Andrew Cornelis Stam

11 October 1886–10 November 1961 (Age 75)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Andrew Cornelis

When Andrew Cornelis Stam was born on 11 October 1886, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Stam, was 23 and his mother, Jannetje Johanna Fehling, was 21. He married Magdalena Regina Hoppe on 13 March 1912, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 November 1961, at the age of 75, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Andrew Cornelis Stam
Magdalena Regina Hoppe
Marriage: 13 March 1912
John A Stam
Johanna Regina Stam

Spouse and Children

13 March 1912
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States


    John A Stam


    Johanna Regina Stam


Parents and Siblings

    Jan Stam


    Jannetje Johanna Fehling




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 12

"Built in 1898, the """"White House"""" standing at 43 meters tall, was Europe's first skyscraper. Somehow it survived German bombings in May 14 1940. The White House was added to the UNESCO world heritage list."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname for a heavily built man, from stam ‘stem’, ‘(tree)-trunk’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Stamm .3 Altered spelling of German Stamm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew C Stam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Andrew C Stam, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Andrew C Stam, "United States Census, 1930"

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