Roelf Lamein

1887–1947 (Age 59)
Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Roelf

When Roelf Lamein was born on 5 September 1887, in Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Jan Lamein, was 23 and his mother, Maria van der Laan, was 27. He married Marchiena Theissina Platje on 16 May 1908, in Nieuwe Pekela, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. He died on 23 May 1947, in Muntendam, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 59.

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Roelf Lamein
Marchiena Theissina Platje
Marriage: 16 May 1908
Jan Lamein
Jan Lamein
Matheus Lamein
Marinus Lamein
Nies Lamein
Roelf Lamein
Harm Lamein
Jan Nies Lamein

Spouse & Children

16 May 1908
Nieuwe Pekela, Groningen, Netherlands


  • Jan Lamein


  • Jan Lamein


  • Matheus Lamein


  • Marinus Lamein


  • Nies Lamein


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1886–1949Male

  • Male1887–1947Male

  • Male1891–1962Male

  • Annechien Lamein


  • Anko Lamein


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 3

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Lamb 1 and 2.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Roelf Lamein in entry for Roelf Lamein and Henderkien Habing, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Roelf Lamein in entry for Marinus Lamein, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Roelf Lamein in entry for Nies Lamein, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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