Roel Sytzes van der Meer

Male11 January 1813–21 May 1878

Brief Life History of Roel Sytzes

When Roel Sytzes van der Meer was born on 11 January 1813, in Witveen, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Sytze Jans van der Meer, was 20 and his mother, Antje Roels Loonstra, was 25. He married Aukjen Martens de Vries on 9 May 1846, in Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 May 1878, in Harkema-Opeinde, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 65.

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Roel Sytzes van der Meer
Aukjen Martens de Vries
Marriage: 9 May 1846
Sytze Roels van der Meer
Rienk van der Meer
Anne Roels van der Meer
Marten van der Meer
Fokje Roels van der Meer
Fokke Roels van der Meer

Sources (8)

  • Roel Sijtzes v d Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Roel Sytzes van der Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Roelof van der Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1846Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)


    Age 1

    William VI, prince of Orange, became King William I of the Netherlands.

    1814 · Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Age 1

    In 1814, after gaining its independence, the Netherlands became a kingdom of their own with William I of Orange-Nassau as their ruler.


    Age 40

    Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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