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Jakob Müller (1753-1827), born at Ibersheim, South Germany, was the first elder of the Mennonite Church at Einsiedel, Galicia, and an outstanding pioneer leader of that settlement. A number of his letters written to relatives in the Palatinate, which were printed by Bachmann, contain valuable information about the early Mennonite settlement in Galicia. He died 11 September 1827, having served the congregation for 43 years.

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Bachmann, Peter. Mennoniten in Kleinpolen, 1784-1934: Gedenkbuch zur Erinnerung an die Einwanderung der Mennoniten nach Kleinpolen (Galizien) vor 150 Jahren. Lemberg, 1934. Reprinted Lvov : Naukowej, 1980: 134-143.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1957

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Müller, Jakob (1753-1827)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 30 Apr 2017.,_Jakob_(1753-1827)&oldid=90281.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1957). Müller, Jakob (1753-1827). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 April 2017, from,_Jakob_(1753-1827)&oldid=90281.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 771. All rights reserved.

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