Philip Christiáán Jansen

17 December 1826–
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

The Life Summary of Philip Christiáán

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.

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Philip Christiáán Jansen
Geertruyda Johanna Eckhard
Marriage: 15 October 1844
Johanna Arnoldina Janson

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World Events (8)

Age 26
Sand River Convention. Britain recognizes Transvaal as the independent Afrikaner South African Republic.
Age 30
Xhosa cattle sacrifices lead to famine.
Age 41
Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (13)

  • Philip Christian Jansen, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"
  • Philip Christiaan Jansen in entry for Johanna Arnoldina Jansen, "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 "
  • Philip Christiaan Janson in entry for Johanna Arnoldina Janson, "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 "

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