Philip Christiáán Jansen

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

The Life 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 had at least 1 daughter with Geertruyda Johanna Eckhard.

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Family Time Line

Philip Christiáán Jansen
1826–
Geertruyda Johanna Eckhard
1830–
Johanna Arnoldina Janson
1845–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Johanna Arnoldina Janson

    Female1845–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1852

Age 26

Sand River Convention. Britain recognizes Transvaal as the independent Afrikaner South African Republic.
1856

Age 30

Xhosa cattle sacrifices lead to famine.
1867

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Philip Christiaan Janson in entry for Johanna Arnoldina Janson, "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 "
  • Philip Christiaan Janson in entry for Johanna Arnoldina Janson, "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 "

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