Palmyra Mennonite Church (Palmyra, Missouri, USA))

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Palmyra Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church), (now extinct), located two miles east of Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri, USA), a member of the South Central Mennonite Conference, had its beginning in 1884, when Jacob Rohrer and family moved here, followed by the Isaac Rohrer, E. L. Buckwalter, and J. M. Hershey families. J. M. Kreider was ordained minister for the work in 1898, and moved here with his family, accompanied by the J. H. Hershey family, all of Lancaster County, PA. The meetinghouse was built in 1907. The membership in 1955 was 15, with Harry R. Buckwalter and Harold Kreider as ministers. In that year the congregation dissolved.

Author(s) Harry R Buckwalter
Date Published 1959

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MLA style

Buckwalter, Harry R. "Palmyra Mennonite Church (Palmyra, Missouri, USA))." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 21 May 2018.,_Missouri,_USA))&oldid=76816.

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Buckwalter, Harry R. (1959). Palmyra Mennonite Church (Palmyra, Missouri, USA)). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 May 2018, from,_Missouri,_USA))&oldid=76816.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 113. All rights reserved.

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