In this chapter I will describe what we know of the genealogy of the Abeln Families
This Abeln family was my ancestor
Stapelfeld is a village 5 km south-west of Cloppenburg.
It was in the past a part of the municipality of Krapendorf.
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Genealogical Surveys by researchers
Maria Schroer (Cloppenburg DE): gives me information about the Stapelfeld
My father Jaap Abeln
give me the basic information of the dutch tree starting in Appingedam
The "status Animorum 1749-1750": a count
of all living in the Diocese Münster.
In this document there are different Abeln families in Stapelfeld
"Kammergueter in den uentern Cloppenburg und Friesoyhe", Vechta
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about Hof Abeln in Stapelfeld
This text describes the state of the farm of Abeln in the 17th century.
They were serf to the court and to the church.
There is also a description
of the yields in some years and the names of the farmers:
1699: Johan Abeln and Gelze
1750: Rudolf Abeln and Maria Meijer
Johan Gerard Henrich Abeln (b: 1801 in Nutteln) went to Appingedam
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See the ascendents of Abel Abeln born in 1560 Stapelfeld
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of the first known Abeln in Stapelfeld
Open the known ancestor tree from Stapelfeld (pdf)
Here are some pictures of the Stapelfeld
Joan Abeln *1858 with Maria Wienken.
Children: August, Johanna, Joseph, Johannes
Hof Abeln Stapelfeld in 1928
memorial stone in old farmhouse
Hof Abeln in Stapelfeld now