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Emblem and location of Griesheim, Germany Source: Wikipedia Commons
Griesheim in the Palatinate, Germany (coordinates: 49° 51′ 50″ N, 8° 33′ 50″ E), is mentioned in 1732 as a Mennonite congregation, with Hans Burkhalter as preacher. Later on in the 18th century the Griesheim Mennonites belonged to the Ober-Flörsheim congregation.


Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam, 1883-84: v. I, Nos. 1248 f., 1472.

Müller, Ernst. Geschichte der Bernischen Täufer. Frauenfeld: Huber, 1895. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. de Graaf, 1972: 211.


Map:Griesheim, Hessen

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Griesheim (Hessen, Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 10 Feb 2016.,_Germany)&oldid=109109.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Griesheim (Hessen, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 February 2016, from,_Germany)&oldid=109109.

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