Aencas van Madagascar1

?, #15213, b. between 1672 and 1674

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Last Edited05/01/2015
BirthOrigin*Aencas was from Madagascar and perhaps born there between 1672 and 1674.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.28 November 1686, the name of Aencas was written in the record as Acricas van Madagascar.2
Slave TransactionsOn 28 November 1686 Aencas van Madagascar was sold by Rogier Bernhard de Jonge to Theunis Dircksen van Schalckwyck, for Rds. 30.1


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.147.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [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:       0521     
    Slaves First Name:       Acricas     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       28     
    Month Of Sale:       11     
    Year Of Sale:       1686     
    Type Of Name:       Autochthonous     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       13     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       30     
    Sellers Last Name:       de Jonge     
    Sellers First Name:       Rogier B     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Upper-Master     
    Buyers Last Name:       Van Schalkwyk     
    Buyers First Name:       Theunis     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis          . Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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