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Henrick Samuel van Lennep, born 10 February 1832 at Amsterdam, died 24 October 1914 at Heemstede, was a jurist and well-known legal authority in Amsterdam and director of the Vesta Life Insurance Company. He served the Algemene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit as a trustee from 1869 until his death, and as treasurer from 1872 until his death. He was elected chairman of this conference (A.D.S.) three times. He also served for a long time as chairman of the Dutch Mennonite Mission Association, and for 12 years as a deacon of the Amsterdam congregation. He was married to Anna Cecilia van Eeghen.


Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1903): 132-135; (1911): 133.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: II, 638.

Zondagsbode XXVI (1911-12): No. 15; XXVIII (1914-15): No. 1.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1957

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Neff, Christian. "Lennep, Henrick Samuel van (1832-1914)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 28 Oct 2016.,_Henrick_Samuel_van_(1832-1914)&oldid=83120.

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Neff, Christian. (1957). Lennep, Henrick Samuel van (1832-1914). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 October 2016, from,_Henrick_Samuel_van_(1832-1914)&oldid=83120.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 323. All rights reserved.

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