Oedekerk is a former Dutch Mennonite family which may have immigrated from Odenkirchen on the Niers near Düsseldorf, Germany. In the 17th century members of this family were living in the province of Overijssel, particularly at Enschede. Pieter Oedekerk was a preacher of the Mennonite congregation of Kampen, Overijssel, in the first half of the 18th century. Whether this family is the same as the Oudekerk family found at Haarlem in the 18th century could not be ascertained.
|Author(s)||Nanne van der Zijpp|
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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Oedekerk family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 23 Apr 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Oedekerk_family&oldid=59752.
van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Oedekerk family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 April 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Oedekerk_family&oldid=59752.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 20. All rights reserved.
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