Willem van Bengale1

M, #15344, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited23/01/2016
BirthOrigin*Willem was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1640. His age is estimated.1 
(Slaves) ShipVoyageWillem van Bengale witnessed the New Tag of Angelier and Oijevaer on 30 January 1662 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1 
Slave TransactionsWillem van Bengale was sold by Zacharias Wagenaer to Dom:e Joannes de Voogd on 25 September 1666, for Rds 90 or f 180.3,4

Citations

  1. [S815] Mansell G. Upham 'Documented Slave Arrivals at the Cape of Good Hope (1652-1677)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (Unpublished), 16 November 2014. "2 April 1662: Angelier ex Batavia brings 5 personal slaves of Dresden-born Zacharias Wagenaer (1614-1668), the Cape’s 2nd commander (1662-1666):
    Japanese Christian Anthonij de Later van Japan
    his concubine Annica van Bengale
    their son Abraham
    Louis van Bengale &
    Willem van Bengale.
    "
  2. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012. "2 April 1662: Angelier & Oijevaer bring:
    Cape's newly appointed 2nd Commander Zacharias Wagenaer (from Dresden) ex Batavia with wife Maria aux Brebis (from Wesel), stepdaughter Maria de Bucuoij, Widow Coen Verburg & 5 personal slaves."
  3. [S853] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)", Kronos - Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670) 15 (1988): 25.9.1666     CTD 3, p.109
    Die edelheer Zacharias Wagenaer, kommandeur, verkoop aan Joannes de Voocht, bedienaar van die goddelike Woord, die Bengaalse slaaf Willem vir 90 Rds of f 180. [Geen Onderdom [?] is vermeld. Dit is interessant dat 90 Rds hier as f 180 ligte geld aangegee word in plaas van die gebruiklike f 270. Geen name van getuies word genoem nie en niemand het ook as sodanig geteken nie.]. Hereinafter cited as "Kaapse noteriële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (1658 - 1730? 1670)."
  4. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 127. 30.9.1666, III, pp. 109-110: Willem from Bengal, sold by Zacharias Wagenaer to the Rev. Joannes de Voocht for Rds. 90 or f 180.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
 

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