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Liborius Herbord Behning
      Pastor Liborius Herbord Behning, son of Pastor Georg Behning & Mathilde Krüger, was born 3 December 1862 in Sarata (Bessarabia) and died 26 March 1933 in Saratov. He was ordained on 18 October 1888.
      Pastor Behning married 20 April 1889 in Saratov to Bertha Assmus, daughter of merchant Jakob Assmus & Rosalie Rothermel. They are the parents of Liborius Eduard Behning who also served as a pastor.
      He studied theology in Dorpat and was ordained on 18 October 1888 in Odessa. Pastor Behning served the following parishes:
Beideck (1887-1888)
Messer (1889-1891)
Galka (1889-1901)
Saratov (1901-1926)
Sarepta (1926-1928)
Astrakhan (1928-1933)

Sources

- Amburger, Erik. Die Pastoren der evangelischen Kirchen Rußlands (Lüneburg, Germany: Institut Nordostdeutsches Kulturwerk, 1998).
- 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): 125, 191.

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