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Winsum, a village in the Dutch province of Groningen (coordinates: 53° 19′ 52.32″ N, 6° 30′ 56.52″ E)Leenaert Bouwens baptized 7 persons here in 1554-56. At this time or soon after a Men­nonite congregation may have been founded, which later belonged to the Flemish branch. For further particulars see Obergum, a twin town of Winsum. The congregation was sometimes called Winsum and sometimes Obergum.

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Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: II, Nos. 1841, 1843.

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Map:Winsum (Groningen, Netherlands)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Winsum (Groningen, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Winsum_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=111991.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Winsum (Groningen, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Winsum_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=111991.




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