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Reichsweiler (French, Ricqueviller), near Rappersweiler, a few miles from Colmar, was one of the first villages in Alsace to admit Swiss Mennonites fleeing from oppression in the canton of Bern. With the help of Beatus Fischer, a patrician of Bern, they settled here as early as 1671.

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Gratz, Delbert L. Bernese Anabaptists. Scottdale, 1953: 38.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Reichsweiler (Alsace, France)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 25 Sep 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Reichsweiler_(Alsace,_France)&oldid=109922.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Reichsweiler (Alsace, France). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 September 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Reichsweiler_(Alsace,_France)&oldid=109922.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 275. All rights reserved.


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