Wiersema family

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Wiersema, a Mennonite family found in the Dutch province of Groningen since the 17th century. Luitjen Olferts (Wiersema, or Wiersum), d. 1784 at Eenrum, was a lay preacher of the Rasquert (Baflo) congregation 1757-84. Enno Wiersema (ca. 1720-85), who was trained for the ministry by one of the, ministers in the town of Groningen, served 1744-45 at Ouddorp and 1745-85 at Winterswijk, also taking charge of the Zutphen congregation, whose pulpit was mostly vacant. He was married in 1747 to Magtelt Walien of Winterswijk. At present there are still a number of Wiersemas in the province of Groningen.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Wiersema family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 23 Apr 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wiersema_family&oldid=69168.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Wiersema family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 April 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wiersema_family&oldid=69168.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, pp. 949-950. All rights reserved.

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