Aert Verhoeven1,2

M, #15517, b. circa 1650

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Last Edited12/03/2016
Birth*Aert Verhoeven was born circa 1650.3
Occupation* On 24 March 1677 Aert Verhoeven was a first mate on the Cabeljauw.2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.24 March 1677, the name of Aert was written in the record as Arnout Verhoeven.3
Slave TransactionsOn 24 March 1677 Abraham van Bengale was sold by Aert Verhoeven to Laurens Cornelissen, for Rds. 50.3,2


  1. This is how he wrote his name.
  2. [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): 24.3.1677     [Verlore, TS I]
    Arnout Verhoeven, opperstuurman op die Cabeljauw, verkoop aan Lourens Cornelisz, vryburger, die slaaf Abraham van Bengale, 27/28 jaar oud, vir 50 Rds. [Aert Verhoeven]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 133. 24.3.1677: Abraham from Bengal (27/28), sold by Arnout (Sign.) Aert Verhoeven, first mate of the Cabeljauw to Lourens Cornelisz for Rds. 50.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.

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