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Janjetich

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Unknown

Unknown Report 17 Sep 2013 15:41

Looking to find out where my Great Grandfather Antonie Janjetich was born and the date. We know he was from Europe, possibly Austria or nearby. He lived in the Transvaal, South Africa for a short period and then travelled by ox-wagon to Southern Rhodesia now known as Zimbabwe. He purchased a farm in Essexvale,.Matebeleland Province and named it Good Luck Farm.

Unknown

Unknown Report 17 Sep 2013 15:43

I have found all the information regarding Rowland Hubert Lawrence & May Agus. Thanks

Andrew

Andrew Report 17 Sep 2013 15:46

Hi and welcome to the GR message boards.

Can you tell us when he was born approx. and roughly when he travelled to South Africa?

Andy

alviegal

alviegal Report 17 Sep 2013 17:00

Is this his marriage? Possibly too late for a greatgrandfather though.

spouse:Joyce Mary Ravenscroft

NameAnthony Janjetich
Event TypeMarriage
Event Date14 Dec 1946
Event PlacePietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa
GenderMale
Age25
Birth Year (Estimated)1921
Spouse's NameJoyce Mary Ravenscroft
Spouse's GenderFemale
Spouse's Age23
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated)1923
Reference ID1378
GS Film number1938592
Digital Folder Number004236677


He was born Southern Rhodesia, was a storeman. He lived in single quarters, Rhodesian Railways, Bulawayo.
C J Janjetich was one of the witnesses.
Is this one of your ggrandfather's sons?


https://familysearch.org

alviegal

alviegal Report 17 Sep 2013 17:08

Here is another one.

Name: Leonard Martin Janjetich
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 08 Jan 1955
Event Place: Point, Durban, Natal, South Africa
Gender: Male
Age: 27
Birth Year (Estimated): 1928
Spouse's Name: Sheila Maud Jacobs
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 23
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1932
Reference ID: 2374
GS Film number: 1938636
Digital Folder Number: 004236684
Image Number: 02311

patchem

patchem Report 17 Sep 2013 19:19

Unknown has Mary Janjetich, 1900, place unknown, in their tree on here, but no Antonie showing.

Unknown

Unknown Report 17 Sep 2013 21:48

Antonie Janjetich was born in Austria in 1860. His real surname was spelt YANJETICK but it seems as though he changed it as it was too hard for the South Africans and Rhodesians to pronounce. He must have come to South Africa in about 1875 - 1880. I think he must have gone up to Rhodesia in about + - 1890. BUT I am not sure.

Unknown

Unknown Report 17 Sep 2013 21:49

Antonie Janjetich was born in Austria in 1860. His real surname was spelt YANJETICK but it seems as though he changed it as it was too hard for the South Africans and Rhodesians to pronounce. He must have come to South Africa in about 1875 - 1880. I think he must have gone up to Rhodesia in about + - 1890. BUT I am not sure.

Unknown

Unknown Report 17 Sep 2013 22:10

I believe there were 2 brothers who travelled out to South Africa. The 1 brother stayed in South Africa and my grandfather moved to Southern Rhodesia with his wife and children. The entries here regarding the marriages in Natal are obviously belonging to the Janjetich Family. So thank you and I welcome further information.

Unknown

Unknown Report 17 Sep 2013 22:14

Alviegal. Thanks.

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 17 Sep 2013 22:33

It is against GR guidelines to post email addresses on this a public site,

I suggest you remove it before someone reports your post for review

If Alviegal or any other member has further info they will post it on this thread so no need to contact anyone,

You just need to check your thread for replies

To find the thread in future click on the "My Threads" under Tools on the left of the page

Roy

Unknown

Unknown Report 18 Sep 2013 11:47

Roy thanks. I sincerely hope NO ONE reports me as I have been trying for years now to obtain information on my mother's side of the family. Sadly my mother NEVER knew her family as her mother Mary died when my mom was 2 years old
and she and her sister Helen were placed in an orphange by their father. As I type, I have tears as I know what a devestating affect this had on my mother and her sisterand it lasted until both my mother & her sister passed away. I sincerely hope to finally find the family my precious mother never knew.

alviegal

alviegal Report 18 Sep 2013 14:40

I'm really sorry but the records I posted are from https://familysearch.org. I know nothing else about the family.

There is a tree on ancestry with Janjetich family. It is Wade Family Tree (Durban, South Africa) I have no idea if you already know about these people?

There is also the name mentioned on http://www.national.archives.gov.za/index.htm. If you click on National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System (NAAIRS) then Search then look at the RSA database, you will find some of the family.

If you google the name, a few pages come up including one for everyone on facebook with that name. https://www.facebook.com/family/Janjetich/1

Liz

alviegal

alviegal Report 18 Sep 2013 15:07

From http://www.morningmirror.africanherd.com/mirrors/mirror366.txt

7a) GOSSIP COLUMN

MORE ON DANCERS
Mention must be made of Joyce Janjetich - Auntie Joycie to everyone. Her talent at the piano was unbelievable. She joined Dorothy in 1947. I have known her to keep in time with a dancer, slowing down and quickening up to a dancer's pace (especially when a child is tapping) and even finishing the music at the same time as the dancer, even though there may have been another seven bars of music to the end! She never learned to tap. Just by observing the lessons whilst playing the music, she became very proficient in tap dancing. In fact, when she left Zimbabwe with her daughter, Sharleen, she became a member of The Golden Girls, a tap group of senior ex dancers that Sharleen taught and danced with in Kwa-zulu Natal. A truly remarkable lady right to the end.


Maybe Joyce who married Anthony?

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 18 Sep 2013 16:49

I see you have seen my post and replied with regard to my request to remove your email address but you have not taken that advice and left your post with the email address in tact.

Don't complain when it does get reported

Roy

Edit, Just to say putting your email address on a public site has security and privacy issues for example from your email addy I found in seconds your full name and location plus where you are originally from so once again I suggest you remove it

Unknown

Unknown Report 19 Sep 2013 02:06

II will do so now. Thanks.

Unknown

Unknown Report 19 Sep 2013 02:06

II will do so now. Thanks.

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 7 Oct 2013 10:14

Another thread about the same person:

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/tips_board/thread/1332494