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Katharina Schaefer, an Anabaptist martyr of Widdershausen, Thuringia, Germany, a village not far from Hersfeld on the Werra, was drowned in the Unstrut between Mühlhausen and Ammern on 8 November 1537.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV, 41.

Wappler, Paul. Die Täuferbewegung in Thüringen von 1526-1584. Jena: Gustav Fisher, 1913: 159 ff.

Date Published 1959

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