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Peter S. Hartman (1846-1934), the son of David and Elizabeth Burkholder Hartman, was a success­ful farmer, businessman, and lay church worker of [[Harrisonburg (Virginia, USA)|Harrisonburg, Virginia]]. Though he at first opposed the Sunday-school movement, he later became an active leader and teacher in the[[Sunday School|Sunday school]]. He was the first solicitor for the [[Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA)|Eastern Mennonite Col­lege]] and was one of its founders and ardent sup­porters. He was an enthusiastic speaker and the talk which appealed most to the students was entitled, "Reminiscences of the Civil War." Stu­dents knew him as "Uncle Pete." He served as a member of the [[Mennonite Board of Missions (Mennonite Church)|General Mission Board]] for a num­ber of years. He was a strong temperance advocate.
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Peter S. Hartman (1846-1934), the son of David and Elizabeth Burkholder Hartman, was a success­ful farmer, businessman, and lay church worker of [[Harrisonburg (Virginia, USA)|Harrisonburg, Virginia]]. Though he at first opposed the Sunday-school movement, he later became an active leader and teacher in the[[Sunday School| Sunday school]]. He was the first solicitor for the [[Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA)|Eastern Mennonite Col­lege]] and was one of its founders and ardent sup­porters. He was an enthusiastic speaker and the talk which appealed most to the students was entitled, "Reminiscences of the Civil War." Stu­dents knew him as "Uncle Pete." He served as a member of the [[Mennonite Board of Missions (Mennonite Church)|General Mission Board]] for a num­ber of years. He was a strong temperance advocate.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Brunk, H. A. <em>Life of Peter S. Hartman</em>. Scottdale, ca. 1937.
 
Brunk, H. A. <em>Life of Peter S. Hartman</em>. Scottdale, ca. 1937.

Revision as of 14:37, 23 August 2013

Peter S. Hartman (1846-1934), the son of David and Elizabeth Burkholder Hartman, was a success­ful farmer, businessman, and lay church worker of Harrisonburg, Virginia. Though he at first opposed the Sunday-school movement, he later became an active leader and teacher in the Sunday school. He was the first solicitor for the Eastern Mennonite Col­lege and was one of its founders and ardent sup­porters. He was an enthusiastic speaker and the talk which appealed most to the students was entitled, "Reminiscences of the Civil War." Stu­dents knew him as "Uncle Pete." He served as a member of the General Mission Board for a num­ber of years. He was a strong temperance advocate.

Bibliography

Brunk, H. A. Life of Peter S. Hartman. Scottdale, ca. 1937.

Hartman, P. S. "Civil War Reminiscences." Mennonite Quarterly Review III (July 1929): 203-19.


Author(s) Harry A Brunk
Date Published 1956


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Brunk, Harry A. "Hartman, Peter S. (1846-1934)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 20 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hartman,_Peter_S._(1846-1934)&oldid=95125.

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Brunk, Harry A. (1956). Hartman, Peter S. (1846-1934). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hartman,_Peter_S._(1846-1934)&oldid=95125.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 668. All rights reserved.


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