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The van Leuvenig (Leuvenich, Leuvenigh) Dutch Mennonite family, a branch of the Krefeld von Loevenich family, is found at Amsterdam, where they usually were cloth merchants. They joined the Amsterdam Zonist congregation. Deacons of this congregation were Sander Hans van Leuvenich 1670-1674, 1682-1686, Abraham van Leuvenigh 1684-1688, 1703-1706, Steven van Leuvenigh 1722-1726, Hendrik van Leuvenigh 1758-1762, 1768-1772, Gerrit van Leuvenigh 1763-1766, 1773-1776, and Pieter Johan van Leuvenig 1782-1786, 1791-1806. Other members of this family, including the preacher B. van Leuvenig, belonged to the Amsterdam Lamist congregation.

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Church records of Amsterdam.

Rogge, J. Het Handelshuis van Eeghen. Amsterdam, 1948: passim.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Leuvenig, Van, family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 10 Oct 2015.,_Van,_family&oldid=120516.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Leuvenig, Van, family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 10 October 2015, from,_Van,_family&oldid=120516.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 329. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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