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Herzhorn is a parish in southwest Holstein, Germany. The local pastor reported after the Thirty Years' War "that members of foreign religions like Anabaptists have settled here . . . but these have all died out; their children and descendants have, however, come into our church." In near-by Glückstadt the Anabaptists had lived three decades; during the disturbances of the war they had also settled in the surrounding country, without benefit of a special charter.


Detlefsen, "Geschichte des Kirchspiels Herzhorn." Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Schleswig-Holsteinische Geschichte. Kiel, 1898- : XXXIII.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff.  Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 292.

Author(s) Robert Dollinger
Date Published 1956

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Dollinger, Robert. "Herzhorn (Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 10 Feb 2016.,_Schleswig-Holstein,_Germany)&oldid=95217.

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Dollinger, Robert. (1956). Herzhorn (Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 February 2016, from,_Schleswig-Holstein,_Germany)&oldid=95217.

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