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Châtenois (Kestenholz) is a village in the Leber Valley in Alsace, 12 miles (20 km) east of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch) and three miles (five km) west of Selestat (Schlettstadt), also formerly the name of a Mennonite church, which was later known as Markirch, and then as Weilertal (Val-de-Ville). The variation in name is due to the fact that the congregation did not have a church building, but met in the homes of the various members.     


Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 484.

Mennonitischer Gemeinde-Kalender (1911-1922)


Maps

Map:Chatenois (Alsace)


Author(s) Paul Schowalter
Date Published 1953


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Schowalter, Paul. "Châtenois (Vosges, Alsace, France)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 31 Aug 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ch%C3%A2tenois_(Vosges,_Alsace,_France)&oldid=55554.

APA style

Schowalter, Paul. (1953). Châtenois (Vosges, Alsace, France). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 August 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ch%C3%A2tenois_(Vosges,_Alsace,_France)&oldid=55554.




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