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Doornkaat (Dorencate, Doorenkaate, or ten Doornkaat), a Mennonite family which is found from the beginning of the 17th century in the district of Twente, Dutch province of Overijssel, where Hendrick Dorencate (d. 1755) became a preacher of the Old Flemish congregation of Hengelo in 1729, in which Hendrik Engbertsz Doorencate was a preacher 1735-ca. 1779. In later times this family lived especially in the Dutch province of Groningen and in East Friesland, Germany.

See also Coolman family

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Doornkaat (Dorencate, Doorenkaate, ten Doornkaat) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 14 Oct 2015.,_Doorenkaate,_ten_Doornkaat)_family&oldid=107556.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Doornkaat (Dorencate, Doorenkaate, ten Doornkaat) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 14 October 2015, from,_Doorenkaate,_ten_Doornkaat)_family&oldid=107556.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, pp. 90-91. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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