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Familie/Family Janse(n) van Rensburg

Alternate Spellings: Jans van Rensburg, Janse van Rensburg, Janse van Rensenburg , Janzen van Rensburg, van Rensburg , Rensburg , Rensenburg

In order to maintain consistency the first 5 Generations on Geni use the Janse(n) van Rensburg spelling. Beyond that the name should be spelt as preferred by the families involved.

Please add Janse(n) van Rensburg profiles to this project - those that there are queries about can be explored in discussions linked to this project. An outline of immediate descendants will be added at the bottom of the page in due course, so please be patient or offer to do this!! For more information about Claas SV/PROG please visit his profile page.

Queries in both English and Afrikaans are welcome. For maximum effect write your query in both, but If you have difficulty with this do contact either June English for assistance, or any collaborator on the project. There is a list of others who offerto help included on the South Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS! project page.

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To make a query ...

  1. Firstly Join the Project. If this option is not available to you then contact a collaborator and ask to be added to the project.
  2. Next open the edit tab on the project page and add your Query to the list below. Make sure that you include all vital information you have here. When you have typed your query please add a short line --- (three -) on the next line to mark the end of the entry.
  3. Start a discussion using the name as a heading, and link that discussion to the entry you have added to the profile. (If you do not know how to do this please ask either June (English) who will be happy to help you)!
  4. If you have a profile for the person you are making an enquiry about please add that profile to the project. (Use the tab at the right or the drop down menu on their profile page).
  5. Sit back and wait for someone to pick up on your query!!

When your query has been answered or a solution has been found please remove the query from the page.

Janse(n) van Rensburg Help Requests and Queries


Notable Janse(n) van Rensburgs

Johannes Jacobus Janse(n) van Rensburg b1c1d2e2 (1779 - ...) Voortrekker leader

Siener van Rensburg Anglo Boer War "seer" or "soothsayer"

DNA Testing

DNA testing is gaining momentum. If you have had your JvR DNA test done please share some of your findings here!

Want add to add here all those who might be mistaken as their relatives.e g. Anthony Michael van Rensburg profiles . Too many .

Web Pages


South African Genealogies Volume 9 Page 264

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South Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS!
First port of call for South African GENi

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