Nieuwezijl (Groningen, Netherlands)

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Nieuwezijl (Niezijl) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen, where Leenaert Bouwens in 1551-1554 baptized five persons, and where a Mennonite congregation later came into being, which joined the Friesche Sociëteit (Conference of Friesland) in 1695 (membership then only 11), but soon after that date merged with the Pieterzijl Mennonite congregation.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1895): 4 f., 20.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 254.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Nieuwezijl (Groningen, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 19 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nieuwezijl_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=126670.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Nieuwezijl (Groningen, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Nieuwezijl_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=126670.




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