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Gerbrand Valter, b. 1740 at [[Amsterdam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Amsterdam]] (?), d. 8 December 1818, at [[Purmerend (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Purmerend]], married to Maria Houttuyn, was a Dutch Mennonite preacher, serving at Langedijk-Koedijk 1771-?, [[Hoorn (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Hoorn]] until 1778, [[Edam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Edam]] 1778-80, and Oostzaan-Zuid 1780-1809. Though he did not receive a theological training for the min­istry, he was a man of wide knowledge and trained other young men for the ministry. Among his pu­pils was Nicolaas Messchaert. Valter pub­lished <em>Vraagen over de Voornaamste Waarheden van den Christelyken Godsdienst</em> (Amsterdam, 1784). The well-known elder Cornelis Ris of Hoorn was his uncle.
 
Gerbrand Valter, b. 1740 at [[Amsterdam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Amsterdam]] (?), d. 8 December 1818, at [[Purmerend (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Purmerend]], married to Maria Houttuyn, was a Dutch Mennonite preacher, serving at Langedijk-Koedijk 1771-?, [[Hoorn (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Hoorn]] until 1778, [[Edam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Edam]] 1778-80, and Oostzaan-Zuid 1780-1809. Though he did not receive a theological training for the min­istry, he was a man of wide knowledge and trained other young men for the ministry. Among his pu­pils was Nicolaas Messchaert. Valter pub­lished <em>Vraagen over de Voornaamste Waarheden van den Christelyken Godsdienst</em> (Amsterdam, 1784). The well-known elder Cornelis Ris of Hoorn was his uncle.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen </em>(1887): 128.
 
<em>Doopsgezinde Bijdragen </em>(1887): 128.
  
 
<em>Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden.</em> Amsterdam: (1810): 75 f.; (1829): 30.
 
<em>Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden.</em> Amsterdam: (1810): 75 f.; (1829): 30.
 
 
 
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Gerbrand Valter, b. 1740 at Amsterdam (?), d. 8 December 1818, at Purmerend, married to Maria Houttuyn, was a Dutch Mennonite preacher, serving at Langedijk-Koedijk 1771-?, Hoorn until 1778, Edam 1778-80, and Oostzaan-Zuid 1780-1809. Though he did not receive a theological training for the min­istry, he was a man of wide knowledge and trained other young men for the ministry. Among his pu­pils was Nicolaas Messchaert. Valter pub­lished Vraagen over de Voornaamste Waarheden van den Christelyken Godsdienst (Amsterdam, 1784). The well-known elder Cornelis Ris of Hoorn was his uncle.

Bibliography

Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1887): 128.

Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden. Amsterdam: (1810): 75 f.; (1829): 30.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Valter, Gerbrand (1740-1818)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 24 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Valter,_Gerbrand_(1740-1818)&oldid=85648.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Valter, Gerbrand (1740-1818). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 24 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Valter,_Gerbrand_(1740-1818)&oldid=85648.




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