Jut was a former Dutch Mennonite family, found from the 17th century at Amsterdam, where some of the members were deacons of the Zonist congregation. An important member of this family was Pieter Nicolaas Jut van Breukelerwaard (Amsterdam 1786-Laag Soeren 1874), at first a stock dealer at Amsterdam. Staying at Hanau, Germany, for recovery from a serious disease, he was won over to nature cure, and after his return to Holland bought a country place at Laag Soeren, which was later set up as a nature cure establishment. He translated a number of books and pamphlets on nature cure. He willed a sum of money to the Mennonite conference of Friesland (F.D.S.), which is administered as the Fund-Jut van Breukelerwaard.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 133. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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