Hans Melchior Hoffman1

M, #15641, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited22/12/2014
Birth*Hans Melchior Hoffman was born circa 1640.1
Slave TransactionsOn 15 June 1680 Anthoni van der Kust Malabar was sold by an unknown person to Hans Melchior Hoffman, for Rds. 30. I assume this to be the same slave purchased by her (now deceased) husband in 1675.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.139.. 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.139. 15.6.1680: Anthonij from an unknown origin, sold from the above estate to Hans Melchior Hoffman for Rds. 30.

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