Boekenoogen, Jan Gerrit (1856-1933)

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Jan Gerrit Boekenoogen was a Dutch Mennonite minister, son of Lucas Fredrik Boekenoogen, b. 17 July 1856, at Wormerveer, d. 7 January 1933, at Bussum. He studied at the university and the Mennonite seminary in Amsterdam, became a ministerial candidate in 1880, and served the congregations of Wormer and Jisp (1881-1884), Hindeloopen (1884-1885) and Krommenie (1885-1922). He received the Th.D. degree at Amsterdam in 1884. Except for his doctoral dissertation, he published only a few sermons. He compiled a new catalog of the Mennonite literature in the Amsterdam Library, which was published in 1919. He was a member of the Teyler Theological Association at Haarlem and coeditor of Teyler's Theologisch Tijdschrift.


Catalogus der werken over de Doopsgezinden en hunne geschiedenis aanwezig in de bibliotheek der Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam. Amsterdam: J.H. de Bussy, 1919: 317.

Zondagsbode (15 January 1933).

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953

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