Cornelis Swart1

M, #15441, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited10/12/2014
BirthOrigin*Cornelis was from Coevenaer and perhaps born there circa 1640.1,2 
Slave TransactionsOn 16 January 1676 Isaak van Cap Vert and Jacob van Cap Vert were sold by Cornelis Swart to Cornelis Botma, for Rds 155.3,4


  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. 16.1.1676: Isaak and Jacob from Cape Verde, sold by skipper Cornelis Swart van Coevenaer to Cornelis Stevensz for Rds. 155. [I have assumed the purchaser was Cornelis Stevensz: Botma - corrections welcome.]
  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): 16.1.1676          [Verlore]
    Skipper Comelis Swart van Coevenaer verkoop aan Comelis Stevensz die slawe Isaak en Jacob van Kaap Verde vir 155 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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