Samuel Stoltzfus (1859-1955)

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Der Samuel M. Stoltzfus (1859-1955) waar en Amischbischof im Conestoga Waelli. Sei Fadder waar der Bischof Benjamin Stoltzfus (1835-1902). Er hot net weit vun Elverson gwohnt. Er hot zwee unn zwanzich Kinner ghatt.

Near the quaint Little Red Schoolhouse resides the aged bishop,
knows as Bishop Samuel M. Stoltzfus, who has had twenty-two children.
Two of them died in infancy; the other twenty have grown to noble manhood
and womanhood. They have now established twenty homes on twenty farms
on "Garden Spot" soil in America. (Mast & Simpson, p. 445 : 1942)