Alderden is an old and well-known Mennonite family at Aalsmeer, Holland, Netherlands. Maarten Willemsz Alderden was a preacher of the Frisian Mennonite congregation in the early 18th century and Jacob Maartens (probably his son) an elder of the same congregation 1720-1760. A number of Alderdens have served as deacons.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1058. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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