Lena van Tranquebaar1

F, #14547, b. circa 1683

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
Last Edited27/06/2017
BirthOrigin*Lena was from Tranquebar, de Cust Coromandel, and may have been born there circa 1683.1 
Marriage*She married Johannes Dares on 14 December 1710 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
Duplicate?*It is possible that Lena van Tranquebaar and Helene van Tranquebar are the same individual. Could Lena van Trancquebar be Helene van Tranquebar sold by skipper Frans Meyer to Simon vd Stel?4 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Lena van Tranquebaar was also known as Lena van Krankebaar.5
Baptisms - WitnessLena van Tranquebaar and Joannes van der Cust witnessed the baptism of Magdalena van de Caep on 28 June 1711 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).6


  1. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 107, 14 Dec 1710, marriage entry for Johannes Dares and Lena van Tranquebaar, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  2. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 14 December 1710:
    Johannes Dares
    Lena van Tranquebaar.
  3. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 14 Xb: (December)
    Johannes Dares, en Lena van Tran-
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 107, 14 Dec 1710, marriage entry for Johannes Dares and Lena van Tranquebaar, 24 Mar 2012, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  4. [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:       0917     
    Slaves First Name:       Helena     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Tranquebar     
    Day Of Sale:       18     
    Month Of Sale:       1     
    Year Of Sale:       1695     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       12     
    Slaves Gender:       Female     
    Price In Rixdollars:       60     
    Sellers Last Name:       Meyer     
    Sellers First Name:       Frans     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Van der Stel     
    Buyers First Name:       Simon     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Liesbeeck Valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       governor     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  5. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  6. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[28 Junij 1711] Een kind van Johannes Scipio van Bombase, en Antonike van Krankebaar, Lijfeijgen van Abraham Hartog; de getuigen Johannes van de Cust, en Lena van Krankebaar. — Magdalena

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