Havelte (Drenthe, Netherlands)

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Havelte, Drenthe, Netherlands
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Havelte, a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe (coordinates: 52.773889, 6.238333 [52° 46′ 26″ N, 6° 14′ 18″ E]), where until 1650 were found a number of Mennonites. In 1608 the Reformed pastor of Havelte made a complaint at the synod that Mennonites of his town refused to have their children baptized. Nothing is known about a congregation in Havelte.


Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 478.

Veen, Reitsma-van. Acten der provinciate en particuliere Synoden VIII. Groningen, 1899: 90.


Map:Havelte, Drenthe, Netherlands

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Havelte (Drenthe, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 30 Nov 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Havelte_(Drenthe,_Netherlands)&oldid=145095.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Havelte (Drenthe, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 November 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Havelte_(Drenthe,_Netherlands)&oldid=145095.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 681. All rights reserved.

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