmer Cemetery.
Source: Vladimir Kakorin.