Moses van Macassar1,2,3

M, #11210, b. circa 1690

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
Last Edited19/10/2019
Birth*Moses van Macassar was born circa 1690 in Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia, .4
 
BaptismSlave On 17 October 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), Moses van Macassar and his daughter, Rebecca, were baptised. The name of their owner is not provided, but this record is included with those of other slaves owned by vrijburghers.5 
Marriage De facto* Circa 1690 Moses van Macassar and Sara van Macassar were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop.3  
Marriage*He married Jacomijntje van Madagascar on 2 November 1710 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1,6
 

Family

Sara van Macassar b. c 1670, d. bt 9 Jun 1709 - 2 Nov 1710
Child
Manumitted*Moses van Macassar and his daughter Rebecca Mosesz van de Caab would have been manumitted after 17 October 1700 when they were baptised together. Baptism was a prerequisite for manumission, and it is likely they were baptised shortly before they were released from slavery.7 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Moses van Macassar was also known as Arensz van Macassar.
17 October 1700, the name of Moses was written in the record as Moses-Aaron van Macassar.8
Baptisms - WitnessMoses van Macassar and Sara van Macassar witnessed the baptism of Moses Ernest van Graan on 7 November 1706 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).9
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Antonij van de Caep in December 1707 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), this witness has not been positively identified.10
He and Sara van Macassar witnessed the baptism of Sara van de Caep on 10 March 1709 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).11
He and Sara van Macassar witnessed the baptism of Pieter van de Caep on 10 March 1709 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).11
He and Sara van Macassar witnessed the baptism of Sara van Graan on 9 June 1709 de Caep de Goede Hoop.12
He and Jacomijntje van Madagascar witnessed the baptism of Johannes van Graan on 3 July 1712 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).13
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)1700 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, with one daughter, Rebecca Mosesz van de Caab.14
1705 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in, with one wife, presumably Sara van Macassar.15
1709 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in, along with a wife, presumably Sara van Macassar. Also enumered were two slaves, a man and a woman, who I have yet to identify.16
1712 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, along with a wife, Jacomijntje van Madagascar.17
1716 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, along with a wife, Jacomijntje van Madagascar.18
1719 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, along with a wife, Jacomijntje van Madagascar.19
1721 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, along with a wife, Jacomijntje van Madagascar.20
1724 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, along with a wife, Jacomijntje van Madagascar.21
1725 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, along with a wife, Jacomijntje van Madagascar.22
1731 Moses van Macassar was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, along with a wife, Jacomijntje van Madagascar.23

