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Schijn, a Dutch Mennonite family, found at Amsterdam in the 17th and 18th centuries, members of the Zonist church. Herman Schijn was a noted elder and voluminous author. His brother (?) Laurens Schijn (d. 11 May 1713) was a deacon of the Rotterdam Flemish congregation from 1686 and from 1700 (merger of the Flemish and Waterlanders) of the united Rotterdam Mennonite church. Jacob Schijn, a son of Dr. Herman, served from 1721 as a deacon of the Amsterdam Zonist congregation. The Schijn family died out in the 18th century.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Schijn family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 4 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schijn_family&oldid=77509.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Schijn family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 4 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schijn_family&oldid=77509.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 454. All rights reserved.


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