Talk:Old Order Amish
Moses B. Miller was removed from the following paragraph that was originally published in the Mennonite Encyclopedia:
Among the 19th-century Amish ordained men known to have been most staunch in holding to the "old way" and adamantly opposed to change were David Beiler (1786-1871) of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; Abram Pitsche (Peachey) (1800-1884) of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; Abner Yoder (1814-1883) of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, and after 1866 of Johnson County, Iowa; Moses B. Miller (1819-1902) of Somerset County, Pennsylvania; Hannes (John) Yoder of Wayne County, Ohio, and others.
According to a submission received via email, there are several problems with Moses B. Miller being included here: 1) he was not from Somerset Co., PA but Cambria Co., PA. 2) His district was among the first Amish to have meetinghouses. 3) He was rather free in his intercourse with the Mennonite Churches in the Johnstown District of what was then the Southwestern Pennsylvania Mennonite Conference. 4) He shared pulpits with the Mennonites and others especially for funerals. 5) His district was not very non-conforming in dress, business practices with the community etc. 6) His district was a part of the Eastern Amish Mennonite Conference. 7) He is buried in the Richland Cemetery which originally and at his death was the burial ground for the Weaver Mennonite Church. 8) There is no evidence that an Old Order congregation ever existed in the Conemaugh settlement.