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Hoogezand, a town in the Dutch province of Groningen, which, together with the adjoining town of Sappemeer, is the seat of a Mennonite congregation. (See Hoogezand-Sappemeer for the history of the congregation.) In the town of Hoogezand and vicinity Mennonite farmers settled early in the 17th century. In 1711 a number of Swiss Mennonite immigrant families settled at Hoogezand, at nearby Kalkwijk, and about 1721 nine Mennonite families moved from Deventer to Hoogezand.

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Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1919): 74-76, 96-109.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Hoogezand (Groningen, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 1 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hoogezand_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=82197.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1953). Hoogezand (Groningen, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hoogezand_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=82197.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 805. All rights reserved.


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