Rollie Frank Krabbe Jr.

29 March 1955–about 2013 (Age 57)
Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States

The Life of Rollie Frank

Rollie Frank Krabbe Jr. was born on 29 March 1955, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States. He died about 2013, in White Canyon, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 58.

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World Events (3)

1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 1

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 3

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.
1958 · U.S. Air Force Academy Opens

Age 3

On Aug. 29, 1958, the U.S. Air Force Academy opens near Colorado Springs.

Name Meaning

1 North German: from Middle Low German krabbe ‘small crab’, ‘shrimp’, ‘prawn’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught or sold shellfish or a nickname for a lively person.2 Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: from Middle Dutch crabbe, Old Norse krabbi ‘crab’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught or sold shellfish or perhaps a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Rollie in entry for Andrew Ronald Krabbe, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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