Family Almanac, first published in 1870 by John F. Funk & Bro., Elkhart, Indiana, was issued annually from 1870 to 1908. After 1909 it was been published annually by the Mennonite Publishing House, Scottdale, Pennsylvania. The issues of 1902-12 inclusive were combined with the Mennonite Yearbook and Directory. Almanac calculations were made by Lawrence J. lbach 1870-79, L. J. Heatwole 1880-1933, J. T. Sparkman 1934, Hart Wright 1935-55. Edited by Daniel Kauffman 1909-22, John L. Horst 1923-42, Ellrose D. Zook 1943-55. The 1949 issue, with 69 pages and a circulation of 7,000, contained the calendar, almanac calculations, religious articles, general information for the home, and a ministerial directory of the Mennonite Church (MC) and other Mennonite bodies. It was discontinued with the 1955 issue.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 299. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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