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Jakob Amssler was a delegate of the Hutterian Brethren in Sobotište (then in Hungary), on 8 or 18 October 1655, who with Christoph Baumhauer received from Elector Palatine Karl Ludwig permission to colonize the Hutterian Brethren in Mannheim beside the "Rhine gate." Amssler, a smith by trade, had come from Switzerland, and on 18 March 1648 was chosen to serve as preacher in the church at Sobotište.

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Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in OesterreichUngarn. Vienna, 1883; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967: 477, 492.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 58.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1955


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Hege, Christian. "Amssler, Jakob (17th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 23 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Amssler,_Jakob_(17th_century)&oldid=106972.

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Hege, Christian. (1955). Amssler, Jakob (17th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Amssler,_Jakob_(17th_century)&oldid=106972.




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