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De Sitter (de Sutter, de Zuttere), a Dutch Mennonite family, originally living in Flanders, Belgium. Some of them, who were farmers, moved to Dutch Zeeland Flanders in the early 17th century and joined the Aardenburg congregation. In the 17th and 18th centuries the de Sitters, then usually engaged in business such as textiles, one of them a manufacturer of white lead paint, are found in Rotterdam, where some of them were deacons of the Mennonite church.

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Lennep, F. K. van. Verzameling van Oorkonden betrekking hebbende op het geslacht van Eeghen . . . Amsterdam, 1918: passim.

Vos, K. Geschiedenis der Doopsgezinde gemeente te Rotterdam. 1907: reprinted 45, 47 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Sitter, de, family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 7 Jul 2015. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sitter,_de,_family&oldid=109447.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Sitter, de, family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 7 July 2015, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Sitter,_de,_family&oldid=109447.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 535. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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