Marij van de Caep1

F, #13921, b. between February 1659 and 25 September 1661
Father*Deuxsous van Guinea1 b. c 1628
Mother*Christijn van Angola1 b. c 1648

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Last Edited22/01/2016
Names in the record, in publications, etc.6 April 1666, the name of Marij was written in the record as Maria van de Caep.2,3
Slave BirthsBetween February 1659 and 25 September 1661, Marij van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck de Caep de Goede Hoop, the 'Guinea' slaves arrived in May 1658 - so this child must have been born sometime between early 1659 and August 1661 when she was sold away from her mother. She was said to be ongeveer 5 jaar oud on 6 April 1666.4
Slave TransactionsOn 28 September 1661 Marij van de Caep was sold by Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck, to Abraham Gabbema de Caep de Goede Hoop, she would have been less than 3 years old and was sold away from her mother Christijn van Angola and her father Deuxsous van Guinea.5,6
On 6 April 1666 Jan Meeuw van Angola and Domingo van Angola were sold by Abraham Gabbema to Elbert Diemer; included in the sale were a young boy, Jan van de Caep, whose age was not specified, and a girl, Marij van de Caep, just 5 years old.3,2

Citations

  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.125, 28.9.1661, I, p. 278: Mary, child of Deuzsous from Guinea and Christijn from Angola, sold by Jan van Riebeeck to Abraham Gabbema. Age and price not mentioned in the document.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S853] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)", Kronos - Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670) 15 (1988): 6.4.1666     CTD 3, p.15
    Abraham Gabbema, onderkoopman en sekunde, verkoop aan Elbert Dircx Dimmer [sic] vryburger, drie stuks slawe en ‘n slavin, Jan, Domingo, en die jongetjie ook Jan genoem en die slavinnetje Maria, ongeveer 5 jaar oud. [Geen bedrag asook ouderdomme vermeld nie.]. Hereinafter cited as "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)."
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 126. 6.4.1666, III, pp. 15-16: Jan and Domingo from Angola, as well as two children Jan and Marie, aged 5, sold by Abraham Gabbema to Elbert Dircx Dimmer (sic). No price mentioned.
  4. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.125, 28.9.1661, I, p. 278: Mary, child of Deuzsous from Guinea and Christijn from Angola, sold by Jan van Riebeeck to Abraham Gabbema. Age and price not mentioned in the document.
    p. 126. 6.4.1666, III, pp. 15-16: Jan and Domingo from Angola, as well as two children Jan and Marie, aged 5, sold by Abraham Gabbema to Elbert Dircx Dimmer (sic). No price mentioned.
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.125, 28.9.1661, I, p. 278: Mary, child of Deuxsous from Guinea and Christijn from Angola, sold by Jan van Riebeeck to Abraham Gabbema. Age and price not mentioned in the document.
  6. [S853] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)", 28.9.1661     CTD I, p.278 [Verlore.]
    Jan van Riebeeck, kommandeur, verkoop aan Abraham Gabbema, fiskaal, die ‘slavinnetjie’ Marij, hier gebore van ‘n Guineese slaaf Deuxsous en sy eie Angolese slavin Christijn. [Geen ouderdom of bedrag vermeld.]
 

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