Hochwald (Alsace, France)

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Hochwald, a former Amish Mennonite congregation in Alsace in existence at least as early as 1770, became extinct about 1837, after most of the members had immigrated to America. Most of those remaining joined the new Protestant congregation, which was organized in that year.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: I, 561.

Mennonitische Blätter (1898): 73, which calls it "Hohwald".

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1956

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Bender, Harold S. "Hochwald (Alsace, France)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 11 Dec 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hochwald_(Alsace,_France)&oldid=118294.

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Bender, Harold S. (1956). Hochwald (Alsace, France). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 11 December 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hochwald_(Alsace,_France)&oldid=118294.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 771. All rights reserved.

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