Eva van de Kaap

F, #10681, b. circa 1705

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Last Edited05/04/2016
Marriage*Eva van de Kaap married Jan Hendrik Schreuder van der Borg on 4 July 1728 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Duplicate?*As a baptised slave Eva NN would have been eligible for manumission at age 22. Thus far she is the only slave I have identified who would have been the right age to be the same person as Eva van de Kaap
Manumitted*She was manumitted before 4 July 1728 de Caep de Goede Hoop, the date could be 28 May 1728, see Changing Hands citation.2,3 
Slave BirthsEva van de Kaap was born in bondage, circa 1705, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4


  1. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 4 Julij 1728. Jan Hendrik Schreuder van der Borg. Borger and de Kaap de Goede hoop J.M. met Eva van de Kaap, vrygegeven Slavin.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  2. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, "vrygeven slavin". Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  3. [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), It is possible, but not yet verified, that this manumission refers to Eva:
    Slave First Name:               Eva
    Toponym:               van der Kaap
    Name Type:               Old Testament
    Continental Origin:               Creole
    Slave Place Origin:               Creole
    Gender:                    F
    Simplified Age:               Adult
    Repatriation:               Resident
    Slave Status:               Burgher
    Slave Baptised:               No
    Kin Involved:               No
    Owner Related:               No
    No Of Slaves In Manumission Related:     1
    Owner Surname:               Eksteen
    Owner First Name:               Hendrick Oostwald
    Owner Ethnicity:               German
    Owner Toponym:               Germany
    Owner Repatriation:          NORE
    Owner Death Status:          Alive
    Owner Death Year:               1741
    Owner Gender:               Male
    Owner Status:               Burgher
    Political Rank:               Councillor
    Owner Marital Status:          Married
    Owner Marriage Day:          19
    Owner Marriage Month:          2
    Owner Marriage Year:          1719
    Owner Occupation:               Farmer
    Owner District:               Cape
    Owner Immigration:          Yes
    Owner Age:               50
    Owner Wealth:               9
    Manumitter Surname:          Eksteen
    Manumitter First Name:          Hendrik
    Manumitter Ethnicity:          German
    Manumitter Toponym:          Germany
    Manumitter Relation:          No relation
    Manumitter Death Year:          1741
    Manumitter Gender:          Male
    Manumitter Status:               Burgher
    Manumitter Marital Status:          Married
    Manumitter Marriage Day:          19
    Manumitter Marriage Month:          2
    Manumitter Marriage Year:          1719
    Manumitter Occupation:          Farmer
    Manumitter District:               Cape District
    Manumitter Immigration:          Yes
    Manumitter Age:               50
    Manumitter Wealth:          9
    Sale Transaction Day:          28
    Sale Transaction Month:          5
    Sale Transaction Year:          1728
    IDNO:                    3309
    Manumission Type:               Owner's wish
    Right Of Manumission:          Other
    Year Freed:               1728
    Additional References:          Pama, 192
    Reference:               Cape Archives Court of Justice 3078
    Page Number:               No 304, Fol 181. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  4. [S470] Marriage Register, Drakenstein I Marriages, Date estimated. Den 4 Julij 1728. Jan Hendrik Schreuder van der Borg. Borger and de Kaap de Goede hoop J.M. met Eva van de Kaap, vrygegeven Slavin.

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