Foth (Voth, Voet) family
Foth is a common name among the Mennonites of Prussian background. Jacob Foht (Foth) was elder of the Deutsch-Wymysle Mennonite Church, Poland, ordained in 1875 (Namens-Verzeichniss, Danzig, 1881, p. 67). Heinrich Foth was elder of the Ober-Nessau Mennonite Church of Prussia, succeeding David Dirks (Mennonitische Blätter, 1892, p. 99, and Obernessau, Mennonitisches Lexikon III, 285). Johann Foth (died 1932) was a prominent elder of the Mennonite Brethren Church at Hillsboro, Kansas. Johannes Foth was pastor after 1904 of the Friedelsheim, Palatinate, congregation near Ludwigshafen, Germany. Hans Voet (Foth) was a preacher of the Groningen Old Flemish in Lithuania and at Schönsee, West Prussia.
See also Vogt
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