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Besides the village of Petershagen in West Prussia and Petershagen on the Molotschna, there was also a Mennonite congregation in Petershagen on the Weser in the principality of Minden, Germany (52° 23′ 0″ N, 8° 58′ 0″ E). This congregation is found in the Dutch [[Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten

in de Vereenigde Nederlanden|Naamlijst]] 1766-1810. The congregation is said to have been founded by emigrant Swiss Mennonites. Petrus Staal (Peter Stahli?) was its preacher; the year of his ordination is not stated.  Particulars are not known.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Petershagen (Kreis Minden-Lübbecke, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 9 Oct 2015.,_Nordrhein-Westfalen,_Germany)&oldid=96007.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Petershagen (Kreis Minden-Lübbecke, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 9 October 2015, from,_Nordrhein-Westfalen,_Germany)&oldid=96007.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 155. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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