Schouten family name
Schouten, a common Dutch family name. There was a Mennonite Schouten family in the Waterlander congregation of Amsterdam from ca. 1580, where Lourens Jans Schouten was a deacon from 1612, as were some other members of this family. The Schoutens of Amsterdam were engaged in business and were well-to-do. Maerten Schouten was a lay preacher at Knollendam 1754-ca. 1774.
Church records of Amsterdam.
Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam. 2 v. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. I, No. 520.
|Author(s)||Nanne van der Zijpp|
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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Schouten family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 11 Dec 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schouten_family_name&oldid=60812.
Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Schouten family name. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 11 December 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schouten_family_name&oldid=60812.
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