Citations

  1. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 2 November 1710:
    Moses van Macasser
    met
    Jacomyntjie van Madagascar [?].
  2. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p.503. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
  3. [S377] Webpage South Africa's Stamouers (http://www.stamouers.com/) "MOSES VAN MACASSER and SARA VAN MACASSER
    Both Moses and Sara must have received these biblical names from their European masters. Moses was also know [sic] as Moses Aron/ Moses Arensz van Macassar."
  4. [S463] Mansell Upham, "Johannes Claasen", October 2000 (Cape Town, South Africa). This short register was prepared for Delia Robertson by Mansell Upham in March 2006.. Hereinafter cited as "Johannes Claasen."
  5. [S747] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), Burger Slave Baptisms, 1696-1712: [17 Octob:r 1700] na voorgaande belydenis gedoopt — Moses-Aaron en — Rebbecca, transcribed by Corney Keller, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as Burger Slave Baptisms.
  6. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: 2 9b: (November)
    Moses van Macassar, met Jacomijntje
    van Madagascar.
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 107, 2 Nov 1710, marriage entry for Moses van Macassar and Jacomijntje van Madagascar, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  7. [S744] Mansell Upham 'God's Slave & Afrikaner 'Hearts of Darkness' - Abdullah alias Adolf Jonker (c. 1709-1779)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), May 2013.
  8. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  9. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [7 Nov 1706] van Otto Ernst van Gran[e] en Rebecca van de Caap, onder getuygen van Moses Arontz en Sara van Macasser gent: - Moses Ernst, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  10. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[undated - December 1707? ]Een Slave Jongetje van den burger Willem ten Damme onder getuigen van Johanna van de Caap en Moses van Macasser, - Antonij
    familysearch.org."
  11. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[10 Maart 1709] Twe slaave-kindren van Harmen Buijs, de moeder was Diana van Krankebaar [sic]; de getuigen Moses van Macasser, en Sara van Macasser. — 1. Sara — 2. Pieter."
  12. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [9 Junij 1709] van Otto Ernst van Gran, en Rebecca van de Caap; de getuigen Moses Aaronsz van Macasser, en Sara van Macasser. - Sara, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  13. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): D:o [3 Julij 1712] van Otto Ernst van Gran, en Rebecca Moses; de getuigen Moses Aaron, en Jacomina Aarons. - Johannes, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  14. [S931] Opgaafrol, J __; J; Tax Rolls, 1705, Cape Archive Depot.
  15. [S894] Opgaafrol, J __; J; Tax Rolls, 1705, Cape Archive Depot, 0056 Macassar van, Moses Aron, 1 1.
  16. [S756] Opgaafrol, unknown file number; J; Tax Rolls, 1709, Cape Archive Depot, 523: Macassar v, Moses, 11 (1 man, 1 wife); 11 (Male slave, female slave) 1 (snaphaen) 1 (degen) K (Cape). My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.
  17. [S932] Opgaafrol vir die Kaapse districk vir 1712, Rijksarchief, Den Haag, 124: Macassar van VS Moses 11 [1 man, 1 woman], 1 [snaphaen] 1 [degen] K [Cape], as transcribed by Hans Heese. Hereinafter cited as Opgaafrol 1712.
  18. [S830] Opgaafrol van burgers, 4075 VOC, 233: Aaron v Macassar Moses VS 1 [man] 1 [woman] ... 1 [snaphaen] 1 [degen] K [Cape]; Algemene Rijksarchief, Den Haag, as transcribed by Hans Heese. Hereinafter cited as Opgaafrol Kaap 1716. My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.
  19. [S882] Opgaafrol, K; KA 4060; Tax Rolls, 1719, Cape Archive Depot, Householder Last Name:      MacCasser Van
    Householder First Name:      Moses Aron
    District:      Cape District
    Comment:      Freeblack
    Spouse Surname:      Madagascar van
    Spouse First Name:      Jacomina
    Free Males:      1
    Free Females:      1
    Free Sons:      0
    Free Daughters:      0
    Knechts:      0
    Male Adult Slaves:      0
    Female Adult Slaves:      0
    Male Slave Boys:      0
    Female Slave Girls:      0
    Horses:      0
    Cattle:      0
    Sheep:      0
    Pigs:      0
    Vines:      0
    Leggers Of Wine:      0
    Barley Sown:      0
    Barley Reaped:      0
    Oats Sown Muids:      0
    Oats Reaped Muids:      0
    Rye Sown:      0
    Rye Reaped:      0
    Sabres:      1
    Carbines:      1
    Pistols:      0
    All Slaves:      0
    Sequence Number In Original IDNO:      0302
    Source:      Opgaafrolle KA 4060 (April 1720)
    Source Location:      Cape Town Archives.
  20. [S761] Opgaafrol, FILE NUMBER; J; Tax Rolls, 1721, Cape Archive Depot, 341: Aaron v Macassar Moses 1 [man] 1 [woman] K [Cape]. My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.
  21. [S860] Opgaafrol, FILE NUMBER; J; Tax Rolls, 1721, Cape Archive Depot, 334: Macassar va VS Moses 1 [man] 1 [woman] K (Cape). My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.
  22. [S864] Opgaafrol, FILE NUMBER; J; Tax Rolls, 1721, Cape Archive Depot, 387: Aaran v Mcsr VS Moses Arn 1 [man] 1 [woman] K [Cape]. My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.
  23. [S865] Opgaafrol, FILE NUMBER; J; Tax Rolls, 1731, Cape Archive Depot, 300: Macassar van VS Moses Arn 1 [man] 1 [woman] 1 1 K [cape]. My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.
  24. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/dutoit/I076.html, last accessed on 2 May 2010."
 

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