Chippewa Mennonite Church (Orrville, Ohio, USA)

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Chippewa, a former name of the Crown Hill Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), Orrville, Ohio, was founded in 1825 by Mennonites from Alsace. The name of the first settlers were Amstutz, Bösinger, Burkholder, Dähler, Lugibühl, Neuenschwander, Steiner, and Suter.   

See Crown Hill


Cassel, Daniel Kolb. History of the Mennonites; Historically and Biographically Arranged from the Time of the Reformation; More Particularly from the Time of Their Emigration to America. Containing Sketches of the Oldest Meeting Houses and Prominent Ministers. Also, Their Confession of Faith, Adopted at Dortrecht, in 1632. Philadelphia: D.K. Cassel, 1888: 199 Available in full electronic text at

Gratz, Delbert L. Bernese Anabaptists and their American descendants. Goshen, IN: Mennonite Historical Society, 1953. Reprinted Elverson, PA: Old Springfield Shoppe, 1994: 145-146.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 347.

Müller, Ernst. Geschichte der Bernischen Täufer. Frauenfeld:,Huber, 1895. Reprinted Nieuwkoop : B. De Graaf, 1972: 370.

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1953

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 563. All rights reserved.

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