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Veit Westermaier, a member of the Augsburg Anabaptist congregation, was baptized in the home of Scolastica Stierpeurin, and on 28 January 1528, was burned through both cheeks and expelled from the city on account of various "misdemeanors" as an Anabaptist.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV.

Roth, R. "Zur Geschichte der Wiedertaufer in Oberschwaben." Zeitschrift für historische Theologie XXVIII (1901): 51.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1959

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Hege, Christian. "Westermaier, Veit (16th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 27 Oct 2016.,_Veit_(16th_century)&oldid=96810.

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 932. All rights reserved.

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