Theophilus Benedictus1

M, #12143, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited21/03/2015
Birth*Theophilus Benedictus was born circa 1660.1,2
Occupation* On 14 May 1692 Theophilus Benedictus was the steward on the Spierdijk.3 
Slave TransactionsOn 14 May 1692 Jacob van Malabar was sold by Theophilus Benedictus to Hendrik Barent Oldenlandt, for Rds. 50.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.159.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.159. 14.5.1692, pp. 16-17: Jacob from Malabar (18/19), sold by Theophilus Benedictus, steward of the Spierdijk, to Hendrik Barend Oldenland for Rds. 50.

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