Aberdeen (Idaho, USA)
Aberdeen, a city (population 1,500 in 1950; 1,840 in 2000), situated in southeastern Idaho, Bingham County, not far from the west shore of the American Falls Reservoir Lake. In the 1950s approximately 261 Mennonite church members lived within shopping distance of Aberdeen. All belong to the General Conference Mennonite congregation, the only one in the area, organized in June 1907. Of these, 43 per cent lived in the town. Mennonites have lived in this area since 1906.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 10.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 7. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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