Francina van de Caep1

F, #14815, b. 23 August 1699
Father*Nicolaas Marcus2 b. c 1683
Mother*Apollonia van Badaga1 b. c 1680, d. b 1719

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Last Edited26/05/2017
BaptismsFrancina van de Caep was baptized on 23 August 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Joost Ventura and Elisabet van Madagascar.1
Slave BirthsBefore 23 August 1699, Francina van de Caep was born in bondage de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search ( "23 Aug: 1699 gedoopt een Kint van Nicolaas Marcùs by Appollona van Badaga, onder getuyge van Joost Ventùra en Elisabet van Madagascar gent Francina…."
  2. [S674] Mansell Upham 'Who is Jannetje Rutgertroost? A genealogical investigation into the origins of a Cape of Good Hope-born mesties woman variously found in the records as: Jannetie / Jannetie Hans:/Hanse: Rutgertroost', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, April 2012. "He [Marcus van Bengale] is also likely to have been the biological father of the heelslag slave, Nicolaas Marcus, who baptized a child Francina (23 August 1699) by the slave woman Appolonia van Badaga [Madagascar?], a slave belonging to Baes Jan Vosloo (from Plettenberg) and who was baptized as an adult (17 July 1703) [sic - 29 July 1703]."

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