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Rekker, a Dutch family name, borne by four Mennonite ministers. Meindert Huyberts Rekker was a lay preacher of [[Sneek (Friesland, Netherlands)|Sneek]] 1723-ca. 1757. Jan Pieters Rekker was a lay preacher of the congregations of Veenwoudsterwal ca. 1740-1749, [[Groningen (Groningen, Netherlands)|Groningen]] (united Flemish and Waterlander congregation) 1749-51, and [[Winsum (Groningen, Netherlands)|Winsum]]-[[Obergum (Groningen, Netherlands)|Obergum]] 1751-ca. 1775. Gerlof (Gerlaicus) Rekker of Dokkum studied at the University of Franeker and the [[Amsterdam Mennonite Theological Seminary (Kweekschool)|Mennonite Seminary at Amsterdam]] and served the congregations of [[Hoorn, Den (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Den Hoorn]] on the island of [[Texel (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Texel]] 1754-56, [[Bolsward (Friesland, Netherlands)|Bolsward]] 1756-59(?), and [[Vlissingen (Zeeland, Netherlands)|Vlissingen]] 1759-d.1809. His son Bartholomeus Rekker (1768-1844) was a merchant and writer. Sicco Rekker (1767-1835), also of Dokkum, and apparently a relative of Gerlof's, studied at the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary and was a minister at Middelburg 1790-1832. His son Pieter Rekker served there as a deacon for many years.
 
Rekker, a Dutch family name, borne by four Mennonite ministers. Meindert Huyberts Rekker was a lay preacher of [[Sneek (Friesland, Netherlands)|Sneek]] 1723-ca. 1757. Jan Pieters Rekker was a lay preacher of the congregations of Veenwoudsterwal ca. 1740-1749, [[Groningen (Groningen, Netherlands)|Groningen]] (united Flemish and Waterlander congregation) 1749-51, and [[Winsum (Groningen, Netherlands)|Winsum]]-[[Obergum (Groningen, Netherlands)|Obergum]] 1751-ca. 1775. Gerlof (Gerlaicus) Rekker of Dokkum studied at the University of Franeker and the [[Amsterdam Mennonite Theological Seminary (Kweekschool)|Mennonite Seminary at Amsterdam]] and served the congregations of [[Hoorn, Den (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Den Hoorn]] on the island of [[Texel (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Texel]] 1754-56, [[Bolsward (Friesland, Netherlands)|Bolsward]] 1756-59(?), and [[Vlissingen (Zeeland, Netherlands)|Vlissingen]] 1759-d.1809. His son Bartholomeus Rekker (1768-1844) was a merchant and writer. Sicco Rekker (1767-1835), also of Dokkum, and apparently a relative of Gerlof's, studied at the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary and was a minister at Middelburg 1790-1832. His son Pieter Rekker served there as a deacon for many years.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen</em><em> </em>(1884): 50; (1885): 92, 95.
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<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen</em> (1884): 50; (1885): 92, 95.
  
 
<em>Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden.</em> Amsterdam.
 
<em>Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden.</em> Amsterdam.
  
 
Nagtglas, F. <em>Levensberichten van Zeeuwen </em>II. Middelburg. 1893: 502-504.
 
Nagtglas, F. <em>Levensberichten van Zeeuwen </em>II. Middelburg. 1893: 502-504.
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Rekker, a Dutch family name, borne by four Mennonite ministers. Meindert Huyberts Rekker was a lay preacher of Sneek 1723-ca. 1757. Jan Pieters Rekker was a lay preacher of the congregations of Veenwoudsterwal ca. 1740-1749, Groningen (united Flemish and Waterlander congregation) 1749-51, and Winsum-Obergum 1751-ca. 1775. Gerlof (Gerlaicus) Rekker of Dokkum studied at the University of Franeker and the Mennonite Seminary at Amsterdam and served the congregations of Den Hoorn on the island of Texel 1754-56, Bolsward 1756-59(?), and Vlissingen 1759-d.1809. His son Bartholomeus Rekker (1768-1844) was a merchant and writer. Sicco Rekker (1767-1835), also of Dokkum, and apparently a relative of Gerlof's, studied at the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary and was a minister at Middelburg 1790-1832. His son Pieter Rekker served there as a deacon for many years.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1884): 50; (1885): 92, 95.

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

Nagtglas, F. Levensberichten van Zeeuwen II. Middelburg. 1893: 502-504.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Rekker family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 26 Sep 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rekker_family_name&oldid=133614.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Rekker family name. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 September 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rekker_family_name&oldid=133614.




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