Philip Christiáán Jansen

Male17 December 1826–

Brief Life History 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. He lived in Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa in 1844.

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

Sources (16)

  • Philip Christian Jansen, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Philip Christiáán Jansen - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Philip Christiáán Jansen
  • Philip Christiaan Janson, "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1844Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    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

    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 .

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

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