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Anjum is a village in the northeast of the Dutch province of Friesland, where a Mennonite church once existed.Leenaert Bouwens baptized at least 159 persons here, according to his list; there was later here a branch of the Jan Jacobsz group which had a church of its own, but which died out in 1729.


Bibliography

Archief der Gem. Terschelling, in the Mennonite archives at Amsterdam.

Cate, Steven Blaupot ten. Geschiedenis der Doopsgezinden in Friesland. Leeuwarden: W. Eekhoff, 1839.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 72.

Loosjes, J. "Jan Jacobsz en de Jan Jacobsgezinden." Nederlands Archief voor Kerkgeschiedenis 11 (: 1914).


Maps

Map:Anjum (Netherlands)


Author(s) Jacob Loosjes
Date Published 1953


Cite This Article

MLA style

Loosjes, Jacob. "Anjum (Friesland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 28 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Anjum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=53885.

APA style

Loosjes, Jacob. (1953). Anjum (Friesland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Anjum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=53885.




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