Prater, a former Mennonite family on the Dutch island of Ameland; its members usually were sailors and skippers. Pieter Jacobs Prater was a preacher of the Janjacobsgezinden congregation of Ameland 1793-d. 1831.
Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1889): 179.
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