Jan Voermeester1

M, #13700, b. 1696
Mother*Sara Voermeester2 b. c 1680, d. 19 Apr 1730

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Last Edited08/06/2011
Slave Birth - Company OwnedJan Voermeester was born in bondage circa 1696 and was owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie), de Caep de Goede Hoop Jan Voermeester.2
(Slave) 1727 LodgeCensus*Jan Voermeester was enumerated in the 1727 census of the Slave Lodge. This was the largest census of the slave lodge.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Jan Voermeester was also known as Johannes NN.2
BaptismsJan Voermeester was baptized in 1696 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2


  1. [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), First Name: Jan Voermeester
    Matronym: van Sara
    Toponym: van de Caab
    Birth Place: Creole
    Contemporary Country Of Birth: South Africa
    Continent: Africa
    Gender: Male
    Domicile Workplace: Lodge
    Status: Mandoor
    Occupation: Mandoor
    Occupational Group: Supervisor
    Miscellaneous: No comment
    Archives And Document: Cape Town Archives, C.344
    Document Title: Monster rolle van soodanige slaven, bandietten en slavinnen
    Date: 1727.02.28
    Page: 123
    Year: 1727
    Sequence In Document: 233. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  2. [S630] E-mails from Mansell Upham (e-mail address) to Delia Robertson, 7 June 2011 (Personal Library, Email Upham) "c1 JOHANNES casties baptized 1696."

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