Hofer, Jakob (1830-1901)

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Jakob Hofer was a Hutterian Brethren preacher chosen in Russia in 1859. He died in the Milltown Bruderhof in South Dakota in 1900 at the age of 70. He served as preacher for 41 years.

Another record states that he was born on 10 June 1830 and died on 15 April 1901. He is considered the co-founder of the Schmiedeleut in North America.

Bibliography

Schmiedeleut Record Book, 2017. Compiled by David Gross


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published 1956


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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Hofer, Jakob (1830-1901)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 21 Oct 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hofer,_Jakob_(1830-1901)&oldid=160518.

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (1956). Hofer, Jakob (1830-1901). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 October 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hofer,_Jakob_(1830-1901)&oldid=160518.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 777. All rights reserved.


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