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Lulofs was a Mennonite family, living at Leer, East Friesland, Germany, since the 17th century. A branch of this family in the early 18th century moved to Amsterdam, where Warner Lulofs became a deacon of the Lamist congregation in 1735. A descendant of this family was Sicco Lulofs (b. 1849 at Amsterdam, d. 1927 at The Hague), who was a Mennonite pastor for more than 55 years, serving at Broek op Langendijk 1872-1875, Winterswijk 1875-77, Koog-Zaandijk 1877-1889, Deventer 1889-1901, and The Hague 1901-1927. For many years he was a trustee of the Algemene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit (Dutch General Mennonite Conference) and a curator of the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary. He published only a number of sermons. His colleague G. Wuite Jz of The Hague wrote his obituary in Doopsgezind ]aarboekje of 1929.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Lulofs family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 31 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lulofs_family&oldid=119845.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1957). Lulofs family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lulofs_family&oldid=119845.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, pp. 413-414. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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