Pieter van Madagascar1

M, #14140, b. circa 1665

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Last Edited19/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Pieter was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there circa 1665.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 28 August 1690 Pieter van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Leendert Jansz van Gijselen by Fredrick Russouw de Wit and Jan Dircks de Beer to Guillaume Heems for Rds. 100.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.157.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 28.8.1690, pp. 18-19: Pieter from Madagascar (25), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer and Frederick Russouw de Wit ex the estate of the late Leendert van Gijselen for Rds. 100 to Guilliam Heems.

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