Fauquier County Old Order Amish Settlement (Fauquier County, Virginia, USA)

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The Fauquier County, Virginia, Old Order Amish congregation was organized in October 1945 under the leadership of William A. Simon, and Rudy Byler. The first settlers moved there from Delaware and were joined by others from Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Iowa. The settlement is located 45 miles south of Washington, D.C., near Warrenton, Virginia. In 1953 the 55 members were led by Bishop Daniel Nissley.

The settlement ended in about 1975.

Bibliography

Luthy, David. Why Some Amish Communities Fail: Extinct Settlements, 1961-2011. Aylmer, Ont.: Pathway Publishers, 2011: 23.


Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1956


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Gingerich, Melvin. "Fauquier County Old Order Amish Settlement (Fauquier County, Virginia, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 21 Aug 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fauquier_County_Old_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Fauquier_County,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=149188.

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Gingerich, Melvin. (1956). Fauquier County Old Order Amish Settlement (Fauquier County, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 August 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fauquier_County_Old_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Fauquier_County,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=149188.




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