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U.S. Census TIGER/Line map '']]    <div> Major County, [[Oklahoma (USA)|Oklahoma]], in the northwestern part of the state, in 1955 was the seat of six Mennonite churches with a total membership of 1,153, as follows: three [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] with 507 members: [[Saron Mennonite Church (Orienta, Oklahoma, USA)|Saron]] in Orienta, six miles north of [[Fairview (Oklahoma, USA)|Fairview]], [[New Hopedale Mennonite Church (Meno, Oklahoma, USA)|New Hopedale]] in [[Meno (Major County, Oklahoma)|Meno]], and [[West New Hopedale Mennonite Church (Ringwood, Oklahoma, USA)|West New Hopedale]] north of Ringwood; one [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] Church in Fairview with 411 members; one [[Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (CGC)|Church of God in Christ, Mennonite]] (Fairview), with 235 members. A small group, called the Penner Church, related to the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, but independent, worshipped about six miles north of Fairview. Fairview is the county seat. The [[Oklahoma Bible Academy (Meno, Oklahoma, USA)|Oklahoma Bible Academy]] was located in Meno in the northeast corner of the county.
 
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'']]    <div> Major County, [[Oklahoma (USA)|Oklahoma]], in the northwestern part of the state, in 1955 was the seat of six Mennonite churches with a total membership of 1,153, as follows: three [[General Conference Mennonite Church (GCM)|General Conference Mennonite]] with 507 members: [[Saron Mennonite Church (Orienta, Oklahoma, USA)|Saron]] in Orienta, six miles north of [[Fairview (Oklahoma, USA)|Fairview]], [[New Hopedale Mennonite Church (Meno, Oklahoma, USA)|New Hopedale]] in [[Meno (Major County, Oklahoma)|Meno]], and [[West New Hopedale Mennonite Church (Ringwood, Oklahoma, USA)|West New Hopedale]] north of Ringwood; one [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] Church in Fairview with 411 members; one [[Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (CGC)|Church of God in Christ, Mennonite]] (Fairview), with 235 members. A small group, called the Penner Church, related to the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, but independent, worshipped about six miles north of Fairview. Fairview is the county seat. The [[Oklahoma Bible Academy (Meno, Oklahoma, USA)|Oklahoma Bible Academy]] was located in Meno in the northeast corner of the county.
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Major County, Oklahoma. U.S. Census TIGER/Line map
Major County, Oklahoma, in the northwestern part of the state, in 1955 was the seat of six Mennonite churches with a total membership of 1,153, as follows: three General Conference Mennonite with 507 members: Saron in Orienta, six miles north of Fairview, New Hopedale in Meno, and West New Hopedale north of Ringwood; one Mennonite Brethren Church in Fairview with 411 members; one Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Fairview), with 235 members. A small group, called the Penner Church, related to the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite, but independent, worshipped about six miles north of Fairview. Fairview is the county seat. The Oklahoma Bible Academy was located in Meno in the northeast corner of the county.


Author(s) H. U Schmidt
Date Published 1957


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Schmidt, H. U. "Major County (Oklahoma, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 2 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Major_County_(Oklahoma,_USA)&oldid=92551.

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Schmidt, H. U. (1957). Major County (Oklahoma, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Major_County_(Oklahoma,_USA)&oldid=92551.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 443. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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