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Vermeer (Vermeeren, Vemeren, Van der Meer), a common Dutch family name. Adriaen  Ver­meer of Leiden was an Anabaptist martyr, execut­ed at Haarlem, Holland, in 1537. Joos Vermeeren (Joachim de Suickerbacker) of Antwerp, Bel­gium, was a Mennonite elder in the 1560's. Later there were some Mennonite Vermeers in the Rotter­dam congregation and Vermeerens at Haarlem until ca. 1900.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Vermeer family name." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 21 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Vermeer_family_name&oldid=110173.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Vermeer family name. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Vermeer_family_name&oldid=110173.




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