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Arend van Gelder was a Dutch Mennonite minister, son of Preacher [[Gelder, Hendrik van (1737-1808)|Hendrik van Gelder]] and Maria Smidt, b. 1756 at [[Ouddorp (Zuid-Holland, Netherlands)|Ouddorp]], d. 1798 at Groningen. He was baptized at West-Zaandam in 1783. Having been trained for the ministry by his father, he passed his examination to become a ministerial candidate in 1785 before the board of the Mennonite church of West-Zaandam. Thereupon he served the congregations of [[Norden (Ostfriesland, Germany)|Norden]], [[East Friesland (Niedersachsen, Germany)|East Friesland]], [[Germany|Germany]], 1785-1795, and Groningen (United Waterlanders and New-Flemish in the Pelsterstraat) 1795-1798. Then he resigned because of bad health and died soon after. He was married first to Dirkje Bakker of Norden and afterwards to Catharina Vissering of Leer.
 
Arend van Gelder was a Dutch Mennonite minister, son of Preacher [[Gelder, Hendrik van (1737-1808)|Hendrik van Gelder]] and Maria Smidt, b. 1756 at [[Ouddorp (Zuid-Holland, Netherlands)|Ouddorp]], d. 1798 at Groningen. He was baptized at West-Zaandam in 1783. Having been trained for the ministry by his father, he passed his examination to become a ministerial candidate in 1785 before the board of the Mennonite church of West-Zaandam. Thereupon he served the congregations of [[Norden (Ostfriesland, Germany)|Norden]], [[East Friesland (Niedersachsen, Germany)|East Friesland]], [[Germany|Germany]], 1785-1795, and Groningen (United Waterlanders and New-Flemish in the Pelsterstraat) 1795-1798. Then he resigned because of bad health and died soon after. He was married first to Dirkje Bakker of Norden and afterwards to Catharina Vissering of Leer.
 
 
 
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Arend van Gelder was a Dutch Mennonite minister, son of Preacher Hendrik van Gelder and Maria Smidt, b. 1756 at Ouddorp, d. 1798 at Groningen. He was baptized at West-Zaandam in 1783. Having been trained for the ministry by his father, he passed his examination to become a ministerial candidate in 1785 before the board of the Mennonite church of West-Zaandam. Thereupon he served the congregations of Norden, East Friesland, Germany, 1785-1795, and Groningen (United Waterlanders and New-Flemish in the Pelsterstraat) 1795-1798. Then he resigned because of bad health and died soon after. He was married first to Dirkje Bakker of Norden and afterwards to Catharina Vissering of Leer.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Gelder, Arend van (1756-1798)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 1 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gelder,_Arend_van_(1756-1798)&oldid=87723.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Gelder, Arend van (1756-1798). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gelder,_Arend_van_(1756-1798)&oldid=87723.




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