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Lobenbach is a hamlet near Stein on the Kocher River in Baden, Germany, the seat of a Mennonite congregation in the 19th century which met alternately here and in Lautenbach near Neckarsulm. Lobenbacherhof is first mentioned as a congregation in A. Huntzinger's Religions-, Kirchen- und Schulwesen der Mennoniten (Speyer, 1830) as having three families with 20 persons. In 1857, according to J. Mannhardt's Namens-Verzeichnis, it had 40 baptized members, with Christian Funk of Kochendorf as preacher. In 1888 Mannhardt's Jahrbuch calls the congregation Lautenbach-Lobenbach with Heinrich Landes as elder (1885-1918) with 52 baptized members. By 1904 it was called Lobenbach-Heilbronn in the Gemeinde-Kalender, and by 1915 Heilbronn alone.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: II, 674.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1957


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Bender, Harold S. "Lobenbach (Baden-Württemberg,Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 23 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lobenbach_(Baden-W%C3%BCrttemberg,Germany)&oldid=118508.

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Bender, Harold S. (1957). Lobenbach (Baden-Württemberg,Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lobenbach_(Baden-W%C3%BCrttemberg,Germany)&oldid=118508.




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