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Canboro Township, [[Haldimand County (Ontario, Canada)|Haldimand County]], [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]]. This small Amish settlement began in 1905. Valentin Gerber was ordained and served as leader of the small community. The settlement resulted from colonization by members of the [[East Zorra Mennonite Church (Tavistock, Ontario, Canada)|East Zorra]] and [[Wellesley Old Order Amish Church (Wellesley, Ontario, Canada)|Wellesley]] congregations in Oxford and [[Waterloo County (Ontario, Canada)|Waterloo]] Counties. By 1915 the community ended due to poor quality water and theological differences.
 
Canboro Township, [[Haldimand County (Ontario, Canada)|Haldimand County]], [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]]. This small Amish settlement began in 1905. Valentin Gerber was ordained and served as leader of the small community. The settlement resulted from colonization by members of the [[East Zorra Mennonite Church (Tavistock, Ontario, Canada)|East Zorra]] and [[Wellesley Old Order Amish Church (Wellesley, Ontario, Canada)|Wellesley]] congregations in Oxford and [[Waterloo County (Ontario, Canada)|Waterloo]] Counties. By 1915 the community ended due to poor quality water and theological differences.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Gingerich, Orland. <em class="gameo_bibliography">The Amish of Canada.</em> Waterloo, Ont.: Conrad Press, 1972: 88.
 
Gingerich, Orland. <em class="gameo_bibliography">The Amish of Canada.</em> Waterloo, Ont.: Conrad Press, 1972: 88.
 
 
 
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Canboro Township, Haldimand County, Ontario. This small Amish settlement began in 1905. Valentin Gerber was ordained and served as leader of the small community. The settlement resulted from colonization by members of the East Zorra and Wellesley congregations in Oxford and Waterloo Counties. By 1915 the community ended due to poor quality water and theological differences.

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Gingerich, Orland. The Amish of Canada. Waterloo, Ont.: Conrad Press, 1972: 88.


Author(s) Sam Steiner
Date Published January 1996


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Steiner, Sam. "Canboro Amish Mennonite Settlement (Canboro Township, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. January 1996. Web. 21 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Canboro_Amish_Mennonite_Settlement_(Canboro_Township,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=86511.

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Steiner, Sam. (January 1996). Canboro Amish Mennonite Settlement (Canboro Township, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Canboro_Amish_Mennonite_Settlement_(Canboro_Township,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=86511.




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