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Floris Jacobsz Lijnslager was an aristocratic merchant at Alkmaar, Dutch province of North Holland, much renowned for his important collection of drawings. He was a good friend of Elder Doornbos of Wormerveer and a member of the Frisian Mennonite congregation at Alkmaar, which he served as a deacon 1765-1778. His father, Jacob Florisz (d. 1743), had been a deacon of the same congregation 1731-1743, and his grandson Abraham Lijnslager Moeriaen 1815-1825 of the united congregations of Alkmaar.

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Molhuysen, P. C. and  P. J. Blok. Nieuw Nederlandsch Biografisch Woordenboek. Leiden, 1911-1937: II, 860.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Lijnslager, Floris Jacobsz (1721-1778)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 20 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lijnslager,_Floris_Jacobsz_(1721-1778)&oldid=108632.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Lijnslager, Floris Jacobsz (1721-1778). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lijnslager,_Floris_Jacobsz_(1721-1778)&oldid=108632.




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