Dammersfeld (Ballenstedt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)

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Dammersfeld (Thankmarsfelde) was once a Benedictine monastery, near Ballenstedt in the Harz, on which Prince Friedrich Albrecht settled a Swiss Mennonite family by the name of Sommer in 1787. They remained here until 1816, and were highly esteemed for their piety and economic capability. Very likely, they became homesick and returned to their Swiss mountains

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 388.

Mennonitische Blätter (1859): 39.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1955


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Neff, Christian. "Dammersfeld (Ballenstedt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 15 Oct 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dammersfeld_(Ballenstedt,_Sachsen-Anhalt,_Germany)&oldid=144067.

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Neff, Christian. (1955). Dammersfeld (Ballenstedt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 15 October 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dammersfeld_(Ballenstedt,_Sachsen-Anhalt,_Germany)&oldid=144067.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 5. All rights reserved.


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