Jacob van Malabar1

M, #15443, b. circa 1664

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Last Edited12/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Jacob was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1664. He was said to be 12 years old when sold as a slave in 1676.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 7 February 1676 Jacob van Malabar was sold by Anthonijs Abrahamsen to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, for Rds. 40.2,3


  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. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.131. 7.2.1676: Jacob from Malabar (12), sold by Anthony Abrahams to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh for Rds. 40.
  3. [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): 7.2.1676          [Verlore]
    Anthony Abrahams verkoop aan Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh die slaaf Jacob van Malabar, 12 jaar oud, vir 40 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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