Abraham van Malabar1

M, #15461, b. circa 1656

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Last Edited06/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Abraham was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1656.2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Abraham was written in the record as Abraham Casta van Malabar.2
Slave TransactionsOn 14 March 1676 Abraham van Malabar was sold by Leendert Maas to Laurens Cornelissen, for Rds. 50.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 132. 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. 132. 14.3.1676: Abraham Casta [Coast] Malabar sold by skipper Leendert Maas to Laurensz Cornelissen for Rds. 60.
  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): 14.3.1676          [Verlore]
    Skipper Leendert Maas verkoop aan Laurensz Cornelissen die slaaf Abraham Casta Malabar vir 60 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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