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Arnold van Vossen (d. after 1708), a Mennonite immigrant from Hamburg, Germany, who arrived at [[Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA)|Philadelphia]], Pennsylvania, in 1700, joined the [[Germantown Mennonite Church (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)|Germantown Mennonite Church]]. After some difficulty with van Vossen, Hans Neuss (Nice), the preacher of this congregation, left the church. Van Vossen may have been a member of the de Voss family of Hamburg-Altona. In 1702 he gave the land for the building of the Germantown meetinghouse.
 
Arnold van Vossen (d. after 1708), a Mennonite immigrant from Hamburg, Germany, who arrived at [[Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA)|Philadelphia]], Pennsylvania, in 1700, joined the [[Germantown Mennonite Church (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)|Germantown Mennonite Church]]. After some difficulty with van Vossen, Hans Neuss (Nice), the preacher of this congregation, left the church. Van Vossen may have been a member of the de Voss family of Hamburg-Altona. In 1702 he gave the land for the building of the Germantown meetinghouse.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em>Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>, 4 vols. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 424.
 
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em>Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>, 4 vols. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 424.
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Smith, C. Henry. <em>The Mennonite Immigration in Penn­Sylvania. </em>Norristown, PA, 1929: 95, 96, 97, 104, 115.
 
Smith, C. Henry. <em>The Mennonite Immigration in Penn­Sylvania. </em>Norristown, PA, 1929: 95, 96, 97, 104, 115.
 
 
 
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Arnold van Vossen (d. after 1708), a Mennonite immigrant from Hamburg, Germany, who arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1700, joined the Germantown Mennonite Church. After some difficulty with van Vossen, Hans Neuss (Nice), the preacher of this congregation, left the church. Van Vossen may have been a member of the de Voss family of Hamburg-Altona. In 1702 he gave the land for the building of the Germantown meetinghouse.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 424.

Mennonite Quarterly Review VII (1933): 236.

Smith, C. Henry. The Mennonite Immigration in Penn­Sylvania. Norristown, PA, 1929: 95, 96, 97, 104, 115.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Vossen, Arnold van (d. after 1708)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 26 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Vossen,_Arnold_van_(d._after_1708)&oldid=85877.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Vossen, Arnold van (d. after 1708). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Vossen,_Arnold_van_(d._after_1708)&oldid=85877.




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