Casper Brinckman1

M, #13924, b. circa 1634

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Last Edited02/01/2016
BirthOrigin*Casper was from Vreeckenhorst, (this is probably Freckenhorst, Stadt Warendorf, Münsterland), and may have been born there circa 1634. His age is estimated.1,2 
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)On 20 March 1656 Casper Brinckman was enumerated in the muster roll, as an adelborst or midshipman.2
On 31 May 1657 Casper Brinckman was enumerated in the muster roll, as an adelborst or midshipman earning f 10 per month.3
On 15 February 1658 Casper Brinckman and Warnar Cornelisz: were enumerated in the muster roll, among the freemen, as Brinckman's Company and owners. Enumerated with them were Gerrit Sandersz: and Tomas Robberts described as 'in their service.4'
On 1 March 1661 Casper Brinckman was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as from Vreeckenhorst, cadet.5
On 1 April 1662 Casper Brinckman was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as from Vreeckenhorst, cadet.6
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusOn 1 October 1657, Casper Brinckman was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher.7
Slave TransactionsOn 10 May 1658 Maria van Guinea was sold by the Company to Casper Brinckman.8,9
On 10 May 1658 Evert van Guinea was sold by the Company to Casper Brinckman.10
On 1 April 1659 Evert van Guinea was sold by Casper Brinckman to Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck, no amount was specified.10
On 4 September 1660 Maria van Guinea was sold by Casper Brinckman to Maria de la Queillerie.11,8

Citations

  1. [S332] Webpage tanap.net (http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/) (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Reference code: C. 2, pp. 318-330.
    Saterdag ultimo Meert ao. 1663 naermiddach.
    ...
    Caspar brinckman van Vreeckenhorst in April 1655 met 't schip Amersfoort hier te lande gecomen voor adelborst a 10 gl. 's maents, en nu zedert eenige jaren vrij lantbouwer geweest, ende naderhandt wederom in Comps. dienst aengenomen ende aen Comps. corenscheur gebruijckt zynde, al waer goet contentement nae behooren heeft gegeven, [10] ende alsoo sijnen verbonden tijt jegenwoordigh is g'expireert, ende dat wederom versoeckt te continueeren: mits wat meerder gagie te mogen geni[e]ten, soo wort den selven aengesien dese landerije wel bekent is door sijn lang aenwesen alhier, als oock dat hem op de lantbouwe wel verstaet en 't selve een sware arbeijt hier is, een beloninghe toegeleijt van 14 gl. ter maent, ende gehouden sijn als vooren in alle voorvallende saken d' E. Compe. noch 3 jaer daer voor te dienen. ..."
  2. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.284-286. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  3. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, pp.287-289.
  4. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.294.
  5. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.301.
  6. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.304.
  7. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.264. As above to:- Caspar Brinckman, of Vreekenhorst, cadet, d.d. 1st October, 1657.
  8. [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): 4.9.1660      CTD I , p.l78
    Caspar Brinckman van Vreekenhorst, vryburger, verkoop aan Maria de la Quellerije, huisvrou van die kommandeur Jan van Riebeeck, die Guineese slavin Marij, wat hy op 10 Mei 1658 van die Kompanjie gekoop het. [Geen bedrag vermeld.]. Hereinafter cited as "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)."
  9. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.125: 4.9.1660, 1, p. 178: Mary from Guinea, sold by Casper Brinkman, who had
    bought her on the 10th of May 1658 from the Company, to Maria de la
    Quellerie, wife of van Riebeeck. No price mentioned.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  10. [S853] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)", 1.4.1659     CTD 1, p.119
    Casper Brinckman van Vreeckenhorst, vryburger, verkoop aan kommandeur Jan van Riebeeck ‘n sekere Guineese slaaf Evert, wat hy op 10 Mei 1658 van die Kompanjie gekoop het. [Geen ouderdom of bedrag vermeld nie.]
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.125: 4.9.1660, 1, p. 178: Mary from Guinea, sold by Casper Brinkman, who had bought her on the 10th of May 1658 from the Company, to Maria de la Quellerie, wife of van Riebeeck. No price mentioned.
 

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