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Westergeest, a hamlet in the northeastern part of the Dutch province of Friesland, where Leenaert Bouwens baptized five persons in 1563-65, and ten in 1568-82. Since there was never a congre­gation at Westergeest, the converts may have joined a neighboring congregation like Dokkum or Dantumawoude.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Westergeest (Friesland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Mar 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Westergeest_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126470.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Westergeest (Friesland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 March 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Westergeest_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126470.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 932. All rights reserved.


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