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Stenvers, a Dutch Mennonite family descended from a family of [[Burgsteinfurt (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Burgsteinfurt]], Westphalia, Germany. Since the early 17th century a branch lived at Enschedé<em> </em>in the textile business, and later tex­tile manufacture; a number of them served as dea­cons of the Mennonite church. Sometime later its members were also found in other Mennonite congregations. Kl. Stenvers was treasurer of the [[Deventer (Overijssel, Netherlands)|Deventer]] Mennonite congregation about 1900. In the 17th century the name Stenvers was also spelled Stenforts or Stenvorts. They may have be­ longed to the same branch as the [[Stenfort family|Stenfort family]].
 
Stenvers, a Dutch Mennonite family descended from a family of [[Burgsteinfurt (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Burgsteinfurt]], Westphalia, Germany. Since the early 17th century a branch lived at Enschedé<em> </em>in the textile business, and later tex­tile manufacture; a number of them served as dea­cons of the Mennonite church. Sometime later its members were also found in other Mennonite congregations. Kl. Stenvers was treasurer of the [[Deventer (Overijssel, Netherlands)|Deventer]] Mennonite congregation about 1900. In the 17th century the name Stenvers was also spelled Stenforts or Stenvorts. They may have be­ longed to the same branch as the [[Stenfort family|Stenfort family]].
 
 
 
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Stenvers, a Dutch Mennonite family descended from a family of Burgsteinfurt, Westphalia, Germany. Since the early 17th century a branch lived at Enschedé in the textile business, and later tex­tile manufacture; a number of them served as dea­cons of the Mennonite church. Sometime later its members were also found in other Mennonite congregations. Kl. Stenvers was treasurer of the Deventer Mennonite congregation about 1900. In the 17th century the name Stenvers was also spelled Stenforts or Stenvorts. They may have be­ longed to the same branch as the Stenfort family.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Stenvers family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 9 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stenvers_family&oldid=85331.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Stenvers family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 9 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Stenvers_family&oldid=85331.




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