Daytonville Mennonite Church (Daytonville, Iowa, USA)

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Daytonville Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), Wellman, Iowa, was located in the village of Daytonville, a mile (1.6 km.) northeast of Wellman. The congregation was established in 1951. The membership was 82 in 1958; Ezra W. Shank was the pastor.

The congregation, sponsored by the Wellman Mennonite Church, purchased and moved a former Methodist Church building in 1951.

The Daytonville Mennonite Church closed sometime between 2005 and 2007.


"The Daytonville, Iowa, Sunday School,..." Gospel Herald 44, no. 29 (17 July 1951): 685.

Yoder, Holly Blosser. The same spirit: History of Iowa-Nebraska Mennonites. Freeman, S.D.: Central Plains Mennonite Conference, 2003: 270.

Additional Information

Address: 300 13th Street, Wellman, Iowa



Denominational Affiliations: Central Plains Mennonite Conference

Mennonite Church USA

Pastoral Leaders at Daytonville Mennonite Church

Name Years
of Service
Ezra W. Shenk (1915-2011) 1951-2006?

Membership at Daytonville Mennonite Church

Year Membership
1951 30
1960 79
1970 17
1980 12
1990 18
2000 9
2005 9

Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Samuel J. Steiner
Date Published July 2023

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Gingerich, Melvin and Samuel J. Steiner. "Daytonville Mennonite Church (Daytonville, Iowa, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. July 2023. Web. 27 Feb 2024.,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=176287.

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Gingerich, Melvin and Samuel J. Steiner. (July 2023). Daytonville Mennonite Church (Daytonville, Iowa, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 February 2024, from,_Iowa,_USA)&oldid=176287.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1075. All rights reserved.

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