Louwis van St. Jago1

M, #15543, b. circa 1662

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Last Edited13/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Louwis was from St Jago and perhaps born there circa 1662. I assume this to be Santiago Island, in the Cape Verde group of islands.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 1 October 1677 Louwis van St. Jago was sold by Leendert Willemsz to Jan Valckenrijck, for Rds. 55.2,3,4


  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. [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): 29.9.1677               TS I, g.p.
    Gysbert Willemsz, skipper van de Crijgsman, verkoop aan Joannes Valkenrijck, burgerraad, sy slaaf Louwis van St. Jago vir 55 Rds. [Ghijsper Cijswillemsz.]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.134. 1.10.1677: Louwis from St. Jago, sold by skipper Leendert Willemsz to Johan Valckenrijck for Rds. 55.
  4. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): Theunis Dircxse, soos dit in die akte gedateer 17.6.1677 voorkom, word in die addendum (p. 134) goedsmoeds verander na “Theunis Jansz van Schalwijk” en Gysbert Willemsz (1.10.1677) weer na “Leendert Willemsz”. In geeneen van die betrokke dokumente is daar enigiets wat sodanige veranderings regverdig.. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."

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