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Perth County, [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]], is significant in Mennonite history because of the westerly part of the [[Amish|Amish]] settlements in Easthope Township, because of the westerly section of the [[Old Order Amish|Old Order Amish]] of [[Mornington Amish Mennonite Church (Milverton, Ontario, Canada)|Mornington]] Township, and because of the [[Lehman Preaching Appointment (Milverton, Ontario, Canada)|Mennonite preaching appointment]] at a Lehman home in [[Ellice Township (Perth County, Ontario, Canada)|Ellice Township]] in 1850-65. The [[Wallace Mennonite Church (Palmerston, Ontario, Canada)|Mennonite Church (MC) in Wallace Township]] was situated also in the upper area of this county. (See also [[Lehman Preaching Appointment (Milverton, Ontario, Canada)|Lehman]], [[East Zorra Mennonite Church (Tavistock, Ontario, Canada)|East Zorra]], [[Old Order Amish|Old Order Amish]], [[Wallace Mennonite Church (Palmerston, Ontario, Canada)|Wallace]].)
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Perth County, [[Ontario (Canada)|Ontario]], is significant in Mennonite history because of the westerly part of the Amish settlements in Easthope Township, because of the westerly section of the [[Old Order Amish]] of [[Mornington Amish Mennonite Church (Milverton, Ontario, Canada)|Mornington]] Township, and because of the [[Lehman Preaching Appointment (Milverton, Ontario, Canada)|Mennonite preaching appointment]] at a Lehman home in [[Ellice Township (Perth County, Ontario, Canada)|Ellice Township]] in 1850-65. The [[Wallace Mennonite Church (Palmerston, Ontario, Canada)|Mennonite Church (MC) in Wallace Township]] was situated also in the upper area of this county. (See also [[Lehman Preaching Appointment (Milverton, Ontario, Canada)|Lehman]], [[East Zorra Mennonite Church (Tavistock, Ontario, Canada)|East Zorra]], [[Old Order Amish]], [[Wallace Mennonite Church (Palmerston, Ontario, Canada)|Wallace]].)
 
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Perth County, Ontario, is significant in Mennonite history because of the westerly part of the Amish settlements in Easthope Township, because of the westerly section of the Old Order Amish of Mornington Township, and because of the Mennonite preaching appointment at a Lehman home in Ellice Township in 1850-65. The Mennonite Church (MC) in Wallace Township was situated also in the upper area of this county. (See also Lehman, East Zorra, Old Order Amish, Wallace.)


Author(s) Joseph C Fretz
Date Published 1959


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Fretz, Joseph C. "Perth County (Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 1 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Perth_County_(Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=102603.

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Fretz, Joseph C. (1959). Perth County (Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Perth_County_(Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=102603.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 148. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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