Cal van Madagascar1

F, #15527, b. circa 1660

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Last Edited12/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Cal was from Madagascar and perhaps born there circa 1660.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.17 April 1677, the name of Cal was written in the record as Col van Madagascar.2
Slave TransactionsOn 17 April 1677 Cal van Madagascar was sold by Adriaen van Asperen to Laurens Visscher, for Rds. 40.1


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.134. 17.4.1677: Cal from Madagascar, a slave woman, sold by skipper Adriaan van Asperen to Lourens Visser for Rds. 40.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  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): 17.4.1677     [Verlore, TS I]
    Skipper Adriaan van Asperen verkoop aan Lourens Visser, sersant, die slavin Col van Madagaskar vir 40 Rds. [Nagesien]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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