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A small group of [[Old Order Amish|Old Order Amish]] settled near Jerome, Hillsdale County, [[Michigan (State)|Michigan]], in the spring of 1945. This group included the families of Levi, Albert, and Peter Stoll, and William J. Schrock. In 1955 the resident minister was Amos Stoll, and Albert Graber of Middlebury, Indiana, had bishop oversight. The 1949 membership was 39.
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A small group of [[Old Order Amish|Old Order Amish]] settled near Jerome, Hillsdale County, [[Michigan (USA)|Michigan]], in the spring of 1945. This group included the families of Levi, Albert, and Peter Stoll, and William J. Schrock. In 1955 the resident minister was Amos Stoll, and Albert Graber of Middlebury, Indiana, had bishop oversight. The 1949 membership was 39.
  
 
Amos Stoll moved to Carlisle, [[Indiana (USA)|Indiana]] in 1955 leaving the settlement without a minister. Most families moved away, but a few remained. They allowed use of automobiles soon after 1956. A small non-affiliated Mennonite church known as Hillsdale Faith Church emerged from this group.
 
Amos Stoll moved to Carlisle, [[Indiana (USA)|Indiana]] in 1955 leaving the settlement without a minister. Most families moved away, but a few remained. They allowed use of automobiles soon after 1956. A small non-affiliated Mennonite church known as Hillsdale Faith Church emerged from this group.
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Luthy, David. <em>The Amish in America: Settlements that Failed, 1840-1960. </em>Aylmer, ON: Pathway Publishers, 1986: 204-208.
 
Luthy, David. <em>The Amish in America: Settlements that Failed, 1840-1960. </em>Aylmer, ON: Pathway Publishers, 1986: 204-208.
 
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Latest revision as of 19:02, 24 July 2017

A small group of Old Order Amish settled near Jerome, Hillsdale County, Michigan, in the spring of 1945. This group included the families of Levi, Albert, and Peter Stoll, and William J. Schrock. In 1955 the resident minister was Amos Stoll, and Albert Graber of Middlebury, Indiana, had bishop oversight. The 1949 membership was 39.

Amos Stoll moved to Carlisle, Indiana in 1955 leaving the settlement without a minister. Most families moved away, but a few remained. They allowed use of automobiles soon after 1956. A small non-affiliated Mennonite church known as Hillsdale Faith Church emerged from this group.

Bibliography

Luthy, David. The Amish in America: Settlements that Failed, 1840-1960. Aylmer, ON: Pathway Publishers, 1986: 204-208.


Author(s) Albert Stoll
Sam Steiner
Date Published 2008


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Stoll, Albert and Sam Steiner. "Hillsdale County Old Order Amish Settlement (Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 2008. Web. 21 Sep 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hillsdale_County_Old_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Hillsdale_County,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=149187.

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Stoll, Albert and Sam Steiner. (2008). Hillsdale County Old Order Amish Settlement (Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 September 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hillsdale_County_Old_Order_Amish_Settlement_(Hillsdale_County,_Michigan,_USA)&oldid=149187.




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