Zirke Jansen, SV/PROG (1731 - 1772) MP

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Birthplace: Neustadtgödens, Duitsland
Death: Died in Suid Afrika
Occupation: Kleremaker
Managed by: Judith Susanna Hendrika Marais, i12j2
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About Zirke Jansen, SV/PROG

Zirke was the progenitor of the Jansen Family of South Africa. He was born in 1731. He was confirmed in the Lutheran Church in Neustadtgödens, East Friesland in 1747. He joined the Dutch East India Company as a soldier in 1752 and sailed to the Cape in the Huys te Manpadt. He arrived at the Cape of Good Hope in 1753 and became a Free Burgher in 1757. He settled as a Wine Farmer and Tailor in Drakenstein. He got Married in 1755 and died in 1772 at Drakenstein. They had seven children with two sons only. These were Cornelis Rudolphus (1759) and Roelof Andries (1760).

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Zirke Jansen, SV/PROG's Timeline

1731
1731
Neustadtgödens, Duitsland
1753
1753
Age 22
Cape
1755
October 5, 1755
Age 24
1756
1756
Age 25
1757
1757
Age 26
1759
1759
Age 28
South Africa
1760
December 7, 1760
Age 29
1770
1770
Age 39
1772
December 21, 1772
Age 41
Suid Afrika
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