Oostburg (Zeeland, Netherlands)
Oostburg, a town (pop. 5,008 in 2005) in the Dutch province of Zeeland (formerly Flanders), between Aardenburg and Groede, where Anabaptist refugees from Flanders were active in 1624 and 1635, giving alms and establishing several new places of meeting.
Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1883): 101-3; (1889): 102.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 305.
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