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van Zeggelen, a Dutch Mennonite family. Wilhemus Josephus van Zeggelen (1811-1879), a Roman Catholic, joined the Mennonites in 1848. He was a director of a printing shop at The Hague, Holland, and was known for his humorous poetry. Among his children were Marie Christine van Zeggelen (1870-1953), well-known Dutch novelist and dramatist, and author of children's books, and Constantijn Henri van Zeggelen (1878-1939), a lawyer at Amsterdam, twice a deacon in the congregation, trustee of the Algemene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit, in 1914-1939 a trustee of the Oranjeappel orphanage, and in 1924-1939 a trustee of the Christina Stichting.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Zeggelen, van." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zeggelen,_van&oldid=109854.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Zeggelen, van. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Zeggelen,_van&oldid=109854.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, pp. 1020-1021. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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