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Samland (Sambia), an area near Königsberg in former East Prussia. Mennonites from West Prussia settled here in 1714 and organized a congregation, which soon numbered about 250 members. For the history of this congregation see Lithuania, Bagdannen, and Tilsit.

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Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. 1, No. 701.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Samland (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 28 Sep 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Samland_(Kaliningrad_Oblast,_Russia)&oldid=111921.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Samland (Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 September 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Samland_(Kaliningrad_Oblast,_Russia)&oldid=111921.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 412. All rights reserved.


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