David Martin Mennonites: 1917-1927

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Church history states that, on July 1, 1917, "David B. Martin & Daniel Brubacher as ministers & David W. Martin as deacon held first meeting in Jacob W. Martins house and the next Sunday in Peter Brubacher's house. They had withdrawn from the Old Order church in previous years.""[1]


Ascension Day- Daniel Brubacher made Bishop.

Feb. 7- Mrs. Peter P. Martin died- 51 yr. 6 mo. 23 days.

May 26- first communion held with 48 members

See Also

Independent Old Order Mennonite Church
David Martin Mennonites: 1928-1937
David Martin Mennonites: 1938-1947
David Martin Mennonites: 1948-1957


  1. Amos Sherk: Unpublished history of the Orthodox and David Martin Mennonites (Primary Source), no date, page 1.