Jan Jansz de Ruijter1

M, #13746, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited28/02/2016
Birth*Jan Jansz de Ruijter was born circa 1640.1
Names in the record, in publications, etc.23 February 1671, the name of Jan was written in the record as Ijan Ijansz.2
Slave TransactionsOn 23 February 1671 Jan van Batavia was sold by Jan Jansz de Ruijter to Wouter Mostert de Caep de Goede Hoop, for Rds. 40.1,2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 128: 23.02.1671 V. pp.108-109: Jan van Batavia (13), sold by Jan Jansz de Ruijter to Wouter Mostaert for Rds. 40.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [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): 23.2.1671     CTD 5, p. 108
    Jan Jansz de Ruijter, gewese vryman van Batavia, verkoop aan Wouter Mostaert, burger, die slafie genaamd Jan van Batavia, 13 jaar oud , vir 40 Rds. [Geteken Ijan Ijansz]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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