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Tzum (Tjum), a village in Friesland, Netherlands (coordinates: 53° 9′ 28″ N, 5° 33′ 52″ E), where Elder Leenaert Bouwens baptized four persons in 1563-65, and another 15 persons ca. 1570. A Mennonite congregation of Tzum is, however, not known; the newly baptized may have joined some neighboring congregations like Blessum or Arum.

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Map:Tzum (Friesland, Netherlands)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Tzum (Friesland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 30 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tzum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=110123.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Tzum (Friesland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tzum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=110123.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 760. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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