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Visserweert (Visschersweert), a hamlet on the Maas River (coordinates: 51° 4' 3" N, 5° 48' 3" E) in the municipality of Echt-Susteren in the Dutch province of [[Limburg (Netherlands)|Limburg]], in the 16<sup>th</sup> century belonging to the territory of Valkenburg, was, like the neighboring hamlet of [[Illikhoven (Limburg, Netherlands)|Illikhoven]], a center of Mennonite activity ca. 1545-1547. On a pasture near Visschersweert [[Menno Simons (1496-1561)|Menno Simons]] preached in 1545, and from Visschersweert he went by boat to Roermond. Theunis van Hastenrath also preached and baptized here. Among the Mennonites of Visschersweert were [[Jan Neulen (16th century)|Jan Neulen]], Eeren Neuten, and the martyrs [[Metken (d. 1547)|Metken]] and her husband Jacob Vrancken.
 
Visserweert (Visschersweert), a hamlet on the Maas River (coordinates: 51° 4' 3" N, 5° 48' 3" E) in the municipality of Echt-Susteren in the Dutch province of [[Limburg (Netherlands)|Limburg]], in the 16<sup>th</sup> century belonging to the territory of Valkenburg, was, like the neighboring hamlet of [[Illikhoven (Limburg, Netherlands)|Illikhoven]], a center of Mennonite activity ca. 1545-1547. On a pasture near Visschersweert [[Menno Simons (1496-1561)|Menno Simons]] preached in 1545, and from Visschersweert he went by boat to Roermond. Theunis van Hastenrath also preached and baptized here. Among the Mennonites of Visschersweert were [[Jan Neulen (16th century)|Jan Neulen]], Eeren Neuten, and the martyrs [[Metken (d. 1547)|Metken]] and her husband Jacob Vrancken.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Bax, W. <em>Het Protestantisme in het Bisdom Luik I</em>. The Hague, 1937: 330 f. and <em>passim</em>.
 
Bax, W. <em>Het Protestantisme in het Bisdom Luik I</em>. The Hague, 1937: 330 f. and <em>passim</em>.
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<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen </em>(1864): 151 f.; (1890): 54-56, 60 f.
 
<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen </em>(1864): 151 f.; (1890): 54-56, 60 f.
 
 
  
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Visserweert (Limburg)|Map:Visserweert (Limburg)]]
 
[[Map:Visserweert (Limburg)|Map:Visserweert (Limburg)]]
 
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Visserweert (Visschersweert), a hamlet on the Maas River (coordinates: 51° 4' 3" N, 5° 48' 3" E) in the municipality of Echt-Susteren in the Dutch province of Limburg, in the 16th century belonging to the territory of Valkenburg, was, like the neighboring hamlet of Illikhoven, a center of Mennonite activity ca. 1545-1547. On a pasture near Visschersweert Menno Simons preached in 1545, and from Visschersweert he went by boat to Roermond. Theunis van Hastenrath also preached and baptized here. Among the Mennonites of Visschersweert were Jan Neulen, Eeren Neuten, and the martyrs Metken and her husband Jacob Vrancken.

Bibliography

Bax, W. Het Protestantisme in het Bisdom Luik I. The Hague, 1937: 330 f. and passim.

Crous, Ernst. "Auf Mennos Spuren am Niederrhein." Der Mennonit VIII (1955): 155.

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1864): 151 f.; (1890): 54-56, 60 f.

Maps

Map:Visserweert (Limburg)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Visserweert (Limburg, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 6 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Visserweert_(Limburg,_Netherlands)&oldid=85806.

APA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Visserweert (Limburg, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 6 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Visserweert_(Limburg,_Netherlands)&oldid=85806.




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