Unformatted text preview: 25% have ten or more children • The day begins around 4:30 a.m. in an Amish household, with everyone turning in for the night around 8:30 p.m. • It’s considered disrespectful to take posed photographs of the Amish. Based on a biblical reference, they do not take pictures or pose for pictures • Amish women never cut their hair • Amish boys and girls begin their search for a spouse when they turn 16 • Holidays the Amish observe include Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Good Friday, Ascension Day, Pentecost, and Whit Monday • One must elect to become an Amish, even if they are born into this culture...
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- Spring '11
- HOLMES COUNTY, largest Amish settlements, LaGrange County, Amish family averages