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Hendrik van Voorst, born 1750 at Amsterdam, died 2 October 1808 at Zaandam, a Dutch Mennonite pastor, trained for the ministry at the Amsterdam Lamist Mennonite seminary in 1774-1778, serving in the Zaandam-Oost congregation 1779-d. 1808. He was a man of learning, particularly in philosophy. Three of his papers were given awards by the Teyler Foundation at Haarlem and published in the Verhandelingen (essays) of this association. His descendants in the 19th century produced ship bis­cuits, flour, and rice at Zaandam.

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Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden. Amsterdam (1808): 74.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Voorst, Hendrik van (1750-1808)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 31 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Voorst,_Hendrik_van_(1750-1808)&oldid=109440.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Voorst, Hendrik van (1750-1808). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Voorst,_Hendrik_van_(1750-1808)&oldid=109440.




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