Abraham van Madagascar1

M, #15582, b. circa 1658

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Last Edited19/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Abraham was from Madagascar and perhaps born there circa 1658.1 
Slave TransactionsOn 11 October 1678 Abraham van Madagascar was sold by Aletta van Hinloopen to Herman Gresnigh, for Rds. 50.2,3


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.136.. 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.136. 11.10.1678: Abraham from Madagascar, sold by Alctta Hinlopen to Herman Gresnicht for Rds. 50.
  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): 11.10.1678               TS 3, g.p.
    Mej Aletta van Hinloopen, weduwee van die EHeer Johan Bax van Herentals, in lewe goewerneur alhier, verkoop aan die burgerraad Herman Gresnicht die slaaf Abraham van Madagaskar vir 50 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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