Joost van Rotti1

M, #15402, b. circa 1652

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Last Edited04/03/2016
Birth*Joost van Rotti was born circa 1652 in Rotti, was from.1,2,3,4
Slave TransactionsOn 14 April 1672 Joost van Rotti was sold by Admiral Joan Barra to Joannes Valckenryck, for Rds. 65.5,6


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 130.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S810] Mansell Upham 'At Earth's Extremest End… Op 't eijnde van de Aerd … The genealogical impact of the 'Angola' & 'Guinea' slaves at the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th century', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, August 2014.
  3. [S428] Website Wikipedia ( ""
  4. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 130. 14.2.1672 [sic: 14.4.1672], V, pp. 203-204: Joost from Rotti, sold by Admiral Joan Barra to Johannes Valckenrijck for Rds. 65.
  6. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 14.4.1672     CTD 5, p. 203
    d’Ed Joan Barra, opperkoopman en vooradmiraal oor die Ceylonse retoerskepe en met die skip Swanenburgh terugkerende, verkoop aan Johannes Valckenrijck die lyfeie Joost van die eiland Rottij vir 65 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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