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Thorn (now Toruń, Poland) Source: Wikipedia
Thorn (also known as Thorun, Thorunium, civitas Thorunensis, or civitas Torunensis, Tarnowo, Torun, Turon, Turun, Toron, and Thoron; now called Toruń; coordinates: 53.033333, 18.616667 [53° 2′ N 18° 37′ E]; population in 1875, 18,631, in 1910, 46,227, in 2009, 205,934), a city in Poland situated on the Vistula, where Mennonites lived in 1586. The members may have joined the Obernessau (also called Nieschewski) congregation. In 1678 the magistrates of Thorn issued a mandate forbidding the citizens to shelter Arians, Anabaptists, and Mennonites.

Bibliography

Szper, Felicia. Nederl. Nederzettinqen in West-Pruisen . . . . Enkhuizen, 1913: 152, 202 ff.

Maps

Map:Toruń (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Thorn (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 31 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Thorn_(Kuyavian-Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=93726.

APA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Thorn (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Thorn_(Kuyavian-Pomeranian_Voivodeship,_Poland)&oldid=93726.




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