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Johannes Kosciol
      Johannes Kosciol (also Koseiol and Kosczoll) was born 29 May 1855 in Bartelsdorf, Silesia. He married Marie Jordan, the youngest daughter of Pastor Jordan, his predecessor in Balzer. Pastor Kosciol died 28 February 1926 in Brunnental at the home of his son-in-law Grasmück.
      Pastor Kosciol was ordained on 15 October 1884 and served in the following parishes:
1886 Brunnental
1887-1892 Balzer
1892-1924 Gnadentau

Sources

- Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Russland: 1914.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 152.
- Volz, Jacob. Historical Review of the Balzerer (Lincoln, NE: Jubilee Committee, 1938): 6.

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