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
*22.119140625% Afrikaner [8.7646484375% Dutch, 7.23876953125% German, 4.87060546875% French, 0.6591796875% Belgian (Flemish), 0.5859375% Swiss-German]
*0.1953125% African [including 0.048828125% Angolan and 0.048828125% Khoikhoi]
*0.048828125% Indonesian [Sumbawa]
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.
Reeva was fatally shot by her boyfriend, runner Oscar Pistorius.
Reeva’s patrilineal line can be traced back to her eighth great-grandfather, Jan Steenkamp.
Reeva’s paternal grandfather was Barend Jacobus “Barry” Steenkamp (the son of Johan David Gerhardus “Gert” Steenkamp and Maria Johanna van Niekerk). Barry was born in Douglas, Cape Colony (now Northern Cape). Gerhardus was the son of Johan David Gerhardus Steenkamp and Heilje Johanna Johanna Erasmus. Maria Johanna was the daughter of Barend Jacobus van Niekerk and Maria Johanna du Plooy.
Reeva’s paternal grandmother was Dorothy Elsie “Dolly” Williams (the daughter of Alfred Thomas Williams and Beatrice Maria Weston). Dorothy was born in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Alfred was the son of English emigrants, Alfred Williams and Louisa Goodyear, of Andover, Hampshire. Beatrice was the daughter of an English emigrant, George Weston, of Camden Town, Greater London, and of Anna Maria “Annie” Bagley, who was born at Saint Paul’s, Saint Helena, and was of English descent.
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. Annie was the daughter of William Lewis Whittaker and Elizabeth Rebecca Barnes.
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