- Besides being an encyclopedist, Winkler Prins ( a double surname ) was a " Doopsgezind " ( Mennonite ) preacher.
- In 1811, different regional churches merged to form the " Algemene Doopsgezinde Soci雝eit " ( " doopsgezind"
- Winkler Prins studied science and literature in Utrecht and later studied theology at the Doopsgezind Seminarium ( Mennonite Seminary ) in Amsterdam.
- Muller's paternal grandfather was a German immigrant to the Netherlands and a Doopsgezind ( Mennonite ) minister and professor of theology in Amsterdam.
- Two miles south of this village on a wooded plot are found the buildings of the Doopsgezind Broederschapshuis Elspeet ( Elspeet Mennonite Brotherhood House ).