Mars van Madagascar1

M, #15484, b. circa 1655

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Last Edited12/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Mars was from Madagascar and perhaps born there circa 1655.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 22 December 1676 Mars van Madagascar was sold by Jan Cornelisse Swanshouck to Pieter Jansz van Westhuysen, for Rds. 45.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 133.. 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. 133. 22.12.1676: Mars from Madagascar, sold by Jan Cornelisz Swanshoeck, first mate of the V oorhout, to Pieter J ansz van der Westhuijsen for Rds. 45.
  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): 22. 12.1676          [Verlore]
    Jan Cornelisz Swanshoeck, opperstuurman op die Voorhout, verkoop aan Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen die slaaf Mars van Madagaskar vir 45 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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