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Stemen Mennonite (Mennonite Church) Church (now extinct), located near Pickerington, Franklin County, Ohio. The meetinghouse was built about 1890 by Benoni Ste­men, a wealthy farmer and successful breeder of Galloway cattle. He settled his children on farms around his own and sought to revive the declining interest in the Mennonite faith. But efforts to estab­lish a Sunday school failed; the young people preferred the services in the "English" churches, and the building, falling into disuse, was sold and the benches removed to the Turkey Run Mennonite Church in Perry County.


Author(s) John S Umble
Date Published 1959


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Umble, John S. "Stemen Mennonite Church (Pickerington, Ohio, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 21 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stemen_Mennonite_Church_(Pickerington,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=113660.

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Umble, John S. (1959). Stemen Mennonite Church (Pickerington, Ohio, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stemen_Mennonite_Church_(Pickerington,_Ohio,_USA)&oldid=113660.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 629. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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