Matthijs Michielsz1

M, #13692, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited07/10/2017
Birth*Matthijs Michielsz was born circa 1660, he should not be confused with either of the individuals of the same name who were resident at the Cape at this time.1,2
Slave TransactionsOn 2 May 1691 Simon van Bengale was sold by Matthijs Michielsz to Jan Dircks de Beer, for Rds. 70.3


  1. [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.
  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.158. 2.5.1691, pp. 147-148: Simon from Bengal (19/20), sold by Matthijs Michielsz, steward of the Crab, to Dirck de Beer for Rds. 70.

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