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Arnoldus de Jong, a Dutch Mennonite pastor, b. 14 April 1802 at Leeuwarden, d. 22 May 1854 at Dantumawoude, studied at the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary and served the congregation of Surhuisterveen 1826-1827 and Dantumawoude 1827-1854. He is the author of some poetical works. He was married to Anna Fontein of Harlingen. His son Dirk Fontein de Jong was a promoter of the Frisian dairy industry, having also a keen interest in church matters; in 1896 he was president of the Friese Sociëteit (Mennonite Conference in Friesland). A grandson of Arnoldus de Jong, also called Arnoldus de Jong (1873-November 1946), was a Mennonite minister of the following congregations: Noordhorn 1898-1910, Hindeloopen 1910-1914, and Broek op Langendijk 1914-1938.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Jong, Arnoldus de (1802-1854)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 29 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jong,_Arnoldus_de_(1802-1854)&oldid=88385.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Jong, Arnoldus de (1802-1854). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Jong,_Arnoldus_de_(1802-1854)&oldid=88385.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 119. All rights reserved.


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