Anthoni van Madagascar1

M, #14143, b. circa 1669

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Last Edited19/03/2015
BirthOrigin*Anthoni was from Madagascar and was perhaps born there circa 1669.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 28 August 1690 Anthoni van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Leendert Jansz van Gijselen by Fredrick Russouw de Wit and Jan Dircks de Beer to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 100.2,3


  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. 14-15: Anthoni from Madagascar (21), sold by Frederick Roussouw de Wit and Jan Dircx de Beer ex the estate of the late Leendert Gijselen to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 40.
  3. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       0743     
    Slaves First Name:       Anthonij     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       28     
    Month Of Sale:       8     
    Year Of Sale:       1690     
    Type Of Sale:       Domestic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       21     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       40     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van Gijselen     
    Sellers First Name:       Leendert     
    Sellers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Liesbeeck valley     
    Sellers Occupation:       Market Gardener     
    Buyers Last Name:       Van der Stel     
    Buyers First Name:       Simon     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       governor     
    Primary Reference:       Member of orphan chamber. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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