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Klinkhamer was the name of a Mennonite family of Amsterdam found in the Lamist congregation from about 1650. Barent Klinkhamer, a well-to-do silk merchant, married to Cecelia Looten, was a deacon of the Lamist Church. He was known for his liberality toward the poor, both Mennonites and others. Govert Klinkhamer (Amsterdam, 1702-1774), a son of the foregoing, was a (mediocre) poet; in 1725 he published at Amsterdam De Kruisgezant, of het Leeven van den Apostel Paulus (two volumes).

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Cate, Steven Blaupot ten. Geschiedenis der Doopsgezinden in Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht en Gelderland. Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1847: II, 162.

Schagen, M. Naamlijst der Doopsgezinde schrijveren. Amsterdam, 1745: 57.

Visscher, H. and L. A. van Langeraad. Biographisch Woordenboek von Protestantsche Godgeleerden in Nederland. Utrecht, 1903: V, 25 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Klinkhamer family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 27 Jun 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Klinkhamer_family&oldid=133576.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Klinkhamer family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 June 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Klinkhamer_family&oldid=133576.




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