The congregation belonged to the Waterlander branch, and existed before 1581, in which year its representatives were present at the meeting of Waterlander churches at Amsterdam. "Graft (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online.
In 1654 De Rijp was completely burned down, and with it the Mennonite church with its archives.
, West Frisian: Noard-Holland) is a province in the northwest of the Netherlands.
From here, there are four trains an hour to Amsterdam, with a journey time of 25 minutes.Important in a relationship is variated and exciting . See Netherlands Population for further information. From 1850 onwards the Government has recorded the address and basic details such as name, birthdate, birthplace, occupation and religion of all residents of the Netherlands.During this period West Friesland was incorporated.In the 17th and 18th century, the area was part of the province of Holland.