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(De) Gijselaar (de Gyselaer), a family found from the 16th century on in [[Dordrecht (Zuid-Holland, Netherlands)|Dordrecht]], Dutch province of South Holland; they were prominent citizens of Dordrecht, well-to-do and usually cloth merchants. Since the end of the 16th century the members of the family have belonged to the Reformed Church. This may be the de Gyselaar family to which several Mennonite martyrs belonged: [[Cornelis Cornelisz (ca. 1531-1571)|Cornelis Cornelisz]], a cloth-shearer from Dordrecht; [[Michiel Gerritsz (d. 1571)|Michiel Gerritsz]] of Prinsenhage, Dutch province of [[North Brabant (Netherlands)|North Brabant]], an uncle of Cornelis, who had married the widow of [[Valerius Schoolmeester (d. 1568)|Valerius de Schoolmeester]]; and [[Andries Jacobsz (d. 1568)|Adriaen Jacobsz]], the son of Jacob Cornelisz of Dordrecht, a weaver at Dordrecht and owner of a farm near [[Klundert (Noord-Brabant, Netherlands)|Klundert]], in the neighborhood of which all three were arrested in 1572, while attending a Mennonite meeting.
 
(De) Gijselaar (de Gyselaer), a family found from the 16th century on in [[Dordrecht (Zuid-Holland, Netherlands)|Dordrecht]], Dutch province of South Holland; they were prominent citizens of Dordrecht, well-to-do and usually cloth merchants. Since the end of the 16th century the members of the family have belonged to the Reformed Church. This may be the de Gyselaar family to which several Mennonite martyrs belonged: [[Cornelis Cornelisz (ca. 1531-1571)|Cornelis Cornelisz]], a cloth-shearer from Dordrecht; [[Michiel Gerritsz (d. 1571)|Michiel Gerritsz]] of Prinsenhage, Dutch province of [[North Brabant (Netherlands)|North Brabant]], an uncle of Cornelis, who had married the widow of [[Valerius Schoolmeester (d. 1568)|Valerius de Schoolmeester]]; and [[Andries Jacobsz (d. 1568)|Adriaen Jacobsz]], the son of Jacob Cornelisz of Dordrecht, a weaver at Dordrecht and owner of a farm near [[Klundert (Noord-Brabant, Netherlands)|Klundert]], in the neighborhood of which all three were arrested in 1572, while attending a Mennonite meeting.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
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<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen</em> (1912): 30-48.<em>
 
<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen</em> (1912): 30-48.<em>
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<em>Nederland's Patriciaat</em> IV (1913); XVIII (1928-29): 78 f.
 
<em>Nederland's Patriciaat</em> IV (1913); XVIII (1928-29): 78 f.
 
 
 
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(De) Gijselaar (de Gyselaer), a family found from the 16th century on in Dordrecht, Dutch province of South Holland; they were prominent citizens of Dordrecht, well-to-do and usually cloth merchants. Since the end of the 16th century the members of the family have belonged to the Reformed Church. This may be the de Gyselaar family to which several Mennonite martyrs belonged: Cornelis Cornelisz, a cloth-shearer from Dordrecht; Michiel Gerritsz of Prinsenhage, Dutch province of North Brabant, an uncle of Cornelis, who had married the widow of Valerius de Schoolmeester; and Adriaen Jacobsz, the son of Jacob Cornelisz of Dordrecht, a weaver at Dordrecht and owner of a farm near Klundert, in the neighborhood of which all three were arrested in 1572, while attending a Mennonite meeting.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1912): 30-48.

Nederland's Patriciaat IV (1913); XVIII (1928-29): 78 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Gijselaar family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 18 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gijselaar_family&oldid=81174.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Gijselaar family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Gijselaar_family&oldid=81174.




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