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Hochstett, a former Amish Mennonite congregation in France, became extinct in the 19th century. It was located about 10-15 miles (16-25 km)  northwest of Strasbourg, near the towns of Brumath and Hochfelden. The list of congregations represented at the Essingen Amish Mennonite Conference of 1779 includes a Hochstettler congregation represented by Christian Schenk and Hans Höfle (Mennonitische Geschichts-Blätter, where Hochstätten near Münster am Stein, Germany, is suggested as the location of the congregation). The text of the Essingen discipline as published in Mennonite Quarterly Review, however, names a Hoffstetter congregation represented by Andreas Imhoff and Christian Schantz. It is not clear whether the two (or three) congregations are identical.

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Almanach Menn. du Cinquantenaire (1901-1951): 35.

Mennonite Quarterly Review 11 (1937): 167.

Mennonitische Geschichtsblätter (1938): 54.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1956


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Bender, Harold S. "Hochstett (Alsace, France)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 20 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hochstett_(Alsace,_France)&oldid=95273.

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Bender, Harold S. (1956). Hochstett (Alsace, France). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hochstett_(Alsace,_France)&oldid=95273.




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