Cathie van Macassar1

F, #15676, b. circa 1661

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Last Edited24/12/2014
BirthOrigin*Cathie was from Macassar and perhaps born there circa 1661. I have estimated her age based on the practice that baptised slave women had to be set free at age 22.1 
Slave EmancipationsOn 2 July 1683 Cathie van Macassar was emancipated by Ferdinandus Gurijnier de Caep de Goede Hoop.2


  1. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 140.. 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. 140. 3.7.1683: Cathie from Macassar liberated by Ferdinandus Gunijeer (sign. F. Gurijnier).

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