Adam van Madagascar1

M, #15557, b. circa 1658

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Last Edited13/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Adam was from Madagascar and perhaps born there circa 1658.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 20 January 1678 Adam van Madagascar was sold by Arnout Lammertszen to Catharina Ostinghs, for Rds. 40.2,3


  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; 20.1.1678: Adam from Madagascar, sold Arnout Lammerts (signature Lamberts) to Catharina Offtinghs, the widow of Laurent Cornelisz, for Rds. 40.
  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): 20.1.1678          TS3,g.p.
    Arnout Lammersz, assistent alhier, verkoop aan Catarina d’Oringa, weduwee van burger Lourens Cornelisz, die slaaf Adam van Madagskar vir 40 Rds. [Lambertsz.]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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