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Barend Rusburg (ca. 1767-9 May 1856), a son of Jan Rusburg of Haarlem, and Maria Tirion, was a Dutch Mennonite minister. At first he was employed in the office of his uncle Tirion, a noted bookseller of Amsterdam. Then he decided to study theology. He was a student in the Amsterdam Mennonite Seminary 1801-1804, and thereupon served the congregations of Aalsmeer 1805-1807, Hengelo 1807-1828, and Kampen 1828-1851; in 1851, at the age of eighty-five, he retired. Rusburg published a translation of the prophecies of Micah from the Hebrew (Amsterdam, 1832) and a short biography of two Mennonite industrialists in Hengelo, Iets over W(olter) and J(ohannes) ten Cate als oprigters der fabrijken (n.p., n.d.).

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Rusburg, Barend (ca. 1767-1856)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Mar 2017.,_Barend_(ca._1767-1856)&oldid=84786.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Rusburg, Barend (ca. 1767-1856). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 March 2017, from,_Barend_(ca._1767-1856)&oldid=84786.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1118. All rights reserved.

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