Maria van Malabar1
F, #12843, b. circa 1673
|BirthOrigin*||Maria was from Malabar Coast and was perhaps born there circa 1673. She was said to be 18 years old in 1691.1,2|
|Names in the record, in publications, etc.||29 December 1693, the name of Maria was written in the record as Maria van Bengal, I have assumed this to be the same woman purchased by Smit as Maria van Malabar in 1691, hoping for further discovery in the record. Provenance was sometimes recorded incorrectly. Corrections welcome.3|
|Slave Transactions||On 11 June 1691 Pieter van Malabar, Maria van Malabar and Antonique van Malabar were sold by Gillis Brouwer to Hans Hendrik Smit, for Rds. 190.4|
On 29 December 1693 Maria van Malabar was sold by Hans Hendrik Smit to Julius Conradus Lasius, for Rds. 85.3
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.158.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [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), Sequence IDNO: 0763
Slaves First Name: Maria
Presumed Place Of Origin: Van Malabar
Day Of Sale: 11
Month Of Sale: 6
Year Of Sale: 1691
Type Of Sale: Oceanic
Type Of Name: Christian
Continental Origin Code: Indian Sub Continent
Slaves Age: 18
Slaves Gender: Female
Sellers Last Name: Brouwer
Sellers First Name: Gillis
Sellers Civil Status: VOC employee
Sellers Gender: Male
Sellers Domicile: Transit-at sea
Sellers Occupation: Skipper
Buyers Last Name: Smit
Buyers First Name: Hans H
Buyers Civil Status: burgher
Buyers Gender: Male
Buyers Domicile: Cape district
Buyers Occupation: farmer
Primary Reference: Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.164. 29.12.1693, p. 446: Maria from Bengal (23/24), sold by Hans Hendrik Smit to Julius Lasius, free baker, for Rds. 85.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.158. 11.6.1691, pp. 189-190: Pieter from Malabar (19/20), Maria (18) and Antonique (-), sold by Gillis Brouwer, skipper of Goudesteijn, to Hans Hendrick Smit for Rds.190.