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Strohm (Strahm), a Mennonite family, formerly living in [[Switzerland]]. Ulrich Strohm emigrated to the [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]], [[Germany]], in 1671; Martin Strahm (Strohm), of Höchstetten, was in prison at [[Bern (Switzerland)|Bern]], Switzerland, because of his Mennonite convictions, and was expelled from the country in 1711; he probably also settled in the Palatinate. Here Heinrich Strohm was a preacher of the [[Ober-Flörsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Oberflörsheim]] and Griesheim congregations 1758-90, and Johannes Strohm was a preacher of the [[Erpolzheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Erpolzheim]] and [[Friesenheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Friesenheim]] united congregation 1757-80. Another Johannes Strohm (born 1781 at[[Kriegsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)| Kriegsheim]], died 1852 at West Point, Iowa), a preach­er of Schway, Bavaria, 1821-47, immigrated to Amer­ica with some children and many grandchildren. One of these was the preacher Matthias Strahm.
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Strohm (Strahm), a Mennonite family, formerly living in [[Switzerland]]. Ulrich Strohm immigrated to the [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]], [[Germany]], in 1671; Martin Strahm (Strohm), of Höchstetten, was in prison at [[Bern (Switzerland)|Bern]], Switzerland, because of his Mennonite convictions, and was expelled from the country in 1711; he probably also settled in the Palatinate. Here Heinrich Strohm was a preacher of the [[Ober-Flörsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Oberflörsheim]] and Griesheim congregations 1758-90, and Johannes Strohm was a preacher of the [[Erpolzheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Erpolzheim]] and [[Friesenheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Friesenheim]] united congregation 1757-80. Another Johannes Strohm (born 1781 at[[Kriegsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)| Kriegsheim]], died 1852 at West Point, Iowa), a preach­er of Schway, Bavaria, 1821-47, immigrated to Amer­ica with some children and many grandchildren. One of these was the preacher Matthias Strahm.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
<em>Mennonite Quarterly Review</em>: XXX (1956): 164, No. 62.
 
<em>Mennonite Quarterly Review</em>: XXX (1956): 164, No. 62.

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Strohm (Strahm), a Mennonite family, formerly living in Switzerland. Ulrich Strohm immigrated to the Palatinate, Germany, in 1671; Martin Strahm (Strohm), of Höchstetten, was in prison at Bern, Switzerland, because of his Mennonite convictions, and was expelled from the country in 1711; he probably also settled in the Palatinate. Here Heinrich Strohm was a preacher of the Oberflörsheim and Griesheim congregations 1758-90, and Johannes Strohm was a preacher of the Erpolzheim and Friesenheim united congregation 1757-80. Another Johannes Strohm (born 1781 at Kriegsheim, died 1852 at West Point, Iowa), a preach­er of Schway, Bavaria, 1821-47, immigrated to Amer­ica with some children and many grandchildren. One of these was the preacher Matthias Strahm.

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Mennonite Quarterly Review: XXX (1956): 164, No. 62.

Müller, Ernst. Geschichte der Bernischen Täufer. Frauenfeld: Huber, 1895. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. de Graaf, 1972: 202, 307.

Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden. Amsterdam.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Strohm (Strahm) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 27 Aug 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Strohm_(Strahm)_family&oldid=113146.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Strohm (Strahm) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 August 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Strohm_(Strahm)_family&oldid=113146.




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