Helena van de Caep

F, #10060, b. before 4 April 1694, d. before 31 August 1702
Mother*Marta Manuels1 b. c 1671

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited09/08/2017
BaptismHelena van de Caep was baptized on 4 April 1694 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Catharina Willemsz and Sara van Soloor. This witness has not been positively identified but Sara van Soloor is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)1 
Death*She died before 31 August 1702 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Slave BirthsBefore 4 April 1694, Helena van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Jan Holtsmit de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 1694
    Den 4 April twee Slavinne kinderen gedoopt van Jan
    Holdtsmidt, waer van de moeder is genaemt Marth at an unknown age
    Manuell, tot getuijge stonden Sara Claesze, ende
    Catarina Willems, sijn genaemt de eene Jacob,
    de andere Helena, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  2. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Death assumed because Helena's mother and four of her siblings were emancipated together on this date and she was not included.. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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