Cockley's Union House (Churchtown, Pennsylvania, USA)

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Cockley's Union House, once the seat of a Mennonite (Mennonite Church) congregation, now extinct, was built by Lancaster Conference Mennonites together with non-Mennonites in 1848 near Michael Cochlin's about six miles (10 km) south of Churchtown, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, the place near where Preacher Christian Herr settled. The Cumberland County ministers of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference took care of the services at this place. The peak membership was about 50.

Author(s) Ira D Landis
Date Published 1953

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Landis, Ira D. "Cockley's Union House (Churchtown, Pennsylvania, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 26 Feb 2024.,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=177239.

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Landis, Ira D. (1953). Cockley's Union House (Churchtown, Pennsylvania, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 February 2024, from,_Pennsylvania,_USA)&oldid=177239.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 632. All rights reserved.

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