Joost van Madagascar1

M, #13733, b. circa 1659

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Last Edited12/03/2016
Birth*Joost van Madagascar was born circa 1659 in Madagascar.2,1
Slave TransactionsJoost van Madagascar and Aran van Madagascar were sold by Adriaen van Asperen, to Wouter Mostert on 24 March 1677, for Rds. 55.3,4
On 10 November 1679 Joost van Madagascar was sold by Hester Weijers to Guillaume Heems de Caep de Goede Hoop, for Rds. 90.1


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.138; 10.11.1679: Joost from Madagascar, sold by Hester van Lier, the widow of Wouter Mostaert, to Guilliam Eems [Heems] for Rds. 90.. 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. 133, 24.03.1677: Joost and Aran from Madagscar, sold by skipper Adriaan van Asperen to Wouter Mostaert for Rds. 55.
  4. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 24.3.1677          [Verlore, TS I]
    Skipper Adriaan van Asperen verkoop aan Wouter Mostaert die slawe Joost en Aran van Madagaskar vir 55 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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