M, #15567, b. circa 1630
|BirthOrigin*||Cornelis was from Rotterdam, , and perhaps born there circa 1630.1|
|Occupation*||On 14 January 1678 Cornelis Cornelisz was skipper of the Quartel.2|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 15 February 1658 Jan Jansz:, Gerrit Harmens and Thomas Christoffel Müller were enumerated in the muster roll among the freemen, as owners of the Saldanha trade in oil and fishing. Enumerated with them were Cornelis Cornelisz, Bartholomeus Boorn and Henrick Barentze van der Zee, described as 'in their service.3'|
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||On 5 January 1658, Cornelis Cornelisz was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as a soldier.4|
|Slave Transactions||On 14 January 1678 Maria van Madagascar was sold by Cornelis Cornelisz to Wilhelm van Dieden, for Rds. 40.1,5|
On 30 January 1678 Eva van Madagascar was sold by Cornelis Cornelisz to Jan Dircksen de Beer, for Rds. 28, she was described as a slavintjie — a child.6
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.135; 14.1.1678: Maria from Madagascar, sold by Cornelis Cornelisz from Rotterdam, skipper of the Quartel, to Wi1lem van Diedem for Rds. 40.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.135; 14.1.1678: Maria from Madagascar, sold by Cornelis Cornelisz from Rotterdam, skipper of the Quartel, to Willem van Diedem for Rds. 40.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.294. Jan Jansz:, of Amsterdam, Gerrit Hermansz:, of Deventer, and Thomas Clmstoffel Mulder — owners of the Saldanha trade for burning oil, fishing, &c.
Cornelis Comelisz:, of Rotterdam, Bartholomeus Borns, of Woerden and Hendriok Barentsz: of Leeuwaerden, in their service.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.265. As above to:- Cornelis Cornelisz:, of Rotterdam, soldier, d.d. 5th January, 1658.
- [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): 14.1.1678 TS 3, g.p.
Comelis Comelisz van Rotterdam, skipper op die hoeker De Quartel, verkoop aan Willem van Dieden, vry ingesetene alhier, die slavin Maria van Madagaskar vir 40 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
- [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 30.1.1678 TS 3, g.p.
Cornel is Cornelisz, skipper van De Quartel, verkoop aan Jan Dircksz van Wageningen, vrymeulenaar alhier, die slavintjie Eva van Madagaskar vir 28 Rds.