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Buren, a small town in the Dutch province of Gelderland where there were Mennonites as early as 1563, Leenaert Bouwens baptizing eight persons here between 1563 and 1565, and where in 1649 a congregation belonging to the Flemish branch existed, which, however, disappeared soon afterwards.

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Cate, Steven Blaupot ten. Geschiedenis der Doopsgezinden in Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht en Gelderland, 2 vols. Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1847: v. I, 222, 330; v. II, 45.

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: v. I, No. 408.

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Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Buren (Gelderland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 29 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Buren_(Gelderland,_Netherlands)&oldid=86363.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1953). Buren (Gelderland, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Buren_(Gelderland,_Netherlands)&oldid=86363.




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