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Stuckey (Stucky, Stucki), a Mennonite family of Swiss descent, originally living in the Bernese Ober­land. Peter Stucki died as a martyr at Bernin 1538. In the 18th and 19th centuries members of this family lived in the Bernese Jura, particularly in the Pruntrut (Porrentruy) district. By the early 18th century some Swiss Stuckis had settled in Al­sace; Christen Stucki (born circa 1687) of Diemtigen in the Bernese Oberland was one of the emigrants to the Netherlands in 1711, and settled with this family near Sappemeer. His descendants in the 19th century left the Mennonite Church.

The first Stuckeys in America came from Alsace in 1830 (see Stuckey, Joseph). They were Amish. Others (see Stucky, Jacob) came from Volhynia in 1874 to where a Stucki family had emi­grated from the canton of Bern in 1740. There are numerous descendants in America.

Bibliography

Gratz, D. L. Bernese Anabaptists. Scottdale, 1953: 23, 49, 199.

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam. 2 v. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. I, No. 1897.

Müller, Ernst. Geschichte der Bernischen Täufer. Frauenfeld: Huber, 1895. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. de Graaf, 1972: 14, 312.

Peachey, Paul. Die soziale Herkunft der Schweizer Täufer. Karlsruhe, 1956: 140, Nos. 694-96.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Stuckey (Stucky, Stucki) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 12 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stuckey_(Stucky,_Stucki)_family&oldid=85410.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Stuckey (Stucky, Stucki) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 12 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stuckey_(Stucky,_Stucki)_family&oldid=85410.




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