Hanekuyk, a former Mennonite family at Harlingen, Dutch province of Friesland, related by marriage to other well-known Harlingen Mennonite families, such as Fontein, Oosterbaan, and Hingst. Aagjen Douwes Hanekuyk (1737-1813) of Harlingen, married to Heere Oosterbaan, was preacher at Makkum and Harlingen and later professor of the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary. Hylke Everts Hanekuyk (circa 1745-1824) of Harlingen was a friend of Pastor Freerk Hoekstra of Harlingen. A theological study written by Hylke E. Hanekuyk, entitled Verhandeling over de voortreffelijkheid van de Christelijke geloofs en zedeleer, was edited after his death by Hoekstra.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 647. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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