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Hauptsachlich aus dem hinterlassenen Manuscripten eines zu Seiner Zeit beruhmt

gewesenen Arztes in Virginia gezogen (Osnaburg, Ohio, 1837); Thomas R. Brendle

and Claude W. Unger, "Folk Medicine of the Pennsylvania Germans: The Non-Occult

Cures," Pennsylvania German Society Proceedings, XLV (1935), 249. The title page

is reproduced in facsimile, G 39.

59. Jacob Rothenberger, "A Sketch of the Life of George Philip Rothenberger,

1802-1881," Our Almanac and Annual-Register for 1883 (Covington, Ohio [1882]),

32-33; J. E. Miller, Stories from Brethren Life (Elgin, Ill., 1942), 79-80. Information

on the Froelichianer movement is found in Delbert Gratz, "Samuel Froelich," The

Mennonite Encyclopedia (Scottdale, Pa., 1956), II, 414-415.

60. A drawing and description of the log structure is found in Moherman, History

of the Church of the Brethren, 296-298.

61. This trip and other shared labors are related in Benjamin Funk, ed., The Life

and Labors of Elder John Kline (Elgin, Ill., 1900), 66-78, 183-191, 219-232.

62. Until December 1856 the title was The Gospel-Visiter, an acceptable spelling

at that time. See Durnbaugh, "Brethren Bibliography," 36, and the anniversary issue

of the succesor of The Visitor, The Gospel Messenger, June 16, 1951.

63. A. H. Cassel to H. Kurtz, Harleysville, Pa., November 4, 1850; copy, Cassel Col-

lection, Juniata College Library.

64. Henry Kurtz to A. H. Cassel, Poland, Ohio, September 5, 1849, Cassel Collection.

65. H. D. Davy and J. Quinter, eds., Minutes of the Annual Meetings of the Brethren

(Dayton, Ohio, 1886), 148.

66. The Gospel-Visiter, I (April 1851), 1-2.

67. Davy and Quinter, Minutes of the Annual Meetings, 156.

68. Ibid., 162-169.

69. Durnbaugh, "Brethren Bibliography," 36.

70. The best source is Mary N. Quinter, Life and Sermons of Elder James Quinter

(Mt. Morris, Ill., 1891); the section pertaining to his relationship with Kurtz is on

pp. 31-41.

71. A recent account of the schism is in Homer A. Kent, Sr., 250 Years... Conquer-

ing Frontiers (Winona Lake, Ind., 1958), 99-124.

72. Henry R. Holsinger, History of the Tunkers and the Brethren Church (Lathrop,

Calif., 1901), 350-354; the book was reprinted in 1962.

73. Mallott, Studies in Brethren History, 198-211.

74. The interchange is discused in Roger Sappington. Courageous Prophet: Chapters

from the Life of John Kline (Elgin, Ill., 1964), 58-72: and Harry A. Brunk, "The Kline-

Funk Controversy," Brethren Life and Thought, IX (Summer 1964), 21-33.

75. The pamphlets are listed in Durnbaugh, "Brethren Bibliography," 37, 38.

76. Ibid., 33; see also Irvin B. Horst, "An Unrecorded Edition of Menno Simon's

Tract on Christian Baptism," Mennonite Historical Bulletin, XX (July 1959), 1-2.

77. The book is discussed and reproduced in Martin G. Brumbaugh, Life and Work

of Christopher Dock (Philadelphia, 1908); the Kurtz edition is noted in Samuel W.

Pennypacker, "Christopher Dock: The Pious Schoolmaster of the Skippack, and His

Work," Historical and Biographical Sketches (Philadelphia, 1883), 95. See also Bender,

Two Centuries, 28.

78. Durnbaugh, "Brethren Bibliography," 38.

79. The Gospel-Visitor, XIV (December 1864), 342.

80. Durnbaugh, "Brethren Bibliography," 103.

81. Holsinger, History of the Tunkers, 810; Durnbaugh, "Brethren Bibliography," 44.

82. The Gospel-Visitor, XVIII (January 1868), 30-31.

83. The granddaughter, Elisa A. Good, provided the reminiscence for Brandt.

Brandt, Meet Henry Kurtz, 128-132.

84. The Weekly Pilgrim, January 21, 1874, p. 20.




1. "Ribbons of Steel," Great Moments in the Ohio Heritage, Album No. 1, pre-

pared for the Standard Oil Company of Ohio, 1960; Frank Siedel, The Ohio Story

(Cleveland, 1950), 81-97; George Crout, The Seven Lives of Johnny B. Free (Minne-

apolis, 1961), 36-42.

2. A History and Biographical Cyclopedia of Butler County, Ohio (Cincinnati, 1882),

630, 661; L. H. Everts, New Historical Atlas of Butler County (Philadelphia, 1875), 87;

Bert S. Bartlow and others, Centennial History of Butler County, Ohio (Indianapolis,

1905), 333, 721.

3. Interview with Mrs. John B. Tytus in Middletown, Ohio, November 1963.