Rittman (Wayne County, Ohio, USA)
Rittman, a town (population in the late 1950s, 3,810; 6,314 in 2000) in Wayne County, Ohio, near which are located the Crown Hill Mennonite Church, with 139 members in 1956, and a Mennonite Home for the Aged, which was established in 1901 as a foundation by D. G. Amstutz. The building burned down in 1919, but was rebuilt in 1939. In 1911 there was also a "Swiss" congregation with 50 members, and a Christian Apostolic Church with 40 members.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 524.
"A Home for Old People at Rittman, Ohio." Mennonite Community V (July 1951): No. 7, pp. 7-9.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 344. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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