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Bimeler, Joseph Michael

Bimeler, Joseph Michael bī´mələr [key], 1778–1853, German religious leader, originally called Bäumler. A teacher of the separatists in Württemberg, in 1817 he led a group of them to America. In Ohio they founded the community of Zoar .

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