Maria van de Caab1

F, #13832, b. 1 October 1719
Mother*Christina van Bengaalen1 b. c 1690
Foster FatherJacob Kruger2 b. 28 Jul 1690, d. 29 Oct 1749
Foster MotherJohanna Kemp2 b. c Aug 1696, d. 27 Oct 1778

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Last Edited02/01/2014
(Beneficiary) WillMaria van de Caab was named as a beneficiary in the will of Bertries van Couchin on 27 January 1720 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3 
BaptismsMaria van de Caab was baptized on 1 October 1719 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Slave BirthsCirca 1718, Maria van de Caab was born in bondage and was owned by Bertries van Couchin de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,3,1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[1719] 1 Octob. een de van Bertriser van Coùchin de moeder is Christina van Bengaalen: het is vrij gegeeven. Maria.…."
  2. [S665] Mansell Upham 'Johanna Kemp - An enquiry into the ancestry of the Cape-born Johanna Kemp (c. 1689-1778) - wife of Jacob Krüger (from Sadenbeck)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (This article is under review), March 2012. "Maria is to be manumitted and allowed to join the household of Jacob Krüger (from Sadenbeck) and his wife, Johanna Kemp."
  3. [S424] Mansell G. Upham, "Armosyn Revisited", Capensis (Armosyn Revisited) 2/2000 (July 2000): ... (will of Beatrice van Coutchin oud omtrent 70 jaar) 27 January 1720. Hereinafter cited as "Armosyn Revisited."
  4. [S665] Mansell Upham 'Johanna Kemp', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "In her will, Beatrice leaves a substantial legacy to her two-year old slave girl Maria van de Caab. [The will was dated 27 Jan 1720.]"

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