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Johann Töws (1805-1889): elder of the Mennonite congregation at Bröskerfelde, in [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], then in [[Ladekopp (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Ladekopp]] and Pordenau, rendered his brotherhood meritorious services by his vigorous, sympathetic work. In 1836 he took part in the founding of a school (<em>Vereinsschule</em>) in [[Bröskerfelde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Bröskerfelde]], contributing the land for the building and grounds. He corresponded with brethren in other countries, especially in Russia. In the <em>[[Mennonitische Blätter (Periodical)|Mennonitische Blätter]]</em><em> </em>he repeatedly replied to the articles by [[Schmutz, Christian (1799-1873)|Christian Schmutz]] of Rappenau on [[Mission (Missiology)|mission work]], the proposed ministerial training school, and the monument to [[Menno Simons (1496-1561)|Menno Simons]].
 
Johann Töws (1805-1889): elder of the Mennonite congregation at Bröskerfelde, in [[West Prussia|West Prussia]], then in [[Ladekopp (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Ladekopp]] and Pordenau, rendered his brotherhood meritorious services by his vigorous, sympathetic work. In 1836 he took part in the founding of a school (<em>Vereinsschule</em>) in [[Bröskerfelde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Bröskerfelde]], contributing the land for the building and grounds. He corresponded with brethren in other countries, especially in Russia. In the <em>[[Mennonitische Blätter (Periodical)|Mennonitische Blätter]]</em><em> </em>he repeatedly replied to the articles by [[Schmutz, Christian (1799-1873)|Christian Schmutz]] of Rappenau on [[Mission (Missiology)|mission work]], the proposed ministerial training school, and the monument to [[Menno Simons (1496-1561)|Menno Simons]].
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV.  
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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV.  
  
 
<em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitische Blätter</em> (1866): 29; (1867): 46; (1889): 59.
 
<em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitische Blätter</em> (1866): 29; (1867): 46; (1889): 59.
 
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Johann Töws (1805-1889): elder of the Mennonite congregation at Bröskerfelde, in West Prussia, then in Ladekopp and Pordenau, rendered his brotherhood meritorious services by his vigorous, sympathetic work. In 1836 he took part in the founding of a school (Vereinsschule) in Bröskerfelde, contributing the land for the building and grounds. He corresponded with brethren in other countries, especially in Russia. In the Mennonitische Blätter he repeatedly replied to the articles by Christian Schmutz of Rappenau on mission work, the proposed ministerial training school, and the monument to Menno Simons.

Bibliography

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

Mennonitische Blätter (1866): 29; (1867): 46; (1889): 59.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1959


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Neff, Christian. "Töws, Johann (1805-1889)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 3 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=T%C3%B6ws,_Johann_(1805-1889)&oldid=106396.

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Neff, Christian. (1959). Töws, Johann (1805-1889). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 3 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=T%C3%B6ws,_Johann_(1805-1889)&oldid=106396.




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