Kotzenbüll (Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Kotzenbüll, a village in the south of the Eiderstedt region, west of Tönning, Germany, early settled by Mennonites because of its favorable location for the Dutch Mennonites; the first proscription took place in 1566. In 1577 other Mennonites were examined by the provost. The "privilege" of 1623, which applied also to residents of the region, gave them peace. Yet they never grew strong; there were only individual families. In 1738 there were still four families. Later Mennonitism disappeared from the region because of families dying out and mixed marriages.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: II, 554.
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