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Samland (Sambia), an area near Königsberg in former East Prussia. Mennonites from West Prussia settled here in 1714 and organized a congregation, which soon numbered about 250 members. For the history of this congregation see Lithuania, Bagdannen, and Tilsit.

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Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. 1, No. 701.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Samland (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 25 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Samland_(Kaliningrad_Oblast,_Russia)&oldid=111921.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Samland (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Samland_(Kaliningrad_Oblast,_Russia)&oldid=111921.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 412. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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