Theunis Christoffel Jansen van Rensburg

25 November 1908–20 August 1982 (Age 73)
South Africa

The Life of Theunis Christoffel

Theunis Christoffel Jansen van Rensburg was born on 25 November 1908, in South Africa as the son of Schalk Willem Jansen van Rensburg and Christoffelina NN. He married Joyce Elizabeth Watson on 3 March 1930, in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 20 August 1982, in Kroonstad, Orange Free State, South Africa, at the age of 73.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Theunis Christoffel Jansen van Rensburg
Joyce Elizabeth Watson
Marriage: 3 March 1930
Grace Una Jansen van Rensburg
Theunis Christoffel Jansen van Rensburg

Spouse and Children

3 March 1930
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa


Parents and Siblings

    Schalk Willem Jansen van Rensburg


    Christoffelina NN




World Events (8)


Age 1

British Parliament enacts the South Africa Act, proposed constitution of Union of South Africa.

Age 2

Self-governing Union of South Africa established within British Commonwealth.

Age 26

South African parliament enacts Status of Union Act claiming full sovereignty for South Africa.

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 (2)

  • Theunis Christoffel Janse Van Rensburg, "South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records, 1792-1992"
  • Theunis Christoffel Jansen Van Rensburg, "South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.