When Philip Christiáán Jansen was born on 17 December 1826, in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, his father, Johannes Arnoldus Jansen, was 35 and his mother, Maria Christina Ziedeman, was 31. He married Geertruyda Johanna Eckhard on 15 October 1844, in Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa in 1844.
Dutch, Flemish, Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a shortened vernacular form of Johannes (see John ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Janssen . Compare Janson 1 and Johnson .
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