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Pieter Jansz, "van den Busch" (a hamlet near Krommenie), from 1665 a preacher and from 1675 until his death an elder of the Frisian Mennonite congregation of Wormerveer, Dutch province of North Holland (he was moderator of the North Holland Frisian Conference in 1698), proprietor of a paper mill, traveled to  Friedrichstadt in Holstein, Germany, on business and also served the congregation there, which had no minister, with preaching, baptism, and communion. He died on this trip at Friedrichstadt in 1698.


Aten, Jan. De Doopsgezinde Krommenieër zeildoekfabrikeursfamilie Kuyper. [Netherlands?]: s.n, 1953: 25 f.

Molhuysen, P. C. and P. J. Blok. Nieuw Nederlandsch Biografisch Woordenboek, 10 vols. Leiden, 1911-1937: IX, 455.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Jansz, Pieter (d. 1698)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 30 Jan 2015.,_Pieter_(d._1698)&oldid=82675.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Jansz, Pieter (d. 1698). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 January 2015, from,_Pieter_(d._1698)&oldid=82675.

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