Roelof Stapel

9 August 1907–29 January 1996 (Age 88)
Veeningen, Zuidwolde, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Roelof

When Roelof Stapel was born on 9 August 1907, his father, Roelof Stapel, was 38 and his mother, Woltertien Middelveld, was 30. He died on 29 January 1996, in Hoogeveen, Drenthe, Netherlands, at the age of 88.

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World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 7

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

Age 10

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 27

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

North German:1. from Middle Low German stapel ‘column’, ‘signpost’, ‘warehouse’, perhaps applied as a nickname for a tall thin man. 2. topographic from a diminutive of the old dialect term stap ‘marsh’.

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

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