Jan van Quilon1

M, #13753, b. 1646/47

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Last Edited05/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Jan was from Quilon, Malabar Coast, and may have been born there in 1646/47. He was 27 years old when sold as slave in 1674.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 19 May 1674 Jan van Quilon was sold by Jacob Klok to Wouter Mostert de Caep de Goede Hoop, for Rds 80.2,3,4


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 131, No date is given for the sale of Jan from Quellaan (27) by skipper [of the Hof van Breda] Cornelis [Jacob] Clock to Wouter Mostaert for Rds. 80.. 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): 19.5.1674     CTD 6, p. 118
    Jacob Kloek, skipper van Het Hof van Breda verkoop aan Wouter Mosten die slaaf Jan van Quallaan, 27 jaar oud, vir 80 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 131. No date is given for the sale of Jan from Quellaan (27), by skipper Cornelis Clock to Wouter Cornelis Mostaert for Rds. 80. [See Hattingh citation.]
    [Quellan=Coylang/Coelang on the Malabar Coast. In the shipping record the seller is named as Jacob Klok.]
  4. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Breda, Hof van 1667
    vertrek op     van     naar     aankomst op     kamer     schipper
    04/02/1674     Batavia          1674     Enkhuizen     Jacob Klok
    via:     Kaap de Goede Hoop     van 02/05/1674 tot 03/06/1674."

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