Jan van Tuticorin1

M, #13738, b. circa 1650

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Last Edited13/03/2016
Birth*Jan van Tuticorin was born circa 1650 in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.2,3
Slave TransactionsOn 29 April 1678 Jan van Tuticorin was sold by Emanuel Jaspersz van Ceulen to Hester Weijers de Caep de Goede Hoop, for Rds. 80.1,4


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 135, 29.04.1678: Jan from Tuticorin, sold by skipper Emanuel Jaspersz from Keulen, skipper of De Vlieger, to Hester van Lier the widow of Wouter Cornelis Mostaert, for Rds. 80.. 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.136; 26.2.1679: Aran van Madagascar, given by the widow of Wouter Mostaert, Hester van Lier, to the fiscal Tobias Vlasvat [her son-in -law].
  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): 29.4.1678     [Verlore, TS I]
    Emanuel Jaspersz van Keulen, skipper van De Vlieger, verkoop aan Hester van Lier, weduwee van Wouter Comelis Mostaert, die slaaf Jan van Tuticorin vir 80 Rds. [?]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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