Sjouke van der Meulen

27 February 1890–
Utingeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Sjouke

When Sjouke van der Meulen was born on 27 February 1890, in Utingeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Sipke Sjoerds van der Meulen, was 44 and his mother, Tytje Harmens van der Velde, was 40. He married Wiepkje Veldstra on 21 June 1917, in Utingeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands.

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Sjouke van der Meulen
Wiepkje Veldstra
Marriage: 21 June 1917

Spouse and Children

21 June 1917
Utingeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Sipke Sjoerds van der Meulen


    Tytje Harmens van der Velde




    Harmen Sipkes van der Meulen


    Hebeltje Sipkes van der Meulen


    Bartje Sipkes van der Meulen


    Harmen Sipkes van der Meulen


    Sjoerd Sipkes van der Meulen


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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 9

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 14

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Age 32

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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