Lijsbeth van Madagascar1

F, #15542, b. circa 1670

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Last Edited13/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Lijsbeth was from Madagascar and perhaps born there circa 1670.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 16 August 1677 Lijsbeth van Madagascar was sold by Simon Semens to Alexander Blanck, for Rds. 13. At this price I assume she was very young.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.134.. 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.134. 16.8.1677: Lijsbeth from Madagascar, sold by Simon Semensz van Malling who was in charge of the slaves belonging to the Company to Alexander Blanck for Rds. 13.
  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): 16.8.1677                TS I, g.p.
    Seuren Seurensz van Mallingh, oppasser van die Kompanjie se slawe, verkoop aan Alexander Blanck sy slavintjie Lijsbeth van Madagaskar vir 13 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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