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Anjum is a village in the northeast of the Dutch province of Friesland, where a Mennonite church once existed. Leenaert Bouwens baptized at least 159 persons here, according to his list; there was later here a branch of the Jan Jacobsz group which had a church of its own, but which died out in 1729.

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Archief der Gem. Terschelling, in the Mennonite archives at Amsterdam.

Cate, Steven Blaupot ten. Geschiedenis der Doopsgezinden in Friesland. Leeuwarden: W. Eekhoff, 1839.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 72.

Loosjes, J. "Jan Jacobsz en de Jan Jacobsgezinden." Nederlands Archief voor Kerkgeschiedenis 11 (: 1914).

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Author(s) Jacob Loosjes
Date Published 1953


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Loosjes, Jacob. "Anjum (Friesland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 26 Aug 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Anjum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126736.

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Loosjes, Jacob. (1953). Anjum (Friesland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 August 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Anjum_(Friesland,_Netherlands)&oldid=126736.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 123. All rights reserved.


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