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'']]    Kingman County, [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], is known for its fertile red soil and rolling hills. Its principal crop in the 1950s was wheat and there was also a considerable amount of grazing land. The total population of the county in 1957 was over 12,000. There were two [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] churches in Kingman County—[[Bethany Mennonite Church (Kingman, Kansas, USA)|Bethany Mennonite Church]], southeast of Kingman, organized in 1907, and the [[Zion Mennonite Church (Kingman, Kansas, USA)|Zion Mennonite Church]] in Kingman, which was organized in 1929. In addition, the camp of the [[Western District Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Western District]] young people, [[Mennoscah, Camp (Murdock, Kansas, USA) |Camp Mennoscah]], was located there, on the Ninnescah<strong> </strong>River west of Murdock<strong>.</strong>
 
'']]    Kingman County, [[Kansas (USA)|Kansas]], is known for its fertile red soil and rolling hills. Its principal crop in the 1950s was wheat and there was also a considerable amount of grazing land. The total population of the county in 1957 was over 12,000. There were two [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] churches in Kingman County—[[Bethany Mennonite Church (Kingman, Kansas, USA)|Bethany Mennonite Church]], southeast of Kingman, organized in 1907, and the [[Zion Mennonite Church (Kingman, Kansas, USA)|Zion Mennonite Church]] in Kingman, which was organized in 1929. In addition, the camp of the [[Western District Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Western District]] young people, [[Mennoscah, Camp (Murdock, Kansas, USA) |Camp Mennoscah]], was located there, on the Ninnescah<strong> </strong>River west of Murdock<strong>.</strong>
 
 
 
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Kingman County, Kansas U.S. Census TIGER/Line map
Kingman County, Kansas, is known for its fertile red soil and rolling hills. Its principal crop in the 1950s was wheat and there was also a considerable amount of grazing land. The total population of the county in 1957 was over 12,000. There were two General Conference Mennonite churches in Kingman County—Bethany Mennonite Church, southeast of Kingman, organized in 1907, and the Zion Mennonite Church in Kingman, which was organized in 1929. In addition, the camp of the Western District young people, Camp Mennoscah, was located there, on the Ninnescah River west of Murdock.


Author(s) Harley J Stuckey
Date Published 1957


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Stuckey, Harley J. "Kingman County (Kansas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 21 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kingman_County_(Kansas,_USA)&oldid=88670.

APA style

Stuckey, Harley J. (1957). Kingman County (Kansas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Kingman_County_(Kansas,_USA)&oldid=88670.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, pp. 176-177. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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