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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.

Bibliography

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
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Schouten family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 30 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schouten_family_name&oldid=77620.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Schouten family name. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schouten_family_name&oldid=77620.




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