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U.S. Census TIGER/Line map'']]    The Fauquier County, [[Virginia (USA)|Virginia]], [[Old Order Amish|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 (USA)|Delaware]] and were joined by others from [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]], [[Ohio (State)|Ohio]], and [[Iowa (USA)|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.
 
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'']]    The Fauquier County, [[Virginia (USA)|Virginia]], [[Old Order Amish|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 (USA)|Delaware]] and were joined by others from [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]], [[Ohio (State)|Ohio]], and [[Iowa (USA)|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.
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Fauquier County, Virginia U.S. Census TIGER/Line map
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.


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. 1 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fauquier_County_Old_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Fauquier_County,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=94614.

APA style

Gingerich, Melvin. (1956). Fauquier County Old Order Amish Settlement (Fauquier County, Virginia, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Fauquier_County_Old_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Fauquier_County,_Virginia,_USA)&oldid=94614.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 318. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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