Johannes Munster1

M, #14309, b. circa 1648

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Last Edited15/03/2015
Birth*Johannes Munster was born circa 1648.1,2
Occupation* On 5 May 1688 Johannes Munster was had been a Vrij Burgher or free burgher and chirurgijn in Batavia.3 
Slave TransactionsOn 5 May 1688 Helena van Cochin was sold by Johannes Munster to Willem ten Damme, for Rds. 53. Munster reserved the right to buy back Helena should he later return to Batavia.3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.153.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.153. 5.5.1688. pp. 130-131: Helena from Cochin (19/20), sold by Johannes Munster, Free Burgher chirurgijn from Batavia, to Willem ten Damme for Rds. 53. He reserved the right to buy this slave back should he return to Batavia.

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