Wolmoet ( Woltje) Tol

15 December 1900–23 November 1994 (Age 94)
Volendam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Wolmoet ( Woltje)

When Wolmoet ( Woltje) Tol was born on 15 December 1900, in Volendam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Bruining "Kip van de Grutter" Tol, was 37 and her mother, Jannetje Jacobse Molenaar, was 35. She married Albert "Abbelies" Sier on 27 August 1921, in Edam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 November 1994, in her hometown, at the age of 93.

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Albert "Abbelies" Sier
Wolmoet ( Woltje) Tol
Marriage: 27 August 1921
Jacob "japie" "Japie Abbeiies" Sier
Bruin "Bruin Abbelies" Sier
Jannetje Sier
Aaltje "Aaltje Abbelies" Sier
Jan Sier

Spouse and Children

27 August 1921
Edam, North Holland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 4

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 14

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Age 28

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Jewish:1. Ashkenazic: ornamental name from German Tal ‘valley’. 2. Israeli: ornamental name from Hebrew tal ‘dew’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Wolmoed Tol, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Wolmoed Tol in entry for Jan Sier, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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