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Foth is a common name among the Mennonites of Prussian background. Jacob Foht (Foth) was elder of the Deutsch-Wymysle Mennonite Church, Poland, ordained in 1875 (Namens-Verzeichniss, Danzig, 1881, p. 67). Heinrich Foth was elder of the Ober-Nessau Mennonite Church of Prussia, succeeding David Dirks (Mennonitische Blätter, 1892, p. 99, and Obernessau, Mennonitisches Lexikon III, 285). Johann Foth (died 1932) was a prominent elder of the Mennonite Brethren Church at Hillsboro, Kansas. Johannes Foth was pastor after 1904 of the Friedelsheim, Palatinate, congregation near Ludwigshafen, Germany. Hans Voet (Foth) was a preacher of the Groningen Old Flemish in Lithuania and at Schönsee, West Prussia.

See also Vogt


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1956


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Krahn, Cornelius. "Foth (Voth, Voet) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 23 Nov 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Foth_(Voth,_Voet)_family&oldid=80914.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1956). Foth (Voth, Voet) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Foth_(Voth,_Voet)_family&oldid=80914.




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