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Jacob Broeks was a shoemaker and preacher of the Mennonite congregation at Terhorne, in the Dutch province of Friesland. When the Moravian Brethren settled in the Netherlands they found some adherents among the Mennonites. Jacob Broeks, who joined the Moravians in 1756 together with Sybern Claases, one of the members of his congregation, caused some difficulty in his congregation.

Bibliography

Lütjeharms, W. Het Philadelphisch-Oecumenisch streven der Hernhutters in de Nederlanden in de 18e eeuw. Zeist, 1935: 65.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Broeks, Jacob (18th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 1 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Broeks,_Jacob_(18th_century)&oldid=110585.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Broeks, Jacob (18th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Broeks,_Jacob_(18th_century)&oldid=110585.




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