Andries (Andrew) Daniel SCHONKEN, eldest son of:
Johannes Jacobus SCHONKEN (b 15 Jun 1904, Lady Brand, Orange Free State, South Africa - d. 12 Apr 1957, Salisbury, Rhodesia)m. 1928
Elizabeth Maria SCHONKEN (b. 30 Jul 1905, Worcester, Cape Province, South Africa - d. 29 Dec 1933, Umtali, Rhodesia)
Johannes Jacobus SCHONKEN, (same as above) 6 child out of 7 and 4th son of
Andries Daniel SCHONKEN (b??? - d. Chipinge, Zimbabwe)m???
Welhelmina Magrieta J. TRUIDSMAN (b. 1873, South Africa - d. 11 May 1934, Umtali, Rhodesia)
Other possible children incl: (not sure whether dates of birth are actual or estimated)
Bartholomeus Petrus SCHONKEN (b.1892, South Africa)
Hendrick Johannes SCHONKEN (b. 1894)
Fenna SCHONKEN (b. 1896)
Wilhelmina SCHONKEN (b. 1898)
Andries Daniel SCHONKEN (b. 1902)
Adolf SCHONKEN (b. 1915)
Elizabeth Maria SCHONKEN (same as above) daughter of
Johannes Jacobus SCHONKEN (no details of birth, marriage or death)
Hester Maria Margarita NEL (no details of birth, marriage, other children or death.)
Does anyone have any details or information that could help me trace this line back further?
I have heard that the Schonken line came from von Schonen, does anyone have evidence of this?