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Noomen (Noome, Nome, Nomen) is a Dutch Mennonite family, found in the Zaan region and particularly at Zaandam, North Holland, where many members of this family were deacons. Klaas Noome, a farmer and weaver, was a Mennonite preacher at Zaandam as early as 1543. That was the year he was arrested because he read the Bible, but escaped en route to Haarlem. Krelis Jansse Noome was a preacher of the Frisian congregation (Oude Huys) at Zaandam 1651-1669. Pieter Noome is said to have preached a remarkable sermon before Tsar Peter I of Russia, then staying at Zaandam (about 1700). A lateral branch of this family is the van Lijnen Noomen family.


Lootsma, S. Het Nieuwe Huys. Zaandam, 1937: 11, 80, 85, 94, 189, 191, 194.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Noomen (Noome, Nome, Nomen) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 7 Oct 2015.,_Nome,_Nomen)_family&oldid=76403.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Noomen (Noome, Nome, Nomen) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 7 October 2015, from,_Nome,_Nomen)_family&oldid=76403.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 908. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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