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Gerbeviller, a town eight miles (13 km) south of Lunéville, France, where a Mennonite congregation was formed in 1908. It was, however, short-lived. Until 1914 the elders Pierre Sommer and Joseph Schmouker served it. After the outbreak of World War I religious services were omitted, for the region lay in the battle area. The town was completely destroyed, and most of the Mennonites moved away.

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Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: II, 75.

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Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1956


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Hege, Christian. "Gerbéviller (Lorraine, France)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 22 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gerb%C3%A9viller_(Lorraine,_France)&oldid=87775.

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Hege, Christian. (1956). Gerbéviller (Lorraine, France). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gerb%C3%A9viller_(Lorraine,_France)&oldid=87775.




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