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Prook, a Dutch Mennonite family found at Aalsmeer, Province of North Holland since at least the 17th century. Some members of this family have been preachers of the "Oude Vermaning" (Frisians) on the Uiterweg, namely, Cornelis (Pieters) Prook serving 1746-ca.1880, Gerrit Jansen Prook 1786-ca.1825, Pieter Gerrits Prook, preacher 1810, elder 1850-d.1855, and Willem Cornelis Prook 1855-d.1860.

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Gorter's Doopsgezinde Lectuur  (1856): appendix 30 f.

Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden. Amsterdam.

Vleer, W. Tsj. De aloude Aalsmeerse familien. De Kaag, 1953.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Prook family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 27 Feb 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Prook_family&oldid=120616.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Prook family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 February 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Prook_family&oldid=120616.




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