Reijnier Claassen1

M, #15428, b. circa 1630

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Last Edited08/12/2014
Birth*Reijnier Claassen was born circa 1630, he was a skipper in 1675 - so presumably not a young man.1,2
Occupation* On 21 April 1675 Reijnier Claassen was (an unknown value.)3 
Slave TransactionsMichiel van Paleacatte and Jan Tuticorin were sold by Reijnier Claassen, to Jeronimus Cruse on 21 April 1675, for Rds 70.3,4


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 131. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.131. 21.4.1675: Michiel from Paleacatte (10) and Jan Tuticorin (12), sold by skipper Reijnier Claassen to Jeronimus Cruse for Rds. 70.
  4. [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): 21.4.1675          [Verlore]
    Skipper Reijnier Claassen verkoop aan Jeronimus Cruse die slawe Michiel van Paleacatte, 10 jaar, en Jan van Tuticorin, 12 jaar oud, vir 70 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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