Verlaan, a former Dutch Mennonite family, found in the 17th century at Amsterdam, where Johannes (Jan) Verlaan was a preacher of the Waterlander Toren congregation in 1642-1645. Nicolaas Verlaan (b. ca. 1690 at Amsterdam, d. ca. 1763 at Haarlem) was trained for the ministry at the Remonstrant seminary at Amsterdam, thereupon serving the Amsterdam Lamist congregation 1714-1716, Rotterdam 1716-1729, and Haarlem Peuzelaarsteeg church 1729-d. ca. 1763. During his Rotterdam period he was active in behalf of the suppressed Mennonites of Prussia and occasionally too he supported Mennonites from the Palatinate immigrating to America via Rotterdam.
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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Verlaan family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 25 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Verlaan_family&oldid=133565.
Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Verlaan family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 November 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Verlaan_family&oldid=133565.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, pp. 814-815. All rights reserved.
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