Theunisz Swartpaart1

M, #15480, b. circa 1640

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 Edited12/03/2016
Birth*Theunisz Swartpaart was born circa 1640.1
Slave TransactionsHans van Madagascar may be the slave who was sold by Theunisz Swartpaart, to Jacob Jansz on 15 December 1676, for Rds. 28. With a view toward further discovery in the record, I have assumed him to be the same individual baptised as an adult company slave (i.e. 25 or older) in 1695.2,3


  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. 15.12.1676: Hans from Madagascar, sold by Theunisz Swartpaart to Jacob Jansz from Biervliet for Rds. 28.
  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): 15.12. 1676          [Verlore]
    Theunis Swartpaart verkoop aan Jacob Jansz van Biervliet die slaaf Hans van Madagaskar vir 28 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

Bookmark and Share