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Holzkamp was an estate near Lübeck, which about 1555 was leased by members of the Mennonite Roosen family, especially by Geerlinck, a refugee from Jülich. They were apparently not only farmers, but also tanners at a time when they were everywhere exposed to fines and expulsion.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff.  Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 342.

Roosen, Berend Carl. Geschichte der Mennoniten‑Gemeinde zu Hamburg und Altona. Hamburg: [B.C. Roosen], 1886‑1887.

Starck, C. H. Lübecker Kirchen-Historie. 1724: I.

Date Published 1954

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