Klaas van Angola1

M, #15553, b. circa 1668

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Last Edited13/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Klaas was from Angola and perhaps born there circa 1668. He was described as a slafie in 1678, and I therefor assume him to have been a young child.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 13 January 1678 Klaas van Angola was sold by Willem Forbis to Steven Jansz Botma, for f 100. Indian valuation.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.135.. 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.135; 13.1.1678: Klaas from Angola, sold by second mate Willem Vorbus (signature Forbis) to Steven Jansz van Wageningen for f 100. Indian valuation.
  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): 13.1.1678          TS 3, g.p.
    Willem Vorbus, onderstuurman op die St Andries, verkoop aan Steven Jansz van Wageningen, vryburger alhier, die slafie Klaas van Angola vir f 100. [Willem Forbis]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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