Vos family name
Vos, a common Dutch family name, both Mennonite and non-Mennonite; in a number of congregations there are members by this name belonging to several unrelated families. Mennonite ministers by this name were Willem Vos, preacher of the Haarlem Peuzelaarsteeg congregation 1705-ca. 1750, Klaas Pietersz Vos, preacher at Monnikendam in the early 18th century, Marcus Vos, preacher of the Groningen Old Flemish congregation at Zaandam 1757-1774, and Karel Vos.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 855. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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MLA style: van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Vos family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 18 May 2013. http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/vos_family_name.
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