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Jelle Jansz Schütt: mayor and leader of the Mennonite congregation at Friedrichstadt on the Eider, Germany; b. in Ameland in Holland, 11 November 1802, d. 18 January 1895, rendered outstanding service to the congregation in fifty years of untiring devotion and work. On 3 January 1886, he celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of his service. In the Hamburg-Altona congregation the name Schütt is also found among the outstanding leaders.


Dollinger, R. Geschichte der Mennoniten in Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg und Lübeck. Neüminster, 1930: 61 ff.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon. vol. 4. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV, 119.

Mennonitische Blätter (1885): 21.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1959

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Neff, Christian. "Schütt, Jelle Jansz (1802-1895)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 26 Oct 2016.,_Jelle_Jansz_(1802-1895)&oldid=93550.

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Neff, Christian. (1959). Schütt, Jelle Jansz (1802-1895). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 October 2016, from,_Jelle_Jansz_(1802-1895)&oldid=93550.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 484. All rights reserved.

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