Steven van Malabar1

M, #15472, b. circa 1650

Copyright / Terms of Use Notice

The material on this website is subject to copyright.
Facts (names, dates, and places) are not copyright. You are free to transcribe them but not cut and paste into your data provided you use the correct attribution and citation.
I have created the narratives, sentences, and citations; they are copyright and may not be used.
You may not add them to your genealogy, your personal documents, your tree on Ancestry, nor in the data or profile sections on Geni, nor anywhere else.
Many of the images are also copyright. You may not copy them without the consent of the copyright holders.
You must use the correct attribution and citation, viz.: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project. Here you add the page URL.

Last Edited19/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Steven was from Malabar Coast and perhaps born there circa 1650.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 10 June 1676 Steven van Malabar was sold by Joan Bax van Herentals to Do. Petrus Hulsenaer, for Rds. 95.2,3
On 26 January 1679 Steven van Malabar was sold by Rebecca van Baelbergen to Johannis Overnij, for Rds. 80. I have assumed this to be the slave purchased by Do. Hulsenaer from Joan Bax, the then governor, in 1676.4,5


  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. 10.6.1676: Steven from Caste [Coast]Malabar, sold by Governor Johan Bax to the Rev. Petrus Hlllsenaar for Rds. 95.
  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): 10.6.1676     [Verlore]
    Goewerneur Johan Bax verkoop aan ds Petrus Hulsenaar die slaaf Steven van Caste Malabar vir 95 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  4. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.136. 26.1.1679: Steven, sold by Rebecca van Baelbergen, the widow of the Rev. Petrus Hulsenaer, to Johannes Overneijn for Rds. 80.
  5. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 26.1.1679          [Verlore, TS 2]
    Rebecca van Baelbergen, weduwee van eerw Petrus Hulsenaar, verkoop aan ds Johannes Overneijn die slaaf Steven vir 80 Rds.

Bookmark and Share