Antonij van Soe1

M, #15293, b. before 7 September 1698
Mother*Soua van Madagascar1 b. c 1675

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Last Edited21/07/2017
Birth*Antonij van Soe was born before 7 September 1698 in Cabo de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismAntonij van Soe was baptized on 7 September 1698 Nederduitsche Gereformeede Kerk, (Cape Town).2 
RacialDesignation* On 7 September 1698 Antonij van Soe was described as halfslag, a racial tag meaning he was mixed race, i.e. the father would most likely have been white. For more on the racial and social typecasting of the period, visit this page: Nomenclature & identity tags peculiar to the Cape of Good Hope deriving from an individual’s legal status made for legally-entrenched hierarchic discrimination.1 
Slaves Owned by the CompanyOn 7 September 1698 Soua van Madagascar and Antonij van Soe were enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.1


  1. [S502] Website Family Search (
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "7 Sept: [1698]
    een kint
    van Ismijea [Similea?] [van Madagascar] gent. Huijbertje, [Halfslag]
    van Flora [van Madagascar] gent. Catrijn, [Heelslag]
    van Soer [van Madagascar] gent. Antonij, [Halfslag]"

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