Reeva Steenkamp

Birth Name: Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp

Date of Birth: August 19, 1983

Place of Birth: Cape Town, South Africa

Date of Death: February 14, 2013

Place of Death: Pretoria, South Africa

Ethnicity:
*25% Afrikaner [Dutch, possibly other]
*75% English, distant Irish

Reeva Steenkamp was a South African model.

Her father, Barry Steenkamp, is South African, of half Afrikaner and half English descent. Her mother, June (Marshall), is an English emigrant, from Blackburn, and also has 1/32 Irish ancestry.

Reeva was fatally shot by her boyfriend, runner Oscar Pistorius.

Reeva’s paternal grandfather was “Barry” (likely Barend Jacobus) Steenkamp (likely the son of John David Gerhardus Steenkamp and Maria Johanna van Niekerk).

Reeva’s paternal grandmother was “Dolly” (likely Dorothy Elsie) Williams (the daughter of Alfred Thomas Williams and Beatrice Maria Weston). Dorothy was born in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Reeva’s maternal grandfather is Harold Marshall (the son of Harry Marshall and Annie Whittaker). Harold was born in Blackburn, Lancashire. Harry was the son of Henry Marshall and Alice Eccles.

Reeva’s maternal grandmother is Irene Orr (the daughter of Arthur Orr and Louisa Kelly). Irene was born in Blackburn, Lancashire. Arthur was the son of Thomas Orr and Margaret Jane Andrews. Louisa was the daughter of John William Ackerley and Ada Kelly; Ada’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Kelly, was Irish.

Sources: Genealogy of Reeva Steenkamp – http://www.geni.com

Baptismal record of possibly Reeva’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy Elsie Williams – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Reeva’s mother – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Reeva’s maternal grandparents, Harold Marshall and Irene Orr – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Reeva’s maternal grandfather, Harold Marshall – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Reeva’s maternal great-grandparents, Harry Marshall and Annie Whittaker – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Reeva’s maternal grandmother, Irene Orr – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Reeva’s maternal great-grandfather, Arthur Orr – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Reeva’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Thomas Orr and Margaret Jane (Andrews) Aird – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Reeva’s maternal great-grandmother, Louisa Kelly – https://familysearch.org

7 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

  2. Manila says:

    Ada’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Kelly, was Irish.

  3. Manila says:

    ? Orr and ? Kelly -> Arthur Orr and Louisa Kelly

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