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Holwierde, in the Dutch province of Groningen, is where Leenaert Bouwens baptized ten persons in 1563-1565. Since there was no congregation here, the newly baptized must have joined neighboring congregations, either Appingedam or Bierum.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1955


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Holwierde (Groningen, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 22 Jan 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Holwierde_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=126530.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1955). Holwierde (Groningen, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 January 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Holwierde_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=126530.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 795. All rights reserved.


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