Münsterrol (Franche-Comté, France)

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Münsterrol (French, Montreux), a former (Amish) Mennonite congregation in France, some five miles (8 km) from Belfort. The congregation was founded about 1750 by immigrants from the Swiss Jura. Their first ministers were Klaus Engel of Münsterrol, Peter Klopfenstein of Bourogne, and Michael Miiller of Chavanatte. The Münsterrol congregation was not found in the Naamlijst.


Gratz, Delbert L. Bernese Anabaptists and their American descendants. Goshen, IN: Mennonite Historical Society, 1953. Reprinted Elverson, PA : Old Springfield Shoppe, 1994: 93.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Münsterrol (Franche-Comté, France)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 19 Jun 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=M%C3%BCnsterrol_(Franche-Comt%C3%A9,_France)&oldid=102556.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Münsterrol (Franche-Comté, France). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 June 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=M%C3%BCnsterrol_(Franche-Comt%C3%A9,_France)&oldid=102556.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 784. All rights reserved.

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