Aside from the famine during the winters towards the end of the forties in the 19th century, and the political and economical uncertainties in 1848-1849 caused by the German revolution, religious reasons seem to be the major motivation for emigrating to Canada from Probfeld. The emigrants from Probfeld were mainly Mennonites.


